The GeoSpatial Data Act establishes a clear vision, assigns responsibility, provides authority and ensures oversight by Congress of federal geospatial activities. These improvements will help ensure that the United States is able to build and sustain a robust national spatial data infrastructure (NSDI). Support of this legislation is a critical step toward building more resilient communities by ensuring they will have access to the consistent high-quality data they need.
Author: Ross Baldwin
Do you know someone who is super passionate about GIS, an individual that has contributed to the betterment of the GIS community here in New York State, or have a slick GIS App or project that you are proud of? Well now’s your chance to nominate a colleague, your team, or even yourself to be recognized amongst your NY GIS peers for their achievements!
My name is RJ Theofield and I recently graduated from Stony Brook University with a B.A. Environmental Design, Policy & Planning. I am interested in a summer internship that utilizes GIS and/or is planning-related.
Erin O’Connor is currently a student at Stony Brook University looking for a job when she graduates at the end of the school year. She is majoring in Biology with a minor in Sustainable Studies.
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Do you want to sharpen your GIS skills? Why don’t you take Summer ONLINE GIS courses at Stony Brook University?
My name is Michael Cashin and I am a senior at Stony Brook University studying towards a major in marine science and a minor in geospatial science looking for some job experience.
There’s a scene in Independence Day: Resurgence where Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel gets blown to bits. Hundreds of cars along the nearby Esplanade Bridge get sucked into the sky. It’s alien Armageddon.
But before extraterrestrials could destroy Singapore, Hollywood had to build its cityscape—a 3D version of it, at least.
As economic centers grow in size and importance, determining their boundaries has become more crucial. Where do you fall on the map?
Farmingdale State College invites applications for a tenured track Assistant Professor in Geography. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in cartography, geographic information systems, and human and physical geography. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop and teach advanced courses in one or more of the following areas: geovisualization and remote sensing; spatial databases; cartographic design; resource management; urban planning; disaster planning/homeland security; environmental security; open source GIS; web mapping or web-based GIS with mobile computing/location-based services.