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600+ government ArcGIS servers with open data

Part 1 – List of 600+ government ArcGIS servers with open data Earlier this year I posted two pdf files with internet addresses for federal and state ArcGIS servers with open data.  That work has now been combined into a single pdf file.  In addition, internet addresses for various regional, […]

Kids Well-being Indicators Clearinghouse

The Kids’ Well-being Indicators Clearinghouse (KWIC), developed by CCF, is designed to advance the use of children’s health, education and well-being indicators as a tool for policy development, planning, and accountability. Interactive and online since 2002.

NYS Geographic Information Gateway

NYS Geographic Information Gateway

The Geographic Information Gateway (Gateway) is a legislatively mandated (ECL Article 14…see section 14-0111, #4) ) data portal that is managed by the NY Department of State, Office of Planning and Development. It provides easy access to geospatial data for a broad spectrum of users from GIS professionals (published MapServices and download functionality) to decision-makers and the public with a map viewer and story maps.

NYS ShareGIS

NYS ShareGIS

Authoritative GIS data and tools should be easy to discover, understand and available for use by all. The ShareGIS Team has embarked on an initiative to build the ShareGIS environment in answer to the need for a statewide GIS Platform.

How Hollywood Builds and Destroys Cities with 3D GIS

How Hollywood Builds and Destroys Cities with 3D GIS

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.