Many people enjoy the perks of having a pet in their life. As geographers, it was only a matter of time before we tried to map them. The GEO Jobe staff has more geopets, as we’ve come to call them, than we initially realized, which made us curious about all the geopets other geographers may […]
The question really isn’t “What is a Micro GIS?” It’s a small scale GIS implementation. The question is “Why Micro GIS and why now?” To start a GIS, entities need a place to start. For most GIS implementations, a georeferenced basemap is the first step. The best basemap is one that enables other layers that […]
In this, the 20th year of GEO Jobe GIS Consulting, it’s a good time to look ahead as GEO Jobe continues to advance with its UAV program. Drone technology has advanced tremendously in the last 3-5 years and it continues to develop rapidly. General computer technology continues to advance as well. Advances in storage, processing, […]
Orthomosaics. Contours. 3D models. That is only a snippet of what our UAV Division regularly produces for clients across the country to support their surveying and planning operations. And we now have even more to offer. Over the past several years, the GEO Jobe UAV Division has worked hard to match the growth and advancements […]
During times of crisis, emergency, and destructive weather incidents, we look to real-time maps. They are a crucial component in emergency response, disaster monitoring, and reporting. Tools like web GIS, vector maps, open data feeds, and the like are at our disposal. Many useful web resources are available to us to support situational awareness and […]
There’s no question that Story Maps and the Story Map templates are valuable and useful for many things. There are crowd-sourced story maps, some are strictly map based, some share news and event information, others are used to gather crowd-sourced information, and then some stories walk you through a visual experience told through photos and […]
So, you want to go to school and get that degree – maybe you want to be a Geographer? Well, there’s some great news as a there’s now a webmap that can show you where you can get your degree – The College Map (Beta) #EDU #STEM #GeoEducation.
This tip comes via Rich Shultz (@RSchultzGeoTech), educator and Associate Director/co-PI of the National GeoTech Center… Take 10 minutes and then pass it along to one other person. Let’s teach the importance of spatial thinking to our future workforce. In this awesome presentation, Dr. Kerski (@josephkerski) discusses paper maps and the evolution of mobile maps, […]
MarchMadness officially kicked off this week, hopefully your bracket is still alive! You may have gone through the teams and selected your favorites but do you know the players? This awesome map from Esri will help you to get to know them a bit better.
Every February we gather around the TV or in the bar, put back some burgers, wings, nachos and chili, and enjoy what is hopefully a good foot ball game for the title. But you may wonder, which cities have hosted the big game? This fine Story Map shares details of the game and venues that […]