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Draft NSDI Strategic Plan Released for Public Comment

Draft NSDI Strategic Plan Released for Public Comment

NEW Draft NSDI Strategic Plan Released for Public Comment (August 27, 2020) The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) is seeking public comment on the draft strategic plan for the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). Comments are due by September 17, 2020....

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eSpatially – Focus on Hudson River Flooding Impacts

eSpatially – Focus on Hudson River Flooding Impacts

The latest post from NYS GIS Association member Sam Wear, “Focus on Hudson River Flooding Impacts”, posted August 26, 2020, is available on his website eSpatially New York. "The Hudson River Flood Impact Decision Support System (HRFIDSS) is an online mapping...

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2020 Special GIS Awards in the Fight Against COVID

2020 Special GIS Awards in the Fight Against COVID

We have all endured the most extraordinary circumstances over the past few months. Every aspect of our lives has been impacted. Let’s bring a positive to these trying times and showcase some of the incredible GIS work that you or your colleagues have been doing to...

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NEARC Mappy Hour | 13 August

NEARC Mappy Hour | 13 August

Hello NEARC Community! Please join us on Thursday, August 13th from 5-6 PM for a NEARC Mappy Hour. Come connect with your fellow NEARC friends and colleagues to catch up and (optionally) join in on various topics. We will have a number of virtual breakout rooms...

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The 2020 Census is Happening Now

The 2020 Census is Happening Now

Don't forget, you can still respond to the 2020 Census online at 2020census.gov by using a desktop computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet if you haven’t done so already. Encourage friends, family, and colleagues to complete the census form, which can be done safely,...

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Community Contact Tracing Webinar | July 30

Community Contact Tracing Webinar | July 30

A Method to Modernize and Enhance Contact Tracing with Location Data In the earliest stage of an outbreak, contact tracing has always been a robust intervention for containment efforts. However, as an outbreak evolves to pandemic status and transmission advances to...

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