In the NEWS ........
New ORURISA Board members:
Congratulations to the following GIS professionals who were elected to the ORURISA Board on 5/6/15.
Molly Vogt - President Elect
Richard L'Esperance - Member at Large
John Sharrard - Member at Large
Keith Massie - Treasurer
Southern Oregon GIS Users Group: On Friday March 20th, 2015, the Southern Oregon GIS Users Group met to discuss various web apps and mobile mapping applications local users have been working on. There were five local users who volunteered to give presentations to the group. Links for available applications are included.
Lea Richards, GISP from the City of Ashland presented a Story Map called Historic Lithia Park Tour.
Rickey Fite from the City of Ashland presented two Web Apps called City of Ashland Cemetery Map and Ashland Trails Map which is an unpublished map still in testing.
Karim Naguib from Jackson County presented the Web App called Survey Index Map.
Brady Smith, GISP from Jackson County presented a Collector App called Watermaster Field Collection which is available on a secured site and not publicly available.
Desraye Assali from the BLM presented three field Collection Apps called Dump Sites, Field Operations, and Culvert Failures which are available on a secured site and not publicly available. Con
Report Card on the U.S. National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI): The Coalition of Geospatial Organizations (COGO) announces the release of its Report Card on the U.S. National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) that depicts the condition and performance of the nation’s geospatial “infrastructure” which includes surveyed, mapped and remotely-sensed information. The NSDI Report Card is in the familiar form of a school report card—assigning letter grades that are based on physical condition and needed investments for improvement.