Category Archives: Spatial IT/GIS

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Web Mapping, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series xyHt in print, January 2016It’s as easy as 1, 2, built. In my last article in this series (December 2015), I briefly discuss the essence of what a web map is and the basic components. This part looks at the easy web mapping solutions that...

ARES Map is a hybrid solution bringing together the intelligence of Esri’s GIS contents and a full-featured dwg-based CAD system.

The Vanishing Divide

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series xyHt in print, January 2016New solutions bridge the gap between CAD and GIS. Editor’s note: In our continuing examination of CAD-GIS integration we’ve presented several approaches and products. Internationally, a tremendous amount of work has been done towards integration, both in academia and in commercial...

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Outlook 2016: 40 Under 40

In this annual issue focused on the future, we offer “40 under 40″ (or “40<40″): a collection of profiles of motivated and noteworthy young professionals under 40 years of age. It is our wish that these profiles will honor those who work tirelessly to promote geospatial fields and to provide inspiration for young people considering...

Storm Surge in Brooklyn

High-res Hurricane Maps

It’s after sunset in Brooklyn, New York. As I open my apartment window, suddenly I sense a strong, ocean aroma. I look outside and am shocked to see a deep surge of seawater flowing up the street quickly from a nearby boat marina. The street lights flicker, and in the water flows large tree limbs,...

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Top of the Crop: Best of Pangaea 2015

This entry is part of 1 in the series PangaeaAs we end the year 2015, it’s interesting and informative to look back and see what you, our readers, found most interesting. Using metrics gleaned from our newsletter platform, I picked the top five issues: Surprising UAS Section 333 Exemptions UAS continue to be a hot...

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Web Mapping

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series xyHt in print December 2015Part 1, The Basics Children of the millennium will never know that there was a time before the internet when we, the cartographers, engineers, and surveyors had to relate geospatial information through the medium of paper. Although the internet has been...