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USGS commemorates its involvement with GIS on GIS Day

Friday, November 15th, 2013

On November 20th, GIS Day, the USGS will commemorate their commitment to GIS. In spite of all the new technologies for mapping currently, the USGS would like to remind people that for the past 130 years, it has been the primary producer of topographic data for the U.S. and is producing its own new and emerging geospatial technologies and products.

Geologic map of the Holy Cross quadrangle, Colorado

Geologic map of the Holy Cross quadrangle, Colorado.


GIS Day Celebration in McAllen, TX

Friday, November 20th, 2009

The city of McAllen, TX is hosting their own GIS Day celebration today, to demonstrate to citizens its new GIS approach to managing city government departments.

The city has gone from a paper-based system where permitting fees were not collected correctly to a full GIS with Accela GIS and Accela Wireless with ESRI ArcGIS Server Mobile ADF. The implementation is not limited to just one department however, as health, code enforcement, public works, building, utilities and water all use the GIS. Currently eight departments utilize the GIS, and lead programmer analyst Jose Pena said that many more are interested in coming on board.

At the event, speakers include UPS, Accela, the National Weather Service, Border Patrol, ESRI and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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