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Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 06:10

As wildfires rage across Southern California, news media regularly report the sizes of the largest and most damaging fires in the region using acres as the unit of measurement.  But exactly how big is an acre?  While listening to the ongoing

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 05:30

Current and prospective GIS students regularly inquire about prospects for employment in the geospatial technology industry and in related fields where GIS is useful. Fortunately for GIS job seekers, many projections from government agencies and market research firms alike point toward

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Monday, August 29, 2016 - 05:37

Community leaders in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Venice have recently expressed interest in separating Venice from the City of Los Angeles, sparking discussion and media attention.

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 05:33

Despite the widely held misconception that file geodatabases (.gdb) can only be read and edited using tools within Esri's ArcGIS platform, recent versions of GDAL (and, therefore, GDAL-utilizing applications like QGIS) are capable of efficiently reading and extracting information from file

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