Monthly Archives: March 2014

Place matters for Health and GIS

Emergency cell site in a backpack

This contraption is up and running in 10 minutes.,emergency-cell-site-in-backpack-launched.aspx

How we're connected around the world

This map shows the fiber optic lines that circle the earth under water.  It’s an amazing spider web!

E911 App

This article explains an app developed to notify your family members in the event of placing a 911 call from your cell phone.  It’s a nifty app with other features, including locating nearby non-911 services that are helpful in emergency situations, such as fire stations, hospitals, auto repair shops, and hotels.