Yet another example of how GIS can help tell a story.
Author Archives: Karen Rogers
Something amusing for a change…
This is an awesome series of historic maps of London that offers a glimpse of early cartography.
This article describes interviews with several CIO’s who have dealt with significant disasters. GIS is mentioned a few times; it’s certainly an interesting read!
This map shows where the wage gap between men and women is the most pronounced, and the most even. Depressing but true.
For those of you who have heard of CompStat, NYC has developed a similar tool to track lawsuits in relation to government services, called ClaimStat. This article describes how GIS analysis is being used to help reduce lawsuits and improve government performance.
This excellent article from Directions Magazine provides educational information about UAV’s (aka drones, but not the preferred term). Their increased use will certainly affect the GIS industry.
This interesting maps shows the relative happiness of folks across the country. How does your community fit in?
I found this article to be very interesting in detailing the incredible challenges facing our 911 dispatchers.
This article scratches the surface of what can be done with all the data floating around out there. How can you put it to work in your state?
This is a fascinating map that shows the average age of housing units by zip code block. It paints an incredible picture of demographic patterns across the country through the years.
I just saw this disturbing map…thoughts to ponder as you enter into your weekend. Be safe and encourage those around you to do the same!
Here is a series of 10 maps that shows how folks across our country spend their time, from how much they read each day to how long they spend ‘grooming’. It’s pretty interesting!
This is a great series of maps showing what our energy infrastructure looks like.
In case you haven’t seen this interesting article: