October, 2008


GIS Software

uDig GIS and Quantum GIS

uDig GIS and Quantum GIS

Linux Journal profiles uDIG, a Java-based open source GIS application (the acronym refers to User-friendly, Desktop, Internet, GIS).   The article by James Gray reviews how to download uDIG, where to find GIS data and reviews the basic functionalities of loading data, symbolizing and selecting attributes.  James Gray also has an […]

GIS Career and Jobs

First GIO Named for the Department of the Interior

First GIO Named for the Department of the Interior

Karen Siderelis has been named the first geographic information officer (GIO) for the Department of the Interior: “The appointment of Karen Siderelis to this new position underscores the importance of Interior’s role in guiding the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC),” said James Cason, associate deputy secretary of the Interior, in […]