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Case Study: Students Using ArcGIS.com to Study Soil Erosion

Case Study: Students Using ArcGIS.com to Study Soil Erosion

ESRI Canada has published a case study about the use of ArcGIS.com by Canadian students to learn about their environment.  By learning spatial skills, the students were able to study and map out a local environmental issue, the erosion of the Scarborough Bluffs. Recently, the school leveraged the geographic information system […]

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Sidewalk Inventory Study: Improving Safety, Walkability, and Development Issues for the City of Rancho Cucamonga

A sidewalk inventory program implemented for the City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, is not only resolving safety concerns but will help with various infrastructure improvements and long-term development projects. Guest article submitted by VanderHawk Consulting, LLC. Rancho Cucamonga, with a population over 150,000, is located in western San Bernardino County, […]

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Trimble GPS Handhelds Support Green Initiatives for the City of Shanghai

Trimble GPS Handhelds Support Green Initiatives for the City of Shanghai

City of Shanghai implements environmentally conscious initiatives using Trimble GPS technology to improve the quality of life for city residents.  Guest article by Trimble. Over the past several years, City of Shanghai leaders have been focusing their efforts on creating a greener and more sustainable city. Being awarded the World […]

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GPS and GIS Technologies Speed Assessment of Historic Sites in Post-Katrina New Orleans

GPS and GIS Technologies Speed Assessment of Historic Sites in Post-Katrina New Orleans

In this case study, FEMA and NPS collaborated on field assessment methodology to meet National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) requirements in post-Katrina New Orleans. 40,000 structures were assessed using Trimble GPS hardware and software integrated with ESRI ArcGIS for collection and management of cultural resource data.  Article by Robert Laudati, […]

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American Red Cross Uses Trimble Technology and RDMS to Speed Hurricane Disaster Relief

American Red Cross Uses Trimble Technology and RDMS to Speed Hurricane Disaster Relief

Since 1881, the American Red Cross has been the United State’s premier emergency response organization. In addition to offering neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross also distinguishes itself by aiding victims of devastating natural disasters, from floods to earthquakes to hurricanes. Each year, in […]

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Managing Auckland’s Roads With GPS

Managing Auckland’s Roads With GPS

In October 2008, the New Zealand Transport Agency formed the Auckland Motorway Alliance (AMA), a compilation of businesses, consultants, and transportation thought leaders tasked with managing Auckland’s motorway network. The consultants—chosen, in part, for their technology expertise—felt confident they would be able implement plans to manage the 186 mile (300 […]