MAGS is headed into Marietta On Wednesday to the Two Birds Tap House. Anyway – I’m headed down. If you’re in the Atlanta Area and care to joins us please show up.
As of Saturday September 9th 2017 the graphic from the National Hurricane Center looks like:
For those of you in the path who are going to have immense fun with high winds, flooding, and possible flying houses carrying a small girl and her dog – Sign up for Fulcrum Community!
Fulcrum (http://Fulcrumapp.com) is providing Fulcrum Community Free to people dealing with Hurricane Irma. If your organization/group whoever needs a data collection app to use during this event all you need to do is download Fulcrum and request access. It was (and still is) deployed for Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
Fulcrum runs on iOS and Android devices. Data (shapefile, File Based Geodatabase, PostGIS, excel, etc) can be retrieved from their cloud and used in any GIS Platform you might have (I use it with QGIS and feed the data live into there). It can also be pushed into any online accounts you might have (from Carto to ArcGIS Online).
It’s preloaded with:
- Urban Search and rescue App
- Disaster Shelters assessment App
- Public Assistance Applicant Damage Report App
- Individual Assistance for Inundation App
- Aid Facility App
- Hurricane Evacuee Info App
- Wind Damage App
- Damage Inspection App
Once again – It’s Free. Fulcrum has made employees available to help you with data collection.
Good luck to those of you dealing with the Hurricane.
This month we’ll be at Mason Tavern on Clairmont, just off of N. Decatur Rd. They do a decent burger, and if you want to hang around after 9:30, they’ll have live jazz. And in case you’ve been under a rock lately, there’s a hole in the highway that no number of metal plates can cover, so unless they’ve installed the stunt ramps by then, do consider MARTA or rideshare if your trip there might be affected by the I-85 closure.
Google Location: https://goo.gl/maps/PPByTDmZfax
March Social @ Meehan’s Sandy Springs
- Thursday, March 16, 2017 7:00 PM
- Meehans Sandy Springs LLC
- 227 Sandy Springs Pl Ne Ste D, Atlanta, GA
Quite by coincidence, for the March social we’ll be enjoying the fresh Éire at the Sandy Springs location of Meehan’s Public House on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day. No pinching, please. Unless it’s consensual.
Be sure to RSVP so that we get an accurate count.
“Geospatial Data Management and State Clearinghouses”
Speaker: Bruce Chaplin, Vice-President Business Development – Americas, Hexagon Geospatial.Bruce Chaplin is a global executive with 25 years of experience developing creative solutions to geospatial, mapping, and location-based challenges. Bruce has worked for Hexagon for 15 years, in leadership roles in product development, product management, and business development. He is based in Norcross, GA.
Presentation Summary: Are you drowning in data? Do you see a deluge of more data coming? Are you under pressure to publish data to users, inside or outside your organization? Making relevant, high-quality geospatial data available to your community of users promotes data reuse, improves collaboration, and drives operational excellence. But, publishing geospatial data effectively and efficiently can be challenging, due to the sheer volume, diversity, and complexity of geospatial data. This presentation will present best practices for successfully publishing geospatial data, outline some of unique challenges that must be overcome, and showcase a success story from an organization that has setup a state-wide geospatial data clearinghouse.
Register at http://www.gaurisa.org