The RI E911 Exposure Assessment

The Rhode Island Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (RI Beach SAMP), a program supported by many partners accross the state, works to study and understand how RI’s coastal communities will be affected by flooding and erosion

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The Rhode Island Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (RI Beach SAMP), a program supported by many partners accross the state, works to study and understand how RI’s coastal communities will be affected by flooding and erosion

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Getting Ready to Use the Collector App

Recently I authored a blog post for the Environmental Data Center blog on setting up a feature class and Wbe Map for use with Esri’s Collector App. Based on discussions at previous RIGIS Executive Committee

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Recently I authored a blog post for the Environmental Data Center blog on setting up a feature class and Wbe Map for use with Esri’s Collector App. Based on discussions at previous RIGIS Executive Committee

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Posted in Tips and Tricks

Implementing ArcGIS Open Data in Rhode Island

The concept of “open data” is not a new one, for years those of us in the GIS community have come accross this term to describe data that has been shared with no copyright restrictions

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The concept of “open data” is not a new one, for years those of us in the GIS community have come accross this term to describe data that has been shared with no copyright restrictions

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Posted in Website Update

Recap: RIGIS User Group Imagery Seminar

On August 19, an educational forum on aerial and satellite imagery available for Rhode Island was held at the University of Rhode Island’s (URI) main campus with the goal of informing attendees on a variety

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On August 19, an educational forum on aerial and satellite imagery available for Rhode Island was held at the University of Rhode Island’s (URI) main campus with the goal of informing attendees on a variety

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Gridded Soil Survey Geographic (gSSURGO) Database

The Gridded SSURGO (gSSURGO) is a complimentary product to the traditional SSURGO data made available the USDA-NRCS. All attribute tables associated with traditional SSURGO data are contained with the gSSURGO database. These data are stored

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The Gridded SSURGO (gSSURGO) is a complimentary product to the traditional SSURGO data made available the USDA-NRCS. All attribute tables associated with traditional SSURGO data are contained with the gSSURGO database. These data are stored

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New Data – Topobathy Lidar bare earth DEMs for Southern RI

Between July and August of 2014 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Geodetic Survey (NGS) collected topobathy LiDAR for 2,775 miles of the Atlantic Coast from Rhode Island to South Carolina. This provides

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Between July and August of 2014 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Geodetic Survey (NGS) collected topobathy LiDAR for 2,775 miles of the Atlantic Coast from Rhode Island to South Carolina. This provides

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New Coastal Lidar and Imagery Available

LiDAR There are two new collections of coastal LiDAR data available for download via the Elevation and Bathymetry section of this website. While neither collection provides full coverage of Rhode Island, both provide users with

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LiDAR There are two new collections of coastal LiDAR data available for download via the Elevation and Bathymetry section of this website. While neither collection provides full coverage of Rhode Island, both provide users with

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Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data ArcGIS Online Open Data Site

Historically, access to the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) has been restricted to applicants meeting a variety of criteria, such as working for a federal government agency, or state emergency management agency. With the release

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Historically, access to the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) has been restricted to applicants meeting a variety of criteria, such as working for a federal government agency, or state emergency management agency. With the release

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Posted in Online Resource