Mapping Detroit Neighborhoods and other Government GIS News
A new map of Detroit neighborhoods, created by Alex Alsup of Loveland Technologies (also behind Why Don't We Own This, covered here), tapped many sources, including the public. Oddly, the finished map is not available at the site (that I could find), but news outlets are publishing it.
Bolivar County, MS is set to move its geospatial data (that's voting data at right) to the Web. First up is a tool to help citizens find voting locations; Talbot Brooks at Delta State College is advising. County Attorney Ellis Turnage presented the base map idea and it was approved. His quote on the technology, refered to as geographic information technology:
This technology is amazing. They can make maps large enough to cover this entire wall.
The satellite images received by Turkey’s RASAT satellite will be open to the public through an online portal, the state scientific research institute TÜBİTAK has said in a statement.
The portal is expected to launch later this year.