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Spring 2008
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  Focus Departments
 
 
Preserving Rivers
GIS provides a framework for understanding and managing these complex systems
 
 
A Unique Approach to Bathymetry Mapping in a Large River System
Using GIS tools to evaluate hidden habitat
 
 
Linking Catchment and Site Data
Helping natural resource managers make informed decisions on river health

 
Creating a Watershed Stormwater Basin Inventory
Data gathered with Tablet PCs running ArcPad

 

Special Section

   Quick, Correct Data Collection
 
Streamlined Data Collection
Many options for development and deployment
 
 
Mobile GIS Speeds Inventory
Comprehensive strategy maintains accuracy and schedule
 
 
Techie Teens Use GIS to Increase City Revenues
Data collection effort pays off for Arizona city
 
 

   Manager's Corner
 
A Strategic Approach to a New Organization
How to hit the ground running in your new position
 

   Developer's Corner
 
Tapping Into the Power of Python
[PDF-2 MB]
Data mining, data processing, logging, and e-mails
Download code listings
 
 
 
Slopes, Sharp Turns, and Speed
[PDF-677 KB]
Refining emergency response networks to accommodate steep slopes and turn rules
Sample dataset
[ZIP-3.2 MB]
 
 
Two Quick Ways to Change a Labeling Field to Proper Case
[PDF-222 KB]
Use the Field Calculator or a Label Expression
Download both the Field Calculator and Label Expressions saved as files [ZIP-1.11 KB]
 

Features
 
Examining Error
Consider the effect of sample size and error source when using census data
 
 
From Deficient to Efficient
Many benefits flow from water district's GIS
 
 
Colorado City Implements Local Government Data Model
Model enhances geodatabase functionality while meeting business goals
 
 
Effective Growth Management
Demonstrating the MCE capabilities of GIS
 
 
Using GIS to Study Sports
Putting the where in baseball
 
 
What's New in Town?
ArcGIS Server application keeps public informed of city projects
 
 

   End Notes
 
Monitoring Conditions and Making Decisions
A GIS approach to managing traffic at the European Football Championship
 
 


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