A city looks at wastewater for clues in the opioid fight
Route Fifty: Tempe, Arizona, tests the waters to glean data about the spread of dangerous drugs. Read more.
NG911 technology: What state and local communities need to know
: 911 authorities need to transition from the tabular address and location systems to geospatial, GIS-Based Location Validation Function and Emergency Call Routing Function. Read more
The half earth(ling)
: Renowned entomologist Edward O. Wilson calls for conserving half the planet for biodiversity in his appearance at Esri User Conference. Read more
Three ways GIS is changing Singapore
: Tan Boon Khai, chief executive of Singapore Land Authority, said becoming a smart nation is the work of citizens and businesses as well as the government. Read more
Agencies work to embrace—and secure—the Internet of Things
: As agencies integrate and deploy new Internet of Things (IoT) machines, sensors, cameras, and devices, insiders consider securing the evolving infrastructure a top priority. Read more
World Geospatial Industry Council
: The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC), an association of companies representing the entire ecosystem of geospatial industry, will support the United Nations Sustainable Goals. Watch video
Agriculture wants store-level data on all of America’s grocery retailers
: The agency plans to use the data to make sure everyone in the country has affordable access to healthy food. Read more
How advances in computer mapping shaped the early days of GIS
GIS Lounge: This article chronicles the advances that led to the development of GIS. Read more.