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Using 3D Buildings to Enhance GIS Datasets

3D Condos

Date: August 16th, 2012 at 10am Location: Palm Beach County Vista Center Presenters: Christine Schluter and Bruce Harris Summary: Creating, Displaying and Managing Condos and other 3D structures in a traditional 2-Dimensional environment can often present challenges for those working with these datasets. By using 3D GIS technologies to render these buildings users can get a Continue Reading

Facts and Fallacies: A Guide to Survey Grade GIS Data

Meeting Place: April 19th, 2012 at 10am Location: Palm Beach County Vista Center Presenter: Bryan Merritt, LS/PSM, Leed Green Associate, Principal Associate – Erdman Anthony Summary: Do you wonder how accurate (or inaccurate) survey grade data really is? Should you be comfortable with GPS vertical results you’re getting? Are you aware of the all the Continue Reading

Creating a Panther Habitat Model and Panther Migration Bank Geodatabase

Florida Panther

Meeting Place: February 16th, 2012 at 10am Location: Palm Beach County Vista Center Presenter: Barry Wood, GIS Specialist – Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Summary: The Florida Panther is the last subspecies of Puma still surviving in the eastern United States, and is restricted to less than 5% of their historic range.  The recovery strategy Continue Reading

The Role of GIS in Intelligence, Law Enforcement and Public Safety


Join us at 10am on June 23rd at Vista Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. Presenters: IA Parrish Henderson and IA Darrell Reiff Summary: Introduction GIS/GEOINT in the FBI: Mission Technology and Capabilities Miami Division Area of Responsibility: Coverage Common Operational Picture Infrastructure Demographics Scenarios (Google Earth, PowerPoint and PDF) Q&A Agenda: Agenda_062311

Developing Regionally Consistent GIS Methods for Analyzing Potential Sea Level Rise (SLR) Vulnerability in Southeast Florida

Flooded bench in the Keys

Meeting Date: 02/24/2011 at 10:00-11:30 AM Location: Vista Center Summary: In 2009, four of Florida’s southeastern counties (Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe) signed a “Regional Climate Change Compact” that, among others, is paving the way to improved GIS coordination as the region plans and adapts to the potential effects of climate change. Using input Continue Reading