Palm Beach CountyWide GIS Forum

Providing a medium for the exchange and dissemination of ideas regarding technical GIS issues

Open Source GIS: The Alternative Set of Geospatial Solutions

OPEN SOURCE GIS – THE ALTERNATIVE SET OF GEOSPATIAL SOLUTIONS Tuesday, April 19, 2011 2:00 PM FAU Downtown Ft. Lauderdale HEC 1110 Many speak of a ‘spatial turn’ in sciences external to geography, as GIS plays a significant role for the analysis and visualization of many social, economic and environmental phenomena. This, combined with the increasing Continue Reading

GIS Technician – Davie, Florida

GIS Technician Job Description: The Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie, Florida is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work as part of a multi-agency team engaged in research in support of Everglades ecology and restoration. Duties Include: This individual will be the Continue Reading

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