Awesome Story Maps – Geography Helps Understand Where Will Amazon Locate HQ2 and Why?

In College I majored in urban geography. I was totally enthralled with urban planning related matters, architecture, and cities, in particular, how cities grew and the factors that drove people to urban centers. Naturally, as a geographer, it made sense that these things would all, in concert, affect how businesses grew and in particular where […]


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Knowing Where You Can Fly a UAV – FAA Adds More Restricted Airspace Locations

The UAV Services Group here at GEO Jobe has been going gangbusters this year and there’s no sign of that slowing down! We fly missions for a broad range of clients ranging from local government, utilities, airports, developers, and even marinas. Of particular importance to us (and anyone who’s flying unmanned vehicles) are the rules and regulations […]


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#MapThis Tips – So Long USGS National Map viewer, Hello Advanced ArcGIS Online Public Map Viewer!

Did you Know… The USGS is planning to discontinue service to the previous versions of the National Map viewer application on September 29 2017. This is part of a continuing effort to move towards data visualization frameworks that support the new HTML5 advances in web environments, improve mobile access, and add GIS capabilities while minimizing the government’s […]