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‘Sherman, set the WABAC machine to 1939!’

By Jared Olar
Library assistant

Only in the imaginary realms of science fiction, or the whimsical cartoon world of Mr. Peabody and Sherman, is it possible to hop in a time machine and leap back to 1939 – but Tazewell County’s Geographic Information System Coordinator Janna Baker and her assistant Shelly Farmer have created a remarkable map of our county that can serve as a substitute for Mr. 559 more words

CGRER Looks Forward: Statistician Kate Cowles

Julia Poska | March 22, 2019

Hydrologists can never completely predict when flooding will strike. Conservationists can never be sure how chemical spills will impact fish populations, nor can anyone really foretell how extreme the effects of climate change will be. 602 more words

Winter 2019 GIS Projects

Winter was ushered in with another productive batch of GIS projects. In addition to further practice honing geoprocessing and cartographic skills, remote sensing, map digitization, data collection, and data collection systems design were added to my toolbox . 457 more words


A History of Place 2: Indexing

I opted to compile the index of A History of Place myself. I made this choice for various reasons, but the main one was that the index seemed to me to be an important part of the volume’s framing and presentation. 1,446 more words


Leap forward with Intermediate ArcGIS Pro in Seattle, April 23-25

Have you taken the leap with ArcGIS Pro? Register today for the inaugural offering of our new Intermediate ArcGIS Pro class in Seattle on April 23-25.  742 more words

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My Experience Contributing to Open Source Projects

2019 is only two and a half months in, but I’ve already been more active in the open source community than I had anticipated.   During this short period of time, I’ve pushed code to the… 1,451 more words