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Fire, EMS, Government, and some politics of GIS / GPS

Newsclips for Nov. 21, 2011

Montana agency to use #GIS to disclose #fracking locations and results: ow.ly/7AdBc

Ecology student looks to enlist support of #LSSU #GIS program to #map campus biodiversity vs. invasive plants: ow.ly/7Ad3O
St. Lucie county #FL urges residents to check floodplain maps:ow.ly/7Ac0s #GIS
Will #Lightsquared continue to drag Immarsat down? : ow.ly/7zzeF #GPS #GIS
The Hill managed to get some White House e-mails re: #Lightsquaredow.ly/7zxXl #GPS #GIS
NOTICE: #Lightsquared not the only threat to #GPS : ow.ly/7ySjE #GIS
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Newsclips for Nov. 18 (and 17) 2011

PR from Coalition to Save Our #GPS about #Lightsquared fight anniversary: ow.ly/7xVZt #GIS

Modelling zombie infestation (sorry no #map s): ow.ly/7xPiX but reasoning for all-out counter-attack
.@rjhale: I’m going to ETSU to give a talk about #GIS. “I have a spatial purpose” . I hope someone there has seen The Jerk.@sostevemartin
a city council debates keeping or modifying #GIS costs: ow.ly/7xNtb
Sounds kinda odd: school in Moldova celebrates its first #Greentoilet on @WorldToilet day: ow.ly/7xMYg #WTD
#MO Teens use #GIS to develop zombie attack survival strategy:ow.ly/7xLP1
#Lightsquared lauded by siliconindia for being a top funding-finder? :ow.ly/7xLo9 #GPS #GIS
is #Lightsquared dragging Immarsat down? : ow.ly/7xL7S #GPS #GIS
#FCC politicos shuffled about to help deal with #Lightsquared and other problems: ow.ly/7xKNC #GPS #GIS
Support for #Lightsquared and others called “crony capitalism” by Bachmann: ow.ly/7xKsZ #GPS #GIS
U of Buffalo blends #GEO and law class and studies watershed probs. ow.ly/7wxVL #GIS
U.S. Senator asks colleagues to prevent #FCC approval of #LightSquared : ow.ly/7wwOh (Businessweek.com#GPS #GIS
City invites its citizens to spec. or design apps using #GIS and other free data: ow.ly/7ww5M

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Newsclips for Nov. 16, 2011

Danville #VA Science Center to hose (sic) #GIS day! ow.ly/7vlma #GPS too
Montana #GIS working to document oil pipelines that cross rivers to prevent massive spills ow.ly/7vkCb
Small Connecticut town does its own assessement using #GIS then hands map to astounded electric co. ow.ly/7vjFj
Allegany County #MD using #GIS to help reduce pollution in Chesapeake Bay’s water: ow.ly/7vjfC
Will Cox’s plan to bail on wireless add fuel to the #Lightsquaredfires? ow.ly/7viIe #GPS #GIS
Politicos in talks about #FCC nominees and #Lightsquareddocuments: ow.ly/7vilZ #GPS #GIS
Happy #GIS Day!

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Newsclips for Nov. 15, 2011

Geo-Pictures / Asign helps collect crowdsource images / data in Bangcock flood: http://ow.ly/7tWPO #GPS #GIS #SMEM
Official in Thailand calls for old #MAP s showing covered canals:ow.ly/7tVZU good #GIS project!
#GIS Expert to speak to history of poverty class at PSU-Brandywine:ow.ly/7tOQq
#FCC getting local govt., etc to fill committee on #Lightsquaredissue: ow.ly/7tM31 #GIS #GPS
.@themapaddict @AdamWeinstein Google Maps mashup to determine whether that nuclear explosion will kill you | su.pr/2BpOV1 #GIS

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Newsclips for Nov. 14, 2011

SkyEye 350 uses #FLIR #GPS #GIS for everything from #SAR to oil slick monitoring: ow.ly/7sG7w
South Africa using #GIS to help groundwater and wetlands management: ow.ly/7sERB
RT @stipcommonslab: Next #ICCM will be in Washington, DC in the Fall (2012?) , co-hosted by World Bank GFDRR #crisismapping sweet
State of the art buses to be used for Pan-Arab games incl. wireless and #GIS and #GPS ow.ly/7sCEJ
New Taipei using high-tech including #GPS and #GIS to make city safer: ow.ly/7sCmu
Who will win in 4G battle? It might not be Sprint + #Lightsquared : ow.ly/7sC1q #GIS

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Newsclips for Nov. 13, 2011

#TX announces center for study of invasive species will use #GISand predictive modeling, ow.ly/7rUXc

For those interested, #DC city govt. has a #Green #GIS map, etc.http://ow.ly/7rTut

Upcoming movie “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” looks like #map s play a part http://ow.ly/7rP6a #GIS 

Evansville IN is going #Green, including having #GIS layer with of the all trees: http://ow.ly/7rObu

Nothing really new on Lightsquared or the GPS tracking privacy case for the Supreme Court today…

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Newsclips for Nov. 12, 2011

Some towns actually use #GIS to make or support decision-making ow.ly/7rjnl

If the dam breaks, wouldn’t YOU want to know if your property was in the flood zone? ow.ly/7rjhE #GIS #EM

Will pressure from farming groups turn #GPS battle against #Lightsquared ? ow.ly/7rjb5 #GIS

Will pressure from farming groups turn #GPS battle against #Lightsquared ? ow.ly/7rjb5 #GIS

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Newsclips for Nov. 10, 2011

The US Supreme Court is still pondering the #GPS privacy case and won’t release decision till spring: ow.ly/7pgpF #GIS

MS Flight Sim releasing 385 MB Monument Valley high res imagery using #IFSAR and #GIS http://ow.ly/7p2G1

Vermont Electric using Smart Grid and #GIS to improve customer service during outages : http://ow.ly/7p2aO

Denver basin sharing #GIS data on groundwater and wells:http://ow.ly/7p1CJ

Salt Lake City area using #GIS to find and fight invasive plants:http://ow.ly/7p1qO

PR from Save our #GPS on discussion at PNT session re: #Lightsquared : http://ow.ly/7p0w4 #GIS – have not yet heard from PNT – the meeting continues today.

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Newsclips for Nov. 9 2011

Brookings Institution is calling for worldwide help with preserving Lybia’s cultural treasures using #GPS and #GIS ow.ly/7nKpI

#GIS Tool Maps Military Assets in Order to Facilitate Future U.S. Renewable Energy Development ow.ly/7nBop #NRDC

County #GIS coordinator keeps seat on Columbia City ( #IN ) Council: ow.ly/7nBeT

US Supreme Court still thinking about #GPS privacy case. #GIS (not a link, just a thought)

#GPS Coalition asked the FCC to block #Lightsquared ow.ly/7nAGn #GIS #publicsafety

Newsies gear up to witness #lightsquared debate at conference ow.ly/7nAr7 #GPS #GIS

Cricket / Leap wireless has roaming agreement with #Lightsquared : ow.ly/7nL2F #GPS #GIS

#USGS testing IFSAR to help locate & preserve polar bear dens in #NPRA #GIS ow.ly/7nLCe

 

 

 

 

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Newsclips for Nov. 8, 2011

Is this the dark side of #GIS ? (vis spatialsource.com.au) ow.ly/7muGB #GPS

#GIS used by both sides in forest preservation vs. access in #WA : ow.ly/7muF8

Douglas County launches mobile real estate site: ow.ly/7mtng #GIS

#PA #GIS helps find and monitor dirt & gravel road runoff projects that improve Chesapeake Bay water quality ow.ly/7msrr

Indiana makes a treasure trove of Sanbon #map s available online: ow.ly/7mrYB #GIS #IU #IN

National Association of Broadcasters urges prompt confirm of #FCC nominees  ow.ly/7mrzJ #GPS #Lightsquared

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