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Main Title Mapping the nation : GIS, the intelligent nervous system for government ; Mapping the nation : what's next for GIS in government.
Publisher Esri Press,
Year Published 2020
OCLC Number 1122919591
ISBN 9781589485914; 1589485912
Subjects Geographic information systems--Government policy ; Geographic information systems--Government policy--United States ; Cartography--Political aspects
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  G70.212.M266 2020 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/18/2023
Collation 131, 45 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 x 28 cm
Notes The two titles are bound back-to-back and upside-down to each other.
Contents Notes What's next for GIS in government. Introduction -- Digital transformation -- Storytelling -- Storytelling with maps contest -- Distributed GIS -- Integrating knowledge -- Imagery explosion -- Artificial intelligence -- Data science -- Indoor mapping, positioning, and navigation -- XReality -- Blockchains and digital ledger technology -- Conclusion. GIS-The intelligent nervous system for government. See what others can't -- Reveal: How global positioning changed the way we map, move, and live -- Reveal: Understanding Earth's restless magnetic field -- Reveal: Mapping and tracking the spread of deadly diseases -- Reveal: Maps and tech that protect wildlife migration -- Geospatial infrastructure -- Mapping the whole US-Mexico border -- As Greenland's glaciers melt, Denmark charts the changing waters -- How maps help the media see what others can't -- Great Britain's national mapping agency embraces automation -- Sensors and systems keep Mississippi River traffic flowing -- Commerce flows through US ports with the help of automated data sharing -- Conservation and environment -- African Parks Group uses tracking to combat poaching and protect animals -- E.O. Wilson: Micro lens reveals macro understanding -- Small island developing states use location intelligence to guide climate action -- Socioeconomics -- Sustainably growing the blue economy through shared ocean information -- Maps aid affordable housing push in Chapel Hill, North Carolina -- Kuwait empowers its populace with a multipurpose mapping app -- Maps inform policy, help turn plans into actions -- Himalayan storm watchers save lives -- Lebanese Red Cross uses location intelligence to deliver aid and build trust -- Mapping the needs of people impacted by deadly tornadoes -- Infectious mosquitoes pose increasing health threat -- Augmented reality aids nighttime swiftwater rescue -- Behind the scenes at the Super Bowl: Real-time data, maps -- Defense and national security -- US border patrol finds new ways to rescue stranded migrants -- Humans team up with machines to ensure national security -- US Navy puts tactical tools to the test -- German cybersecurity experts use GIS to track the pattern of attacks. "Mapping the Nation for 2020 is the annual book of GIS success stories in federal government. This book contains examples of federal agencies using GIS effectively to make decisions. The book is divided into various government sectors (health, public safety, national security, environment, etc.) to demonstrate how GIS can be applied to a multitude of tasks and missions. The 2020 edition features a flip landscape format: The first half of the book, GIS - The Intelligent Nervous System for Government, includes the first side of the book. The second half, What's Next for GIS in Government, includes the remainder of the book and can be opened by flipping the book over."--
Place Published Redlands, California
Corporate Au Added Ent Environmental Systems Research Institute (Redlands, Calif.),
Alternate Title GIS, the intelligent nervous system for government
PUB Date Free Form ©2020
Ti Tra Differently Mapping the nation : what's next for GIS in government.
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content still image
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source RDA
OCLC Time Stamp 20230112213019
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 04991cam 2200517 i 45010