“A picture is worth a thousand words”

~ Fred R. Barnard

Dabbles in data visualization – GIS, 3D Modeling, Data Formatting, Graphic Design, Cartography, Geovisualization, Remote sensing, infographics, graphic design, web design...

Mapping
Government Releases New Online Data Tools

Government Releases New Online Data Tools

Last week in an initiative to be more transparent with spending the Obama administration released a new website, performance.gov.  The website is filled with maps, tables, graphs and data available to the to public for free.  There are also links to other initiatives to help the public understand where our our tax dollars are going…and...
Raster to XYZ in ArcMap

Raster to XYZ in ArcMap

The other day I need to convert multibeam and lidar data to and ASCII format for a colleague.  I have a python script that acquired several years ago for doing this, but I needed a method that people unfamiliar with python could use.  So here’s the method I came up with… Note: This method was...
Hydrokinetic Tech. in the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers

Hydrokinetic Tech. in the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers

Update 8/01/2011 Free Flow Power post updates about current testing sites. http://free-flow-power.co/news__and__events#mp1 This is a huge step for Louisiana in joining the the efforts to create an alternative source of energy. in reference to: “Hydrokinetics” – Free Flow Power Corporation – Hydrokinetics (view on Google Sidewiki) 
ColorBrewer Version 2.0 (New)

ColorBrewer Version 2.0 (New)

Some of you may already know about this – Recently a new version of ColorBrewer called ColorBrewer 2.0 (colorbrewer2.org ) was released by Axis Maps . ColorBrewer is a web tool for selecting colors for maps. The original ColorBrewer was released in 2002. Here are some of the new features: * In the original version...

ESRI conference ending

Waiting for the closing talks at the conference. The room is about third of the size that the opening room was. ChadSent from my mobile

ESRI Conference next week

My plan is blog the ESRI UC next

Tips for exporting to Adobe Illustrator format (AI) so CYMK colors are maintained

Tips for exporting to Adobe Illustrator format (AI) so CYMK colors are maintained Link: http://blogs.esri.com/Support/blogs/mappingcenter/archive/2007/09/20/tips-for-exporting-to-adobe-illustrator-format-ai-so-cymk-colors-are-maintained.aspx