Category: GIS

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WeatherCams: Near Real-Time Data for Safer Flights

A new version of the FAA’s weather camera website improves preflight planning and inflight monitoring by giving pilots access to near real-time weather conditions.

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Streamlining Fisheries Data Collection with ORCA: An App Built for At-Sea Conditions

The West Coast Region Observer Program (WCROP) and Resource Data revolutionized marine data collection through the development of the Onboard Record Collection App (ORCA), a tablet-based application designed specifically to withstand temperamental at-sea conditions.

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FishGen: Revolutionizing Fisheries Research in the Western US

In the fast-paced world of fisheries management, having timely access to accurate genetic data is crucial—but sharing this data across laboratories was a costly and complex challenge.

Then came FishGen. Built by Resource Data, in partnership with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG), FishGen is the first-of-its-kind shared data repository for fish genetics research in the western United States. FishGen is a robust and versatile tool saving participating labs time and money—and it’s ready for expansion to a wider breadth of projects and species

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Improving Safety in One of the Worlds Toughest Work Environments

One of the world’s largest Oil and Gas companies realized a 65% reduction in pipe handling drops and 70% reduction in higher severity drops after implementing a mobile application for enterprise reporting and data management.

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Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery

The treasure hunters of the History Channel’s Curse of Oak Island may be closer than ever to solving the islands mysteries with the help of GIS analysis and mapping. As a huge fan of the show, Erin King GIS Lead for Resource Data, used LiDAR imagery, historical survey maps, and cultural resources to prove to the show’s front runners they might be able to recreate the treasure map.