BLM Navigator

Navigator is the next-generation data-sharing site for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). It enables access to and interaction with all publically-available data sets from the BLM. It provides download, mapping, and social media sharing capabilities.

Interactive Maps Without Map Servers

On 30 September 2015, I gave a talk to the Southern Maryland GIS User Group titled “Interactive Maps Without Map Servers.” This post consists of the slides from that presentation interspersed with my “talk track” in order to provide context. Today, I’m going to discuss publishing interactive maps without using a map server. I’m going […]

Expanding Usefulness of Geospatial Data Standards

Background: While many organizations see the clear advantages of establishing and using geospatial data standards, obtaining compliance from constituents continues to be a frustrating, and costly, problem. Users are frequently reluctant to adopt a new standard given the potential cost of modifying applications that use an existing, custom schema or simply having a ‘not invented […]