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Rachael Landry
Wed, 11 Nov 2020 11:37:12 -0500
Blue Marble Geographics® <> recently announced the
release of GeoCalc Online <>, a geodetic parameter
repository, with a new built-in Point-to-Point Calculator.

GeoCalc Online is the cloud version of Blue Marble Geographics’ GeoCalc
library. Recently updated to include full mobile browser support and a new
Filtered Search tool, GeoCalc Online includes all coordinate systems,
transformations, and other definitions used by Blue Marble’s software
products (Geographic Calculator
<>, the GeoCalc
SDK <>, and Global Mapper
<>). Users of these
applications can query about and update any supported definitions, as
GeoCalc Online is continually updated in conjunction with leading survey
and geodetic

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Tora Johnson
Mon, 9 Nov 2020 18:46:57 -0500
Dear Colleagues,

I hope you will join The Maine Geospatial Institute
<> (MGI) of
the University
of Maine System <> in celebrating World GIS Day
<> on Wednesday,* November 18, 2020*. MGI will
celebrate innovative applications and thought leadership in the field of
geospatial technology by inviting the community to participate in three
socially-distant ways:

- *“Map Your Maine,” a state-wide collaborative online mapping*
*project* that
invites participants to share their favorite photos of places in
Maine *(October
29 – November 17*, with everyone’s results revealed on the MGI website
November 18). There will be prizes! Participants of *all ages*

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Andy Smith-Petersen
Mon, 2 Nov 2020 17:29:18 +0000
Please be sure to register for the Maine GIS User Group (MEGUG) annual meeting, presentations and elections, coming up Tuesday, November 10, 12:00 - 1:30 PM. See a presentation from Amy Meehan of the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife on IF&W's use of StoryMaps as part of their bald eagle recovery program. Help us elect new board members for the 2020-2021 term. Also hear what our gold sponsors (Blue Marble, Esri and Quantum) have been up to! 

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Emily Pettit
Mon, 2 Nov 2020 12:06:34 -0500
Hello Maine GeoLibrary Data Catalog Consumers,

There were no changes made to the Maine GeoLibrary Data Catalog holdings in the past month.

The following data layers were added in previous months and are available in the GeoLibrary Data Catalog:
-Maine Parcels Organized Towns FGDB
-Maine Centralized COVID-19 Dashboard

The next scheduled maintenance Sunday is November 8, 2020.

Thank you for your support of the Maine GeoLibrary and its projects.


Emily Pettit
GIS Coordinator
Maine Office of GIS
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