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Laura Teisl
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:48:05 +0000
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Maine GIS User Group's Virtual Lunch & Learn Event

Remote ID for Drones: The Challenges and Opportunities for GIS and Surveying
in the FAA’s Coming Flight Rules

Presenter: Sam Knight, Director of Product Management, Blue Marble Geographics<https://www.bluemarblegeo.com/>

When: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from noon - 1 pm
Location: Online
Free event; RSVP required: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6288238253392200973

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Presenter abstract:
The development of Unmanned Aerial Systems technology has led to rapid changes in the use of the national airspace from recreational flyers to commercial operations spanning industries. Over the last year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been working with the commercial

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Laura Teisl
Thu, 14 Jan 2021 17:44:51 +0000
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Maine GIS User Group's Virtual Lunch & Learn Event

Glory, Glory Pareidolia: A Method for Addressing Gerrymandering

Using Topological Rather Than Geometric Means

Presenter: Dr. Matt Dube, University of Maine at Augusta<https://www.uma.edu/directory/staff/matthew-p-dube/>

When: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from noon - 1 pm

Location: Online

Free event; RSVP required: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4562696590600331279

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In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Matt Dube will discuss an innovative approach to analyzing potential redistricting plans against counterfactual samples, an important step in the decadal process of reapportionment which the country will be engaged in for the next year. This talk will detail research that

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Rachael Landry
Fri, 8 Jan 2021 08:46:39 -0500
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GeoTalks 2021 is a free, day-long virtual conference for geospatial
professionals and GIS enthusiasts worldwide who share a common interest in
Blue Marble's geospatial technology.

The conference offers a mix of company news, product development updates,
tips and tricks, and most importantly, a range of engaging presenters who
will share their experiences using Blue Marble's software products.

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Laura Teisl
Thu, 7 Jan 2021 15:18:33 +0000
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Maine GIS User Group's Virtual Lunch & Learn Event

If We Can't Do It, You Don't Need It - presented by Rob George, Director of Market Research for Rite Aid
When: January 12, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online

Free event; RSVP required: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1968771637914368268<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fregister.gotowebinar.com%2Fregister%2F1968771637914368268&data=04%7C01%7Cbecky.schaffner%40maine.gov%7C3826cb67c6cf4129c9e708d8b0b1b61d%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637453624609214208%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=rZEXfVWdABY5jiCsalbzVGY91%2BZyDHYij631Slez43Q%3D&reserved=0>

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Presenter abstract:

Rob George will speak to how he uses GIS technology in two main areas of retail development. First he will discuss using GIS tools for site selection related to new stores and relocation of existing stores. Then he will discuss how he uses spatial intelligence to determine product placement

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Tora Johnson
Wed, 6 Jan 2021 12:48:15 -0500
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Dear Colleagues,

We still have room in geographic information systems and GPS courses at
UMaine at Machias for the spring semester beginning Jan 25th and late
spring semester beginning Apr 19th. Courses are all online and hands on
with lots of support from faculty. We offer undergraduate, graduate and
early college courses. See the list below.

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Emily Pettit
Mon, 4 Jan 2021 16:03:58 -0500
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Hello Maine GeoLibrary Data Catalog Consumers,

Happy New Year! The following changes have occurred to the Maine GeoLibrary data holdings in the past month:

Added to the Catalog
-Maine Orthoimagery Regional 2020

Note: This data layer is available via the Maine GeoLibrary Data Catalog (Image Service, OGC WCS, and OGC WMS) and the Maine GeoLibrary Orthoimagery Discovery and Download Application (tile download) (https://www.maine.gov/geolib/imgdiscovery/site/landing.html).

Updated
None

Deprecated
None

Reminders
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 January 31, 2021.

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

Sincerely,

Emily Pettit
GIS Coordinator
Maine Office of GIS
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https://www.maine.gov/megis/
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