MapSAR Website Provides Online Resources to Search and Rescue Personnel

Esri today announced the launch of a new web portal that supplies search and rescue (SAR) personnel with GIS tools, educational materials, and a virtual community for learning and sharing. “The launch of the MapSAR website is the result of a community of search and rescue personnel linked together by their use of GIS,” says …

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City planners probe downtown Philadelphia with 3D GIS

When city planners in Philadelphia wanted a better understanding of the building structure in City Center, the downtown hub of business, government, shopping and transportation, they turned to a New England company to provide facility management mapping services for a pilot project to test the effectiveness of a total 3D GIS solution. Planners needed to …

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