Geoinformatics is the study of creating digital applications for searching, distributing, archiving, and analyzing geosciences data.
Arizona | USA
Area of Study
At the Ariziona Geological Survey, the geoinformatics division is primarily responsible for the preparation and publication of cartographic data generated by our field geologists. However, our team members work on a number of exciting geoinformatics initiatives with partners outside of our agency. Some recent projects and collaborations including members of team are the Arizona Military Energy Land Use Plan for the Department of Defense, the National Geothermal Database for the Department of Energy, the Macrostrat Database and GeoDeepDive machine-learning infrastructure at the University of Wisconsin, the Flyover Country geoeducational smart phone application, and the Arizona State Geologic Hazards viewer for the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs.
March 02, 2018
AZGS Staff attending ESRI Developer Summit
AZGS staff will be attending the ESRI Developer Summit at the Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA, from 6 to 9 March . This year's summit focuses on building cutting-edge apps using ESRI's advanced mapping technology. ESRI developers will be on-hand to roll out new tools for geo-enabling apps and to provide one-on-several instruction on to deploy these new tools.
February 22, 2018
Work continues on new natural hazard viewer
The new, interactive Natural Hazard in Arizona Viewer is nearing completion. Laura B. is putting finishing touches on the data themes of earth fissures, earthquake epicenters, floods, fires, and landslides. The disclaimer and about sections are in draft form, and the theme descriptions and mitigation tips are ready to go.
January 30, 2018
We welcome University of Arizona interns Joe and Megha to our Geoinfomatics team. Megha will assist Gary Hudman on updates to the National Geothermal Data System. Joe is tasked with assisting Laura Bookman with upgrades to the STATEMAP product databases.