Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Connect with a GeoMentor

Wish you had access to a GIS expert that can help you or your students tackle a GIS stumbling block? You CAN with ESRI's GeoMentor program!

Find a GeoMentor anywhere in the world or right here in Hawaii who can help you TODAY - for free!
For more information visit the GeoMentor website:

Register for free on ESRI's website to obtain your own global ID, then you can begin searching for a mentor and getting the help you need. GIS Experts are eagerly awaiting your email! Establish a relationship with a GeoMentor to help you indefinitely!

Friday, August 20, 2010

Pacific Disaster Center Releases First In-Market, Free Disaster Alert for iPhone and iPad

Maui headquartered Pacific Disaster Center has published a free-download app for iPhone and iPad, giving users access to real-time, information on 12 different types of hazards, including earthquakes, floods, cyclones, tsunamis, volcanoes and wildfires worldwide, and High Surf/High Wind (in Hawaii).

The App's features include:

  • View Active Hazards on an interactive map

  • Get 'more info' for each Active Hazard

  • Active Hazards are updated every five minutes

GIS is a core component of PDC's operation.