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GeoPlatform.gov!

The GeoPlatform provides shared and trusted geospatial data, services, and applications for use by the public and by government agencies and partners to meet their mission needs. Through the GeoPlatform, users have access to

  • A one-stop shop to deliver trusted, nationally consistent data and services
  • Authoritative data to support informed decision making
  • Problem-solving applications and services that are built once and can be used many times across multiple Federal agencies and other organizations
  • A shared infrastructure to host data and applications
  • A national and Federal focal point where governmental, academic, private, and public data and applications can be visualized together to inform and address national and regional issues

Click here to read more or to access GeoPlatform.gov

Spatial Data Resources; Geospatial volunteer?

The American Red Cross web pages are a great resource if you are looking for a links to geospatial data warehouses–particularly data sets used in responding to disasters.  Check out the following for more info: http://maps.redcross.org/website/Links/ARC_Disaster_Links_Resources.html

Volunteer your geospatial skills at:  http://www.redcross.org/support/volunteer/opportunities.  The American Red Cross also has internships and paid positions; some are for GIS professionals.  (Note:  the easiest way to volunteer with the Red Cross as a geospatial professional is likely to be as a GIS Corps member!)