AE2S Attends the MN GIS | LIS Conference, Oct. 7-9, 2015

GIS Specialists Hope Records and Cinde Morris are excited to attend the MN GIS | LIS Consortium Conference in Duluth, MN this week. Come and say hello at our exhibitor booth and learn about our services!   Cinde Morris will be presenting “Don’t Divorce Your Career – Tips for Rekindling a Passion for GIS” on…

UAS Summit & Expo in Grand Forks, ND

Last week, I attended the Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Summit and Expo (9th Annual) in Grand Forks, ND in order to find out how this upcoming technology will affect the GIS world. As most of us know, the quality of a GIS depends upon the integrity of the data, and the importance of avoiding the…

Suitable Accuracy for Mobile GIS Apps on iPads –

Finally, a solution has been developed to provide mapping grade accuracy for collection of data and navigation with GPS through the iPad.   Recently, Trimble released the R1 GNSS Receiver, which is able to connect to the iPad through a Bluetooth connection.  In my opinion, this is a monumental advancement for mobile GIS through significant accuracy…

Follow Danielle Lee at the Esri User Conference!

“All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go…” Well not exactly yet. Before I start singing “Leaving on a Jet Plane,” I definitely have some work to do on the items-to-bring front. Fortunately, my agenda for the Esri User Conference is fully packed. Do you want to follow my adventures while I’m in San…

South Dakota State Geospatial Conference

  A week ago, I attended the South Dakota State Geospatial Conference in Mitchell, South Dakota.  The conference showed the wide variety of GIS applications.  There were presentation on Precision Farming, Climate Monitoring, Field Collection for Biologist,  and much more.   The 2 main technology themes seemed to be the use of ArcGIS Online (in…

So Much to Learn at the MN GIS/LIS 2014 Conference

There’s something wonderful about being surrounded by other GIS people. I got that experience most recently at the Minnesota GIS/LIS Annual conference in Rochester, Minnesota. The of whirlwind of people, sessions, and conversations, gave me a few takeaways: Do you ever wish you could show someone what you are doing on your iPhone easily? Well…

Spraying Season in the Northern Great Plains: How GIS Can Help

Spraying Season in the Northern Great Plains: How GIS Can Help The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) developed an online mapping tool that helps to prevent the negative effects of pesticide drift.  It’s called the South Dakota Sensitive Sites Registry, and uses the ArcGIS platform.  You can access the registry here. Both producers of…

NDSPLS 2013 Map Award Winner

Last week, the North Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors held its annual convention in Grand Forks.  During the awards banquet AE2S’s own Casey Berg was a selected as the 2013 Map Award Winner.  He submitted a drawing of a plat that contained lake lots at Sump Lake (Located Southeast of Devils Lake, ND). Congratulations…

Creating a Public Works Information System

Do you know that it’s possible to use GIS to streamline the components of an organization? It’s true.  By using ArcGIS for Server to centralize assets, work order management, and accounting; a GIS may be used as a public works information system.  Field work may be integrated with mobile GIS technology. In 2007, ESRI published…