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This is a United States-wide program to collect and disseminate satellite imagery in support of a variety of uses, including education, workforce development, research and technology transfer. You can look at the Membership tab to see what states are participating, and from there, you can find the individual state sites.
BayGeo serves as a forum where people involved with geospatial technology and related technologies can learn about the latest software and tools, industry news, local & national events in the San Francisco Bay Region. A chapter of URISA.
This webpage from the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) lists over 200 universities and colleges offering GIS education in some form or another in addition to information about the GIS field in general, the GIS professional certification program, career opportunities and much more.
The metadata and standards agency for the United States for spatial data. Don't forget about the metadata - it is critical!! The FGDC also publishes a newsletter which can be found on the Library section of their website.
"The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis is an independent research consortium dedicated to basic research and education in geographic information science and its related technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS)."
The NGA is focused on imagery and map based resources for US national defense and security. While much of the site is restricted, there is good information on NGA products such as imagery, geographical names or DEMs.
The OGC is a "non-profit, international, voluntary consensus standards organization that is leading the development of standards for geospatial and location based services." They have listed standards, a newsletter, events and more.
This organization is specifically positioned to "support and build the highest-quality open source geospatial software". Has a great tool that helps you find an open source technology that best fits your needs.
Excellent site for free GIS data specific to San Diego County. Also created some new visualizations using GIS data that are interesting to see. To get to the Data Warehouse, go to the left side navigation under "Resources" and choose "Demographics and Other Data".
One of the best sites to get GIS data for San Diego. Almost 100 free GIS data layers available for public download. Majority of these, including historical dates, are available through the Geisel Library Data & GIS Lab with improved metadata.
The Data & GIS Services Program promotes data sharing and updating to enhance southern California region-wide GIS data standardization and helps SCAG maintain effective working relationships with its member cities and key stakeholder agencies. Currently 79 local jurisdictions and two partner agencies.