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The following is a list of online resources compiled by the RIGIS Executive Committee's Outreach Working Group. Please contact Michele Giorgianni with any suggested updates or corrections.


Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Government
   Rhode Island Department of Administration, Division of Planning
   Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
   Rhode Island Department of Health
   Rhode Island Department of Transportation
   Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency

Municipal Government
   Municipal GIS Websites (coming soon)
   Online Tax Assessor Data

Non-Profit Organizations
   The Providence Plan

Colleges and Universities
   University of Rhode Island: NarrBay.org
   University of Rhode Island: Rhode Island Digital Atlas
   University of Rhode Island: MapCoast
   University of Rhode Island: Geospatial Extension Program

Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities
   RIGIS Initiative to Promote and Foster GIS Internships in RI
   RI-focused job seeker website: JobsInRI.com
   Search for (and share!) Rhode Island-based internship opportunities: bRIdge
   Advertise your internship opportunity via the RIGIS-L email listserv
   Contribute your GIS know-how to a local school: Esri Mentor Program

Professional Training Opportunities
   URI Geospatial Extension Program short courses
   Connecticut Training Opportunities
   Esri Training Resources
   GIS 101
   World Views – Spatial Technology for Education

College and University Classes
Brown University
   Geographic Information Science and Services

Bryant University
   Contact John Stachelhaus, Dept. of Science & Technology, for more information.

Community College of Rhode Island

Rhode Island College
   Contact Seth Dixon, Dept. of Political Science and Geography

Roger Williams University
   Contact Mark Brickley, Computer information Systems, for more information.

University of Rhode Island
   Undergraduate Minor in GIS and Remote Sensing
   Graduate Degree in Environmental Science (M.S. or Ph.D.) Environmental Science and Management (MESM), with specialization in Remote Sensing & Spatial Analysis

Other Rhode Island Resources
   GIS & Mapping Resources in RI – Public Records Search


Neighboring States

Connecticut
   UConn MAGIC
   Connecticut DEP
   CLEAR
   CT ECO
   CT User to User Network
   CTGISC
   Regional Planning Organizations (RPOs)

Massachusetts
   MassGIS
   Regional Planning Agencies (RPAs)

 

Regional Interest Groups
   Northeast Arc User Group (NEARC)
   URISA New England Chapter (NEURISA)
   GITA New England Chapter (GITA NE)
   Regional Plan Association (NY, NJ, CT)

 

National Information Resources
   National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC)
   eXtension
   Geospatial One-Stop
   USDA Geospatial Data Gateway
   USGS Earth Explorer
   USGS National Map
   FEMA Map Service Center
   NOAA Coastal Services Center: Digital Coast

 

GIS Discussion
   CartoTalk
   StackExchange
   GISUser
   GISCafe
   GeoCommunity
   GIS.com (esri)
   Directions Magazine
   RIGIS Listserv
   ConsGIS Listserv
   NorthEast ARC (NEARC) Users Group Listserv
   Connecticut GIS Listserv
   National States Geographic Information Council

 

Resources for Educators
   Earth Exploration Toolbook

 

Data and Map Resources
   ColorBrewer
   Python
   FME/Safe (Data Interoperability)
   Tech on the Net
   Esri support
   Esri Mapping Center
   ArcGIS.com
   Esri Resource Center

 

Cool Stuff
   GIS Day
   PennState Geospatial Revolution Project
   Earth from Above Video
   Google Maps
   Google Earth
   Google SketchUp
   ArcGIS Explorer
   ArcGIS.com

 

Neat Tools
   Free Map Tools
   Driveable Radius – Abstract Logic
   Spreadsheet to Map – open heat map
   MeetWays