Month: August 2013

Highlights from the Arches Cultural Heritage Workshop in London

Highlights from the Arches Cultural Heritage Workshop in London

I recently returned from the Arches workshop in London that we helped the Getty Conservation Institute and World Monuments Fund conduct. The workshop was very well received, so I want to relate some of what we covered and general observations. What is Arches? If you are not already familiar, Arches is an open source, geospatial asset management system specifically tailored to the needs of the international cultural heritage field....
Piloting the Linear Referencing System (LRS) for the Caltrans highway network

Piloting the Linear Referencing System (LRS) for the Caltrans highway network

I wanted to give an update on Farallon work designing, developing and piloting a linear referencing system (LRS) for Caltrans. This is an exciting project as it directly impacts federal dollars received for California highways, as well being an integral component to other statewide mapping and GIS initiatives. Farallon’s role is to develop and prove a process, using the Sacramento area counties as a pilot, that Caltrans can eventually...