Opportunities #4: ESRI Mashup Challenge

Are you interested in creating mashups? If so then this opportunity may be of interest to you. ESRI has recently announced a Mash-up competition with the first place prize of $10,000!

The guidelines for this competition are relatively simple: construct a mashup using ESRI’s ArcGIS Online content and Web APIs, Publish the related URL, and create a YouTube video describing your application. The deadline for this competition is March 5, 2010.

For additional details visit: http://www.esri.com/software/mapping_for_everyone/api/mashup.html

Did You Know #23 Connecticut Maps & Data from CT ECO

The Connecticut Environmental Conditions Online (CT ECO) includes maps and GIS data pertaining to Connecticut and below are a few highlights of this resource:

  • Aerial photography (multiple years)
  • Open Space Data Layers
  • Soils
  • Watersheds
  • And much more!

CT ECO also offers ArcGIS users with the ability to connect directly to data sets. Details on connecting to datasets and for a listing of layers available visit: http://cteco.uconn.edu/map_services.htm