2016 Meeting Archives

September 14, 2016
  • Creating Maps for Navigation Sports
    Bill Cusworth
  • Ebola GIS Response: One month in Liberia with the World Health Organization.
    Charleen Gavette
  • Mapping the Past to Inform the Future: the Sonoma Valley Historical Hydrology Project
    Arthur Dawson
May 25, 2016 - North Bay GIS Field Day

North Bay GIS Field Day

  • List of Exhibitors
    • California Surveying & Drafting Supply showcased Trimble R1 GNSS and the R2 GNSS receivers that are Bluetooth connected to smart phones and support third party software apps.
    • Esri showed off their field applications; Collector for ArcGIS, Drone2Map for ArcGIS, and Survey123 for ArcGIS.
    • LHNav, LLC highlighted external GPS/GLONASS receivers that enable submeter/centimeter data collection.
    • Sonoma Ecology Center and 2ndNature showed rapid assessment of culverts and erosional features in Sonoma Valley using Rural Road RAM.
    • Trailhead Labs demonstrated Trailia, an innovative, modern and beautiful native app, which public agencies and non-profits can publish to or it can be customized and branded for any group. Trailia includes trip planning, route finding, directions, offline maps, geo-referenced agency PDF maps, elevation profiles, trailview imagery, and more.
April 27, 2016 - North Bay GIS Developer Meeting
February 10, 2016
  • How GIS Can Save Your Home (Community Wildfire Protection Plans)
    by Esther Mandeno, Digital Mapping Solutions
  • Using ArcGIS to examine social determinants of health and health outcomes at a sub-county level
    by Kim Foster, Napa County Public Health
  • Presenting GIS to the Toughest Crowd - a 3rd Grade Class
    by Kevin Lacefield, County of Sonoma

2015 Meeting Archives

December 9, 2015

This is our Holiday meeting so please bring a goodie to share with the group.


  • What’s Trending with Web GIS? 
    by Justin Fan, Solution Engineer, 

  • From BAAMA to BayGeo
    by Mōno Simeone
August 26, 2015
  • Story Maps
    Two presentations about using Esri's Story Maps.
    Katy Wallis (City of Napa) - Napa Earthquake Story Map
    Alex Young (Sonoma Ecology Center) - SEC and Story Maps
  • Tips and Tricks
    Mark Tukman (Tukman Geospatial) - Using online image services in ArcGIS
  • Esri UC Roundtable
    Courtney Ellerbusch (SCWA), Pat Kowta (County of Napa), and Trae Cooper (City of Petaluma) share their thoughts from this year's Esri UC.
June 10, 2015 - North Bay GIS Field Day

North Bay GIS Field Day

  • List of Exhibitors
    • Airphrame showed how they create end-to-end service for obtaining aerial data (photos, terrain surveys, 3D models) without having to be concerned about vehicle specifications or operations -- or more importantly without ever leaving one's desk.
    • AmigoCloud had some iPad and Android devices to showcase their geospatial platform that helps you collect, manage, analyze, visualize, and publish your location data. They also highlighted LHNav units.
    • Electronic Data Solutions showed off the latest Trimble GPS Equipment.
April 22, 2015

Desktop and Web Development

February 11, 2015
  • Invasive Weed Mapping and Eradication Prioritization
    Presented by: Alex Young, Sonoma Ecology Center
    • Alex Young will present how Sonoma Ecology Center is mapping the invasive weed Arudo donax throughout the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta using aerial imagery, ground truthing with tablet computers and prioritizing eradication using a multispecies conservation value metric.

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