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.

2014 Meeting Archives

December 10, 2014

Join us at our next user group meeting on December 10th. This is our Holiday get together, so if you can bring a tasty treat to share with the group.Presentations

  • ArcGIS Pro and other highlights from upcoming ArcGIS release
    Presented by: Amadea Azerki, Solution Engineer, Esri
  • Supporting an Accessible Geodetic Control Network for California: A Growing Concern for the Geospatial, Land Surveying and Mapping Communities
    Presented by: Reg Parks
September 10, 2014

Practical Map Design

  • Using GIS and Cartography to Support Wetlands Science
    Presented by: Micha Salomon and Chuck Striplen, San Francisco Estuary Institute

    For about two decades, the San Francisco Estuary Institute has been mapping historical and contemporary wetlands. We've published maps in a variety of formats for scientific reports, posters, published books, and the web. This presentation will focus on some of the recent cartographic work done in the North Bay, including historical and contemporary wetland and stream mapping in the Laguna de Santa Rosa and Mark West Creek, as well as the Napa Historical Ecology Atlas (2012) published by UC Press. We'll also demonstrate regional and statewide web mapping efforts including EcoAtlas.org and Caltsheets.org.

  • ArcGIS Tips and Tricks for Cartography
    Presented by: Kevin Lacefield, County of Sonoma

    Practical tips and tricks that will help your map communicate just a little bit better.

  • Understanding Spatial Relationships
    Presented by: Jatin Pandya
June 4, 2014 - North Bay GIS Field Day

North Bay GIS Field Day

April 23, 2014

Practical Web Maps

February 26, 2014

Practical Data Editing

  • Metadata for Documenting and Sharing Geospatial Data
    Presented by: Dianne DiPietro
  • Writing and Managing Metadata in ArcMap Environment
    Presented by: Alex Young
  • Tips and Tricks for Data Editing
    Presented by various North Bay GIS Users

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