GeoNet Weekly News & Tips: FEMA Survey123 Templates, GIS Day, Ask Me Anything for DIY Geo Apps MOOC, K-12 Instruction, and participating in discussions

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FEMA’s Survey123 Templates for Preliminary Disaster Assessments Released

As Hurricane Florence barrels towards North Carolina growing in force, local agencies and civilians are preparing for disaster. Brenda Martinez's post, FEMA Releases Survey123 Templates for Preliminary Disaster Assessments explain why the release of the templates marks an ongoing digital transformation and addresses FEMA’s new strategic plan to make it easier for communities to receive assistance in times of crisis. Read more >>


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Taking it further, Ismael Chivite shares the details of how Using FEMA’s Survey123 Preliminary Damage Assessment Templates can be configured and optimized to support damage assessment efforts by State, Local and Tribal governments. Get more information >>




Get Ready for GIS Day! GIS Day Registration Now

Every year Esri hosts and encourages others to host an event for GIS Day. This year GIS Day is on November 14th. GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. Learn more about The specified item was not found..

How-To Tip of the Week

Participating in a Discussion

This week we are hosting a DIY Geo Apps MOOC "Ask Me Anything" event. GeoNet members can post questions for our special guests and get real-time answers. Never participated in an Ask Me Anything event before? Don’t worry.  Read our instructional document, Participating in a Discussion, and learn all the steps to posting your questions and getting answers. Learn how >>


Participating in a discussion


Ask Me Anything EventAfter you learn how to participate in the discussion, join our guests for the “Live” DIY Geo Apps MOOC "Ask Me Anything" event on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at 10 a.m. (PDT). Ask them anything and get immediate answers. Learn what it takes to be a Geo Apps expert, get answers to your Geo App questions, ask about their Esri experience and more. Read more >>



Featured Space or the Week

K12 InstructionK-12 Instruction in GIS

Developed in August 2014, the K12 Education space has grown as educators discover the benefit of using GIS in the classroom. Find answers from our GIS in Education experts passionate about helping educators such as Charlie Fitzpatrick. He shares the latest updates, information, and tips for using GIS in your classroom at all grade levels.

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