Esri and Open Geospatial Data

Esri and Open Geospatial Data

Posted by John Hetzler on Feb 11, 2014 9:05 am

Esri will enable many government agencies to make their geospatial data on the ArcGIS platform open to the public, according to an article by Alexander Howard on readwrite.com.

According to Howard:

If a majority of federal, state and local agencies choose to activate the feature, the net effect will be to make more public geospatial data available to developers and the public. The data will be free and in the public domain.


You can read the entire article here: http://readwrite.com/2014/02/10/esri-enable-thousands-government-agencies-open-gis-data-public#awesm=~ovzhTiYbDkt9h5