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Southern Forests for the Future

Partnering with the World Resources Institute, Blue Raster has developed an innovative tool to map the health of the southern forests of the United States.  More than 200 million acres of forests, stretching from Texas to Virginia, are under threat from suburban sprawl, coal mining and resource extraction.  Integrating YouTube, Flickr, WMS services, and KML,…  Read More

Forest Carbon Index

Blue Raster has created a new application for the Forest Carbon Index (FCI) which compiles and displays trends relating to biological, economic, governance, investment, and market readiness conditions for every forest and country in the world, and helps provide a reference for the best places and countries to make investments in forest conservation.  Designed by Blue…  Read More

HealthLandscape

Blue Raster has partnered with HealthLandscape to design an interactive web atlas that allows health professionals, policy makers, academic researchers and planners to combine, analyze and display information in ways that promote understanding and improvement of healthcare.  This gives health practitioners the tools they need to create simple, effective displays of their neighborhoods, communities, and regions. HealthLandscape…  Read More

National Parks – Fredericksburg Battlefield

Blue Raster is working with the National Park Service and International Mapping to create an interactive modeling application for the Battle of Fredericksburg (1862) and the Battle of the Wilderness (1864).  Created using ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 and Flex API, the mapping tool will allow users to identify hotspots in the area as well as locations of…  Read More

Adaptation Atlas

Blue Raster is pleased to announce a partnership with Resources for the Future, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization that conducts research on environmental, energy, natural resource and public health issues, to create an interactive mapping tool that will track and present the effects of climate change on populations around the world.  The application, created using ArcGIS…  Read More

World Wildlife Fund – Coral Resilience Mapping Application

Blue Raster has contributed an ArcGIS Server Flex API application for the World Wildlife Fund to support the Climate Change LEADS: Linking Environmental Analysis to Decision Support project.   The tool allows users to explore water quality patterns throughout the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. These results are based on quantitative landscape ecology and GIS techniques…  Read More

Measure DHS

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected the ICF Macro team, including Blue Raster as a substantial subcontractor, to implement the MEASURE Phase III Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) contract. Blue Raster will update the website and STATcompiler, using ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 and Flex API, to allow widespread access to this data, which…  Read More

Wildfinder – WWF

World Wildlife Fund officially released the new and dramatically improved WildFinder II.  This new version showcases ArcGIS Server 9.3.1, Adobe Flex, and Google Maps Flash API, which when combined, deliver a superior user experience. Blue Raster is proud to work with WWF to bring Web 2.0 technologies to the forefront of wildlife conservation. The Wildfinder…  Read More

Costs of Anti-retroviral Therapy – Interactive Flex Application

Blue Raster is pleased to announce a partnership with Avenir Health, which is dedicated to assisting developing countries design and implement public health and social programs.  For a project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Avenir Health required an interactive application that would provide users with information regarding the Costs of anti-retroviral therapy (ART)…  Read More

Department of Education

Blue Raster is pleased to be working with the U.S. Department of Education (National Center for Education Statistics- Institute of Education Sciences) on developing a new interactive mapping tool.  The School District Demographics System has shown tremendous improvement over previous applications, including an increase in content and data for schools and districts nationwide and usability that will make…  Read More


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