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Jane’s Green Hope: Blue Raster supports 87 Years of Jane Goodall’s Impact

For over 60 years, Dr. Jane Goodall has inspired and motivated millions of people around the globe to live in greater harmony with nature and to take action on behalf of the planet we share. To celebrate her 87th birthday, Dr. Goodall is asking you to pledge to make a difference via the Jane’s Green Hope campaign,.  Read More

FedGIS 2021

FedGIS 2021 provided two thought-provoking days of powerful stories about how GIS is making a difference in the world. See demonstrations of the latest technology and capabilities that ArcGIS offers.  Read More

Blue Raster at NC GIS

Due to the Pandemic, the annual North Carolina GIS Conference was held virtually this year, from Feb 16-19, instead of the usual location of Winston-Salem. Blue Raster Program Manager Phil Satlof attended sessions, staffed the virtual “booth” and presented on the topic of Configurable apps like ArcGIS Dashboards, Extendable and Custom-Configurable applications.  Read More

Estimating Community GHG Emissions from Land Use Change

As communities around the United States seek to mitigate the impact of climate change by reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the importance of land use to the GHG balance has become more apparent. About one third of human caused GHG emissions each year are sequestered in forests and trees but most communities do not include forests and trees in their inventories. To help fill this gap, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) developed the Land Emissions and Removals Navigator (LEARN) tool.  Read More

Bringing Transparency to Transboundary Water Policy in the Mekong River Basin

From its headwaters on the Tibetan Plateau, the Mekong River runs through six countries, China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, and Cambodia before reaching the ocean. Over 60 million people live in the Mekong watershed and rely on its natural resources and fish and agricultural products produced here are shipped throughout the world. However, recent evidence indicates…  Read More

GIS Day 2020

On November 18th, we celebrated GIS Day 2020 by hosting GIS students from Washington-Liberty High School for the first-ever virtual celebration. For the ninth year, Blue Raster hosted the class led by teacher, Ryan Miller, providing students with a greater understanding of the work GIS professionals do in the world today.  Read More

Build Your First Power BI Report Using the Inbuilt Sample Data

Power BI enables anyone to connect to data and turn it into insights. It was built with the “citizen developer” in mind, meaning that users don’t need to have previous BI experience or know any complicated code. Making the shift from Excel to Power BI to display meaningful and actionable data is more simple than you might expect. Get started with your first Power BI report today!.  Read More

SubsidyExplorer Tool: Design for Decisions

In collaboration with The Pew Charitable Trusts, Blue Raster assisted in the design of the SubsidyExplorer tool’s interface and workflow to create a web application tool that is easier to understand, navigate, and execute. SubsidyExplorer is a first-of-its-kind interactive toolkit that allows users to explore potential biological and economic impacts of fisheries subsidy reform scenarios.  Read More


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