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The following links should help you to navigate the world of GIS more confidently. These sites are listed solely for their informational content. Tompkins County GIS does not endorse any organization, product, or procedures contained herein.

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GIS Associations/ GIS Users Groups

  • NYS GIS Association- Keep up with what's happening with GIS in NYS including, jobs, webinars, conferences, etc.
  • NEARC (Northeast Arc Users Group)- An independent, volunteer organization dedicated to helping users of Esri GIS software to be more successful
  • GIS/SIG (GIS Sharing Special Interest Group)- educational user's group whose primary mission is to foster the understanding of GIS technology
  • GISMO (NYC GIS and Mapping Organization) is a forum for sharing data and data processing techniques, software training, news from GIS publications, meetings, vendors, etc.
  • Synergisa community of GIS professionals, managers, researchers, and students from Ithaca, NY, and the surrounding area.


Education/ News

  • Online guide offering in-depth information on Masters in GIS and the career paths available in this field
  • ESRI Education- Resources and Insights for Administrators and Students
  • – Everything GIS (ESRI related)
  • Directions Magazine – GIS News Source
  • GISCorps – Volunteer your GIS Professional expertise to help those in need
  • GovLoop - GIS courses and other resources
  • Master's in data science- a quick summary of industry apps, tools, technologies, and degree programs in Geospatial Science

General Reference

Favorite Web Mapping Applications

Below are some of our favorite web mapping applications. They are from all over the States and most of them were taken from a sampling of the ESRI GIS Users Web App Site List. Tompkins County has its own list of local mapping applications at Mapping Tompkins.