Our Projects

Click on the project item to hit the page for each project – status, objective, member contacts, etc.  (Under construction)
GIS Disaster Preparedness Guidelines
Mark De Penning, City of Greenville
Status:  In Progress
Mutual Aid Agreement
John Garner, Greer CPW
The Mutual Aid committee submitted a letter to the Emergency Management Division of South Carolina seeking confirmation of interpretation where IT and GIS fit into the statewide Mutual Aid Agreement. The two are part of the Agreement located at http://www.scemd.org/Library/mutual_aid/mutual.html . The committee is currently sending letters to the Municipal Association and the Association of Counties to notify them this fact.
Status: In Progress
Resource Inventory
Brent Kastor, Horry County
Status: In Progress
Data Dissemination, GIS Data Report Survey
Standardized Job Titles
Mark De Penning, City of Greenville
The Job Titles committee has developed a matrix for GIS positions from GIS Technician to Geographic Information Officer. The matrix includes title by application with summary description, typical required qualifications, and characteristic job responsibilities.
Status:  Complete, Download Document
Schematic of IT infrastructure for enterprise GIS
Tim Oliver, Horry County
This topic looks at three perspectives of GIS systems (small, medium & large) as it pertains to software & hardware. Goal is to provide something an IT and/or GIS department could look at to see what is needed that may currently be out of there skill set.
Status:  Complete, Download Document
LIDAR Factsheet
Tony Westmoreland, City of Columbia
GAA-SC and Furgo EarthData has developed a LIDAR Mapping Fact Sheet to include LIDAR theory, a technical overview, myths, products, applications, and procurement.
Status: Complete, Download Document

Click on the project item to hit the page for each project – status, objective, member contacts, etc.  (Under construction)

GIS Disaster Preparedness Guidelines

Mark De Penning, City of Greenville

Status:  In Progress

Mutual Aid Agreement

The Mutual Aid committee submitted a letter to the Emergency Management Division of South Carolina seeking confirmation of interpretation where IT and GIS fit into the statewide Mutual Aid Agreement. The two are part of the Agreement located at http://www.scemd.org/Library/mutual_aid/mutual.html . The committee is currently sending letters to the Municipal Association and the Association of Counties to notify them this fact.

Status: In Progress

Resource Inventory

Status: In Progress

Data Dissemination, GIS Data Report Survey

Standardized Job Titles

Mark De Penning, City of Greenville

The Job Titles committee has developed a matrix for GIS positions from GIS Technician to Geographic Information Officer. The matrix includes title by application with summary description, typical required qualifications, and characteristic job responsibilities.

Status:  Complete, Download Document (pdf),   View Document

Schematic of IT infrastructure for enterprise GIS

Tim Oliver, Horry County

This topic looks at three perspectives of GIS systems (small, medium & large) as it pertains to software & hardware. Goal is to provide something an IT and/or GIS department could look at to see what is needed that may currently be out of there skill set.

Status:  Complete, Download Document

LIDAR Factsheet

Tony Westmoreland, City of Columbia

GAA-SC and Furgo EarthData has developed a LIDAR Mapping Fact Sheet to include LIDAR theory, a technical overview, myths, products, applications, and procurement.

Status: Complete, Download Document

Spring and Fall Summits

Board members actively plan throughtout the year for our two Summit Meetings (Spring Summit 1 day, April or May) and (Fall Summit 2 day, October or November).  Agenda Topics originate from previous Summit  discussions with GAA-SC membership and/or Board Members.   For more information about our Summits, please visit our “Summits & Meetings” page.

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