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Learon Dalby Listed in Top 10 Geospatial Leaders by Directions Magazine

Directions Magazine has conducted a poll among its readers this month “asking who they believe are, and will be, the most influential people in the geospatial industry over the next five years.”1 AGIO’s very own State GIS Program Manager Learon Dalby, who is also President of the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC), ranked 8th […]

GIS Strategic Business Planning Workshops to Take Place Around the State

Arkansas is preparing a Strategic Business Plan for Geospatial Information to help guide the future growth and development of geospatial data and technologies in the state. A vital part of this project is obtaining input and ideas from Arkansas’ vibrant geospatial community. Whether you are in the public or private sectors, or in state, local […]

DFA Attorney for Revenue Legal Counsel Clarifies State Tax Application to GIS Services

In recent months, there have been points of confusion among GIS Board members regarding how sales tax is applicable to geospatial services, with digital orthophotography particularly in mind. The issue was initially addressed by Elizabeth Bowen, GIS Coordinator for Benton County. Bowen raised the question, which came to light while working on a local project, […]

GeoStor Updates

I know it has been quite some time since my last update on the blog/forum and I apologize for that. It means that I have been REALLY busy working on it, in fact if I don’t document my changes I forget most of them. Also, my trip to the ESRI UC was great, I learned […]

NEAGIS Kicks Off First Meeting

The North East Arkansas GIS Users Group (NEAGIS) held their first meeting Tuesday July 14, 2009 in Jonesboro. The primary goals of the first meeting were to establish leadership positions, as well as organize and plan what NEAGIS would do for the community. Twenty-two people “representing regional city, county, state, federal, and private organizations, the […]

Address Change

Since we have been forced to go production with the new site we need all users to quit using the beta address as well as all the addresses below. and now redirects you to I have added redirects in my web application so people using the website with a browser should […]

GeoStor Bugs

GeoStor staff have worked diligently to resolve a number of bugs that were identified. We believe the following have been resolved: Raster projection issues- Big thanks to Safe Software for quickly resolving the FME Server bug Downloads via Firefox, Mozilla, ect Delivery of metadata Please drop us a note if you identify additional bugs […]

Raster Projection Issues

It has come to our attention rasters are not projecting properly. GeoStor staff have been in communication with Safe Software for two days and they have identified a bug in FME 2009 and FME 2010. Safe Software has elevated this to their top priority and will provide a fix as soon as possible. All users […]

GeoStor Issues

We are experiencing some serious issues with Apache Tomcat right now so the entire GeoStor 5.0 site is down. I have redirected all the traffic to the new site so please use that until we can determine what is causing Tomcat to crash within minutes of starting up. Glen

3 Bugs found during Beta Testing

Thank you to those who have been testing the GeoStor 6.0 currently in beta. Three bugs have been brought to our attention. We have ‘re-opened’ access to GeoStor 5.0 “Find Data” for downloading until we can get the issues resolved at which time we will resume testing. Summary of Bugs:1. Raster downloads fail to submit […]