GISHydro2011 Workshop. Web GIS. Water Web Services. By David R. Maidment Center for Research in Water Resources University of Texas at Austin. Presented at the Civil Engineering Department ESRI User Conference, San Diego, 10 July 2011. Visualizing Friendship – Facebook Connections.
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Water Web Services
By David R. Maidment
Center for Research in Water Resources
University of Texas at Austin
Presented at the Civil Engineering Department
ESRI User Conference, San Diego, 10 July 2011
People are empowered by being connected
Information gains mobility when it is electronic
Information gains power when it is aggregated
HuffPost has 200 employees and 6000 bloggers who write for free ….
…. It was sold to AOL on February 7, 2011, for $315 million
Information is more useful when it is organized
Information is more compelling when it is visual
Global, multiscale community base mapping
Inside and Outside
Lectures on streaming video
Information is more valuable when it is accessible
…. How can we achieve this in hydrology?