People of EagleView: Receptionist Lucy Johns

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Lucy Johns, Receptionist Hometown: Juneau, Alaska Hire Date: February 26, 2015 About me: In the office, I am known as Lucy Johns; however, my real Alaskan native name is Xaatooee, meaning “Dancing Princess.” I have a firm belief that you should never look down on someone, that is unless youRead More

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Creating a Fall To-Do List? Don’t Forget About Gutter Cleaning

Fall has arrived, and for most homeowners that means it’s almost time to clean the gutters. Gutters are an essential part of a roofing system and are designed to keep buildings dry even during heavy rain or snow. Without adequate gutters, however, a home’s roof, siding, and foundation are proneRead More

These leaves may look pretty, but the problems they cause aren’t!

Our Top 10 Coolest Images from Summer 2016

Summer may be over, but the season allowed EagleView to capture phenomenal aerial images all over North America. We’ve selected 10 of our favorite images from this summer to highlight the breathtaking – and sometimes amusing – imagery we work with on a daily basis. Check out our choices (inRead More

What GIS Data Can Do Before, During, and After an Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month in the United States, and this year’s theme is “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” The month-long event encourages Americans to make family emergency plans, purchase or update their emergency supplies, and stay informed about emergencies that may affect them. National Preparedness MonthRead More

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5 Common Flood Insurance Myths Mistaken for Fact

Most homeowners don’t think that flooding can affect their property – until it’s too late. In the past five years alone, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods, and some of those events have led to billions of dollars in damage. Insurance professionals are responsible for helping homeownersRead More

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How Rural Counties Are Becoming #AgentsofChange

With one-third of the world’s land categorized as agricultural, assessors face obstacles when reviewing and assessing rural areas. Many communities in Indiana, which are largely agricultural, create challenges for assessors who need to track changes and new constructions in their counties. “Rural areas offer a unique challenge in terms ofRead More

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7 GIS Solutions 9-1-1 Dispatch Centers Use Every Day

Like the first responders they communicate with, 9-1-1 dispatchers work extremely high-pressure jobs. Dispatchers have more to do than stay calm on the line with callers; they are also responsible for directing emergency personnel to the scene of an incident. Giving an incorrect address or omitting vital information about aRead More

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Minutes from Collapse: Addressing the Nation’s Crumbling Infrastructure

Many Americans celebrated this past Labor Day with time off from work, but crews working on the Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, put in some major overtime during the holiday weekend. On Friday, September 2, a fire broke out beneath a tarp where a construction crew was performing welding workRead More

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What’s Next for Baton Rouge After the 2016 Flood?

For some residents of Louisiana, the flooding in Baton Rouge must feel like déjà vu. In 2005, after Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans and other parts of the South, many displaced residents flocked to Baton Rouge, a city that historically has had little, if any, flood damage. But theRead More

Residents of Baton Rouge piled up damaged belongings during cleanup efforts.

11 Images Guaranteed to Get You Into the School Spirit

Last month, we brought you some stunning images that we hope inspired you to get some R&R. But now it’s time to get serious because it’s that time of year again – the school season is upon us. Whether you’re a student embarking on another year of learning, a parentRead More

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