RGIS - Southern Georgia Site
About RGIS-Southern Georgia
RGIS-SG is located on the grounds of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC) in Valdosta, Georgia. SGRC serves 18 rural counties and nearly 46 local governments with Planning, Economic and Workforce Development, Aging, and GIS services. The mission of SGRC is to advise and provide these local governments with the tools that will help their communities to survive and thrive in the challenges of tomorrow.
SGRC-GIS and RGIS-SG have teamed up to provide these rural governments with geospatial technology services allowing for improved planning efforts, better decision making and more efficient daily operations of local officials in the eighteen county area and beyond!
Communities in Southern Georgia have varying needs. The list below represents just some of the projects that RGIS-SG has assisted with recently...
- Parcel Mapping Analysis
- Crime Analysis
- Mobile GIS
- Homeland Security - Threat Determination
- Utilities Inventory/ Mapping
- Internet Mapping Solutions
- Public Health
- Development Modeling Smart Growth
- Cemetery Mapping
- Industrial Site Selection
RGIS-SG can provide you with "how-to" documents for the many applications of GIS that we and our sister sites have developed. These publications address both technical and non-technical issues along with investment and savings statistics about the project and participating communities.
Follow the link below to discover the projects that the RGIS consortium has documented over the years!http://www.ruralgis.org/publications.htm
RGIS-SG provides many opportunities for rural community members to receive valuable training in geospatial technology and tools. Each offering ranges from 4 hours to 2 days in length and is tailored to include data that attendees work with every day!
- GIS Software - Applications
Basic & Advanced ArcView Skills
Introduction to ArcExplorer
Parcel Analysis using GIS
Introduction to Internet Map Service
Site Selection using GIS
- Other Events
Southern Georgia Regional User Group Meeting
Annual GIS Day Sponsors
Civic Organization Presentations
Middle and High School Training Events