Allison Barwacz

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Allison Barwacz is the digital media manager for North Coast Media (NCM). She completed her undergraduate degree at Ohio University where she received a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She works across a number of digital platforms, which include creating e-newsletters, writing articles and posting across social media sites. She also creates content for NCM’s GPS World, Pit & Quarry, Portable Plants and LP Gas magazines. Her understanding of the ever-changing digital media world allows her to quickly grasp what a target audience desires and create content that is appealing and relevant for any client across any platform. She can be reached at

Posts by Allison Barwacz

Esri supports John Hopkins COVID-19 Design Challenge Posted on 27 Mar 2020 in the GIS News categories.

Esri is supporting the COVID-19 Design Challenge, hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID). The challenge is taking place March 26-30. The virtual, student-driven hackathon... Read more»

TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS desktop and Server 7.7.0 now available Posted on 19 Mar 2020 in the GIS News categories.

TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS Desktop and Server 7.7.0 is now available, according to the company. It supports ArcGIS versions 10.4 to 10.7.1. TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS is an extension to... Read more»

GEO Business 2020 rescheduled amid coronavirus concerns Posted on 18 Mar 2020 in the GIS News categories.

GEO Business 2020 organizer Diversified Communications U.K. has decided to change both the venue and date for the event. The event will now be taking place Sept. 24-25 at ExCeL... Read more»

Oxford University explores feasibility of coronavirus tracing mobile app Posted on 18 Mar 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping categories.

A team of medical research and bioethics experts at Oxford University is supporting several European governments to explore the feasibility of a coronavirus (COVID-19) mobile app for instant contact tracing.... Read more»

Wingtra adds enhanced data capability with Trimble Business Center Posted on 13 Mar 2020 in the GIS News & UAS/UAV categories.

With Wingtra’s latest software release, surveyors and geospatial professionals can now directly import WingtraOne drone data into the Trimble Business Center (TBC). According to Wingtra, the new integration seamlessly combines... Read more»

Esri ArcGIS map tracks global coronavirus cases Posted on 10 Mar 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Technology categories.

The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University is tracking the coronavirus (COVID-19) via an Esri ArcGIS map. The map is updated in almost real time,... Read more»

TerraGo releases Publisher for Raster application Posted on 10 Mar 2020 in the GIS News categories.

TerraGo unveiled Publisher for Raster, an application for publishing geospatial raster maps and imagery as GeoPDF documents for use with TerraGo Toolbar. According to TerraGo, information otherwise locked away in... Read more»

Terra Drone Indonesia maps underground campus utilities with GPR drone Posted on 09 Mar 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Technology categories.

Terra Drone Indonesia, a group company of Japan-based Terra Drone Corp., has successfully completed a pilot project at the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in Indonesia. The project included flying... Read more»

Free license tier offered for Touch GIS fieldwork app Posted on 06 Mar 2020 in the GIS News categories.

Users can now install and test Touch GIS, a mobile field data mapping app, for as long as needed with a free license tier. Previously, users were able to install... Read more»

Ecometrica Platform to help share NASA Earth data Posted on 28 Feb 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

Under a contract with the University of Maryland, Ecometrica, a sustainability and space data company, will be helping disseminate data from NASA’s latest “Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation” (GEDI) lidar instrument.... Read more»