CAD & GIS News for Govies 2/20

CAD News for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, events, and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up:

County Officials Share GIS Data to Bring Efficiencies to Everyday Citizen Life

Potential Syrian Missile Targets Pinpointed in Google Earth

As the U.S. government continues the debate about potential strikes against the Assad regime in Syria, GIS professionals are busy mapping out potential missile targets in Google Maps and Google Earth., for example, has mapped 36 locations in Syria that represent the most likely targets for U.S. missiles.

While the goal of the attacks is still unclear, it seems plausible that the strikes will target chemical plants, arms depots, airfields and other military assets.