GIS on the Chisholm Trail

A profile of James Mallory, GISP, whose job in the Oklahoma County assessor's office sometimes involves using GIS to locate historic trails and treasure.

"Mallory is equal parts historian and public servant, but his sense of history is tied to Oklahoma's geography.

"We're responsible for basic things like drawing maps for all the new properties and plats and streets, and knowing who owns what so we can assess everything fairly. And we help out with disaster response plans," he said."

Full Story: It's a living: Geographic information systems professional

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