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6 Free Mobile GIS to access and collect field data

6 Free Mobile GIS to access and collect field data

6 Free Mobile GIS to access and collect field data Mobile devices offer productivity benefits for GIS, particularly in the field. Cartographers both novice and professionals have taken advantage of this handheld technology to turn it into a useful GIS tool. Free and open source software for GIS has grown a lot from last years, faster than commercial alternatives and now ...

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These pictures show international borders that are visible from space

These pictures show international borders that are visible from space

Seeing Earth from above reminds you how tiny we really are. The world’s mountains and oceans pale in comparison to the empty space that surrounds us. While humanity may appear quite insignificant when viewing the globe from above, the borders that divide us can actually become clearer than ever, acting as symbols of political and economic divides. Being able to ...

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Why Sentinel-2 mission is crucial for environment monitoring?

Why Sentinel-2 mission is crucial for environment monitoring?

Sentinel-2 is an Earth observation mission developed by ESA as part of the Copernicus Programme to perform terrestrial observations in support of services such as forest monitoring, land cover changes detection, and natural disaster management. It consists of two identical satellites, Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-2B. The Sentinel-2 mission has the following capabilities: Multi-spectral data with 13 bands in the visible, near ...

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