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Geography Colloquium: Where The Animals Go: Big data and design

Geography Colloquium: Where The Animals Go: Big data and design

Geography Colloquium: Where The Animals Go: Big data and design Location: Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South S020 Date: Sept 18th, 2017 5:00pm – 7:00pm For thousands of years, tracking animals has meant following their physical traces – footprints, fallen feathers and nests. But cutting-edge geospatial technology is revolutionising our ability to map their movements and behaviour. GIScientist James Cheshire ...

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Know how cloud is bringing ease in use of geospatial data and services

Know how cloud is bringing ease in use of geospatial data and services

Know how cloud is bringing ease in use of geospatial data and services In an exclusive interview with Geospatial World, PS Acharya discusses how is cloud bringing ease in use of geospatial data and services. Acharya is a scientist, Adviser, and CEO of National Spatial Data Infrastructure(NSDI) and also serving as an associate head of NRDMS-NSDI.

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Anatomy of a Shapefile – GIS Vector Data Theory

Anatomy of a Shapefile – GIS Vector Data Theory (11)

Anatomy of a Shapefile – GIS Vector Data Theory The shapefile format is a very common way to store GIS data. It is also commonly used to share and exchange GIS data. Shapefiles can be read by most all GIS software packages that can work with vector data. This video breaks down the structure of a shape file and explains ...

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What is Feature Class? – GIS Vector Data Theory

What is Feature Class? – GIS Vector Data Theory (12)

What is Feature Class? – GIS Vector Data Theory “Feature Class” can be used in two different ways in GIS. There is a “broad” meaning of the term and a “narrow” meaning of the term. Whenever we are creating GIS datasets, we want to organize our features into feature classes in the broad sense to facilitate our analysis.

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Network Analysis Tutorial: Introduction to Networks

Network Analysis Tutorial: Introduction to Networks

Network Analysis Tutorial: Introduction to Networks From online social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to transportation networks such as bike sharing systems, networks are everywhere, and knowing how to analyze this type of data will open up a new world of possibilities for you as a Data Scientist. This course will equip you with the skills to analyze, visualize, ...

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Creating and Publishing Your Own Configurable Apps for Your Organization

Creating and Publishing Your Own Configurable Apps for Your Organization

Creating and Publishing Your Own Configurable Apps for Your Organization Learn how to customize the configurable web apps to meet your organizations needs. We’ll explore how to configure the apps to specify an organization color scheme, add a logo, configure capabilities and more. You’ll also learn how to modify the configurable app to add custom behavior. Finally we’ll discuss how ...

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Coordinates to decimal degrees in Excel

Coordinates to decimal degrees in Excel | burdGIS

Coordinates to decimal degrees in Excel Sometimes you get really funky coordinates to work with especially if they have been copied down from a GPS to a paper data sheet. If data collectors aren’t up to speed with coordinate syntax there may be trouble ahead. This video is a walkthrough of how to work with coordinates and change them from ...

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