GIS

Mapping with your smart phone ?

Mapping with your smart phone ?

This short tutorial provides instruction on using a smart phone, (such as an android samsung, HTC, motorola, or apple iphone) and ArcGIS Desktop to create a map. In this tutorial, a bike route is mapped in real time and imported into ArcGIS Desktop. Comma separated values (CSV), GPX and KML files are used as part of the tutorial. A short ...

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Designing the Cities of Tomorrow

Designing the Cities of Tomorrow

More than 50 per cent of the world’s population now lives in cities. With this incredible urban influx, governments are moving closer and closer towards designing smart cities. In this episode, you’ll hear from Leica Geosystems airborne imaging experts and forward-thinking businesses using the latest in LiDAR and laser scanning to create 3D city models.

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Space Allocation Optimization

Space Allocation Optimization

Video from NASA Langley Research Center’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Team describing current efforts in space allocation optimization.

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The “Magic” of GIS

The “Magic” of GIS

This video demonstrates the fundamental link between the aspatial tabular data about features stored in attribute tables and geometry representing the geographic extents of features. This principle underlies much of the functionality of a GIS. Taught by Heath Robinson.

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Whaling Stations of South Georgia – Interactive App

Whaling Stations of South Georgia – Interactive App

PROJECT BACKGROUND Between 1904 and 1965 South Georgia served as a base for the Norwegian and British whaling fleets in the Antarctic Ocean. Permanent whaling bases were constructed at six sites across the island, where whalers and support staff endured both the harsh climate and dangerous working conditions to supply the world’s then huge demand for precious whale oil. When ...

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