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GIS For Biologists: What Are Projections And Why Are They Important in GIS?

GIS For Biologists: What Are Projections And Why Are They Important in GIS?

This video is the third in a series of helpful hints and handy tips for biologists who want to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in their research. It provides easy-to-follow introduction to the tricky, and sometimes confusing, issue of projections, and why they are inportant in GIS. This video is presented by Dr Colin D. MacLeod, author of ‘GIS For ...

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Geospatial Revolution / Episode One

Geospatial Revolution / Episode One

Penn State Public Broadcasting’s Geospatial Revolution Project is an integrated public media and outreach initiative about the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact. The project features a web-based serial release of video episodes, links to resources, and downloadable K-16 educational materials. The first episode covers what is involved in the ...

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An introduction to Open Source Geospatial Information Systems

An introduction to Open Source Geospatial Information Systems

Open Source software has come a long way in recent years for storing, manipulating and presenting spatial data. The Openstreetmap (www.openstreetmap.org) project is a great example of what can be achieved using open software and open data. This presentation will look at using a combination of postgis, geoserver and openlayers to process, store and present vector and raster map data. ...

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3 Cool Business Tricks That A G.I.S Can Actually Do

3 Cool Business Tricks That A G.I.S. Can Actually Do

An enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) is a weighty investment. Aside from the server and client install hassle, the capital investment to get the job done can seem daunting. So what can you do with this investment? What magic can you conjure to see a return on it? Here are three great, real-world ideas… 1. Marketing: Who Is My Customer? ...

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Using GIS/Geodesign for Farmland Preservation

Using GIS/Geodesign for Farmland Preservation

GeoDesign techniques employ geographic information systems (GIS) to influence and design our environments, both built and natural. The maturation of GIS technology and evolution of GeoDesign concepts has helped the planning community realize the vision of Planning as Reasoning Together — planning professionals working as partners with citizens and stakeholders to weigh human values and place-centric facts to make well-informed ...

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Valoriser la dimension humaine du SIG

Valoriser la dimension humaine du SIG

Elle admet volontiers sa chance… Ingrid Landry-Pasdeloup est l’un des administrateurs SIG parmi les plus enviés de France, comme elle l’a pu l’expliquer dans une communication lors de SIG 2014 autour du thème de la “dimension humaine dans le SIG”. Arrivée en 2006 pour mettre en place le SIG puis le service SIG, elle est placée sous la responsabilité directe ...

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