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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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NDVI in ArcGIS

NDVI in ArcGIS

This video shows how to generate an NDVI layer in ArcGIS along with some tips and tricks of working with NDVI layers.

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Raster Mastering in QGIS

Raster Mastering in QGIS

If you’re curious about adding QGIS to your raster analysis quiver, this webinar will demonstrate the various tools available within QGIS by default. it will also explore some of the GRASS and SAGA tools available within the Processing Toolbox. There will be time to ask questions about whether QGIS can perform common tasks in other GIS packages.

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Free GIS Datasets

Robin Wilson, a PhD student at the University of Southampton made a very interesting page that contains a categorised list of links to over 300 sites providing freely available geographic datasets – all ready for loading into a Geographic Information System. He said in his website : I kept coming across GIS datasets online that looked like they might be useful – for my ...

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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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Free online course : Introduction to Geospatial Technology Using QGIS

Free online course : Introduction to Geospatial Technology Using QGIS

This course provides a rich introduction to the booming technology field of Geographic Information Systems, known as GIS. The GIS industry is exploding at double-digit employment and income numbers and promises employment opportunities well into the future. Students will learn the fundamentals of GIS and how to build digital maps using open source software that allows free unlimited use for ...

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Global Mapper Introduces New 3D and UAV Video Playback Tools with V16.1 Release

Global Mapper Introduces New 3D and UAV Video Playback Tools with V16.1 Release

Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the release of Global Mapper version 16.1. This interim release features a UAV Video Playback Tool, new options to rotate the map view, and the ability to select and measure features in the 3D viewer. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts ...

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QGIS vs ArcGIS

QGIS vs ArcGIS

Okay, so I’m likely to get lynched, but before all the lovers/haters come out of the woodwork I’d like to remind everyone that these two systems are both great achievements. We are looking at two software systems that have changed the way we look at the world and the way we think about the world around us. The have allowed ...

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Tutorial QGIS: Création d’un MNT à partir d’une carte topographique

Tutorial QGIS: Création d'un MNT à partir d'une carte topographique

Le géomaticien sera parfois confronté à l’absence de données liées à son territoire d’étude. Dans la nécessité de disposer d’un MNT propre à son territoire d’étude avec une précision élevé, il est parfois bon de se rabattre vers la vectorisation de carte topographique fourni par l’IGN. La triangulation de Delaunay permet de d’extrapoler les données manquantes.

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