GIS

GeoPlatform : Shared geospatial data

GeoPlatform : Shared geospatial data

The GeoPlatform provides shared and trusted geospatial data, services, and applications for use by the public and by government agencies and partners to meet their mission needs. Through the GeoPlatform, users have access to A one-stop shop to deliver trusted, nationally consistent data and services Authoritative data to support informed decision making Problem-solving applications and services that are built once ...

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QGIS 2.8 is ready for download

QGIS 2.8

Finnally, QGIS 2.8 is ready for download in the QGIS  download page. This is a special release since it is designated an ‘LTR’ (Long Term Release). It will be supported with backported bug fixes for one year, and will be in permanent feature freeze (i.e. no new features will be added, only bug fixes and trivial updates). The purpose of this releases ...

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The Geo-Wiki Platform

The Geo-Wiki Platform

Geo-Wiki is a platform which provides citizens with the means to engage in environmental monitoring of the earth by providing feedback on existing spatial information overlaid on satellite imagery or by contributing entirely new data. Data can be input via the traditional desktop platform or mobile devices, with campaigns and games used to incentivize input. Resulting data are available without ...

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GIS Data Repositories

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This list of data repositories was compiled by Karen Payne of the University of Georgia’s Information Technologies Outreach services, with funding provided by USAID, to point to free downloadable primary geographic datasets that may be useful in international humanitarian response. The repositories are grouped according to the tabs at the bottom of the sheet There are 17 groups of repositories. ...

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5 Most Viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling

5 Most Viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling

The 5 most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling on Geo-matching.com Geo-matching.com features a selection of the latest and most important geomatics equipment, including UAS for Mapping and 3D Modelling. There service allows people to compare product specifications and read reviews from others in the Geospatial sector in order to help them make a well balanced purchase decision. Geo-matching.com is ...

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QGIS: Data Acquisition and Transformation

QGIS: Data Acquisition and Transformation

QGIS is a free and open source GIS software program that can be used to make maps and perform geospatial analysis. This webinar is all about finding or creating data in various formats (.shp, .csv, .gpx…) and coordinate systems, and figuring out how to bring them into your QGIS map project. It is easy to do once you learn how ...

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Accuracy Precision and Resolution Of GIS Data

Accuracy Precision and Resolution Of GIS Data

When collecting data that will be used in a geographic information system (GIS), it is important that you record it properly. In order to do this, you need to understand the difference between accuracy, precision and resolution. This short video provides a brief and easy to understand introduction to these concepts using target-shooting as an analogy.

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