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How To Add A Google Earth Or Bing Maps Image To QGIS Project

How To Add A Google Earth Or Bing Maps Image To QGIS Project

This video is the ninth in a series of helpful hints and handy tips for biologists who want to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in their research. It provides shows how to add an image from Google Earth or Bing maps to a GIS project using QGIS. For those working in ArcGIS, a similar end can be achieved by adding ...

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QGIS 2.8 tutorial: Map Projections by QGIS

QGIS 2.8 tutorial: Map Projections by QGIS

The video shows various map projections (Stereographic, Mercator, Robinson etc.) with tiss-indicatrix and a world map in the background. The tisses are generated by the Indicatrix Mapper plugin. The tiss-indicatrix uses circles of constant radius instead of the original infinitesimal circles. We can study the distortions of the circles in a blink by changing the project projection. Finally we calculate ...

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