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ArcGIS vs QGIS – 10 Most Important Differences Between ArcGIS and QGIS

ArcGIS vs QGIS - 10 Most Important Differences Between ArcGIS and QGIS

ArcGIS vs QGIS – 10 Most Important Differences Between ArcGIS and QGIS In thіѕ аrtісlе, we wоuld bе tаkіng a brіеf lооk аt the two leader GIS softwares: ArcGIS vs QGIS  commonly used today. Wе wоuld bе dіѕсuѕѕіng аbоut whаt dіѕtіnguіѕhеѕ thеѕе twо іn terms of funсtіоnаlіtу, tороlоgу, tуре, Oреrаtіng ѕуѕtеm support аnd ѕо on. These are two great platforms ...

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14 skills you need to be a successful GIS professional

14 skills you need to be a successful GIS professional

In recent times, Geographic Information System (GIS) has become one of the areas where data has exploded and revolutionized. As a result, a lot of opportunities abound and more Geographers are aiming to make a career and become Professionals in the field.  It has become needful to acquire and develop skills to be able to compete.  The GIS is a ...

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The 8 Free Coursera online courses for GIS professionals

The 8 free Coursera online courses for GIS professionals

Your education shouldn’t stop when you leave the classroom. Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it’s easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away. A good place to start is with this GIS Coursera courses from top universities. Since its launch in 2012 by ...

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Best 10 Open Source Web Mapping Tools that trend for 2017

Best 10 Open Source Web Mapping Tools that trend for 2017

1. Leaflet Leaflet has in the past couple of years become one of the most popular options for creating interactive JavaScript maps. It’s basic library is fairly small, making Leaflet a great option for mobile applications or other situations in which load time or size is at a premium. But it also has a ton of available plugins so that ...

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Top 15 Free GIS Data Sources you will ever need

Top 15 Free GIS Data Sources you will ever need

Data is the core component of Geographic Information Systems. GIS specialists need updating GIS data for maps making and spatial analysis. For that, we have prepared a list of highly valuable GIS data sources providing freely available geographic datasets – all ready for loading into a Geographic Information System. These free GIS data sources provide everything a GIS user needs; ...

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10 Geospatial E-books for Dummies

10 Geospatial E-books for Dummies to download

1. GIS For Dummies GIS For Dummies tells you all about mapping terminology and digital mapping, how to locate geographic features and analyze patterns such as streets and waterways, and how to generate travel directions, customer location lists, and much more with GIS. Whether you’re in charge of creating GIS applications for your business or you simply love maps, you’ll find GIS ...

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How to use a DEM to delineate a Watershed in ArcGIS

How to use a DEM to delinate a Watershed in ArcGIS

In this tutorial, we are going to delineate a Watershed in ArcGIS using Hydrology tools. A watershed is the upslope area that contributes flow to a common outlet as concentrated drainage. It can be part of a larger watershed and can also contain smaller watersheds, called subbasins. To start delineating a watershed; We need to download a digital elevation model ...

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Top 15 QGIS Plugins you should use

Top 15 QGIS Plugins you should use

15.GEarthView When you are looking for a QGIS Plugin to connect QGIS with Google Earth, the GEarthView is the best choice. GEarthView plugin displays QGIS view and features with attributes (selected layer) into Google Earth (also PRO ). To use the GEarthView plugin, you need to install Google Earth on your computer. It was tested on Ubuntu (Linux), Mac OS ...

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Top 13 Black Friday Deals for GIS courses

Top 13 Black Friday Deals for GIS courses

1. Geographic Information System for Beginners Learn both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of the latest GIS technologies with easy to follow video lectures and laboratory exercises. This course provides an introduction to GIS, sources of GIS data, GIS data structure and and hands-on practical exercises to processing, downloading, and visualizing large volume of geospatial data in Google Earth ...

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Create contours and DEM using Google Earth and QGIS 2.10

Create contours and DEM using Google Earth and QGIS 2.10

This video demonstrates, step by step, how to create contour and DEM ( Digital Elevation Model) using free tools : Google Earth, TCX Converter and QGIS 2.10. You know that QGIS can generates DEM and contours from a points cloud which contains altitude information. So, we used the Path tool in Google Earth to create the points cloud and we ...

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