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15 Applications and Uses of Drones in GIS

15 Applications and Uses of Drones in GIS

15 Applications and Uses of Drones in GIS GIS (Geographic Information System) has revolutionized the world. It has left an indelible mark in certain disciplines or field of study such as geography, geology, astrology, oceanography, cartography and so on has transformed. GIS did not just change the face of this disciplines, it elevated to them another pedestal and give them ...

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Top 14 Open Source Remote Sensing Software

Top 14 Open Source Remote Sensing Software

Top 14 Open Source Remote Sensing Software Information has gone through several changes and revolution in the last decade. Analysts have gone through the “stone age” of analysis and observation. Now, we are in the era of computers. Information gathering has taken a new face. With the appearance of remote sensing, the acquisition of information has been made quicker and ...

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10 Sources to Download Free LiDAR Data

10 Sources to Download Free LiDAR Data

10 Sources to Download Free LiDAR Data LIDAR, an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distances) to the Earth. These light pulses measure and give accurate three- dimensional imaging of the earth crust and features. LiDAR is widely used by cartographers ...

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20 GIS Applications Every GIS Specialist Should Know

20 GIS Applications Every GIS Specialist Should Know

20 GIS Applications Every GIS Specialist Should Know The word GIS is not an alien word to an average computer user out there. What may be alien is the extent of usage and functions of GIS. Not even all GIS users can fully comprehend the scope of GIS. We all know GIS (Geographic information systems) is an important tool to ...

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10 Differences Between Commercial And Open Source GIS Software

Commercial Vs. Open Source 10 Differences Between Commercial And Open Source GIS Software

10 Differences Between Commercial And Open Source GIS Software A debate that always rears its head in the world of software developers and software users is the constant comparison and contrasting of commercial and open source software. Like all things in life, they both have their advantages and disadvantages. It is up to the user to determine what suits him/her. ...

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New Udemy Coupon for all GIS & Programming Courses

Huge Udemy discount for all GIS & Programming Courses

New Udemy Coupon for all GIS & Programming Courses If you’ve wanted to learn more about GIS & Geospatial technologies, Master coding, Personal Development, learn a foreign language, or simply improve your writing skills, there’s a class for you on Udemy, and it’s available for just $10 instead of the normal price ($200) using our special Coupon code. Below we’ve ...

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6 Free Mobile GIS to access and collect field data

6 Free Mobile GIS to access and collect field data

6 Free Mobile GIS to access and collect field data Mobile devices offer productivity benefits for GIS, particularly in the field. Cartographers both novice and professionals have taken advantage of this handheld technology to turn it into a useful GIS tool. Free and open source software for GIS has grown a lot from last years, faster than commercial alternatives and now ...

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20 FREE Satellite Imagery Data Sources

20 FREE Satellite Imagery Data Sources

20 FREE Satellite Imagery Data Sources Most GIS and remote sensing specialists are oblivious of abundant websites that provide free quality satellite images. I bring to you top-notched valuable researched sources of free satellite imagery from some relevant space agencies around the globe. 1. NASA Earth Observations (NEO) NASA’s Earth Observations (NEO) strives to make global satellite imagery very accessible ...

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ERDAS VS ENVI: Which is The Best Remote Sensing Image Processing Software?

ERDAS-VS-ENVI-Which-is-The-Best-Remote-Sensing-Image-Processing-Software

ERDAS VS ENVI: Which is The Best Remote Sensing Image Processing Software? Remote sensing is a vital tool in disciplines such as geography, geology, oceanography, military intelligence and ecology. Analysts in disciplines related to earth sciences heavily rely on remote sensing. Since remote sensing is the process of detecting and monitoring the physical characteristics of an area, sensory equipment such ...

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13 FREE tools to download OpenStreetMap data in GIS format

13 FREE tools to download OpenStreetMap data in GIS format

13 FREE tools to download OpenStreetMap data in GIS format OреnStrееtMар (OSM) iѕ a соllаbоrаtivе рrоjесt tо сrеаtе a frее еditаblе mар of thе wоrld. Thе сrеаtiоn аnd grоwth оf OSM hаѕ bееn mоtivаtеd bу restrictions on uѕе оr аvаilаbilitу оf mар infоrmаtiоn асrоѕѕ much оf thе wоrld, аnd thе аdvеnt оf inеxреnѕivе роrtаblе ѕаtеllitе nаvigаtiоn dеviсеѕ. If you are ...

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