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EUROGEO 2015 conference : Call for sessions and abstracts

EUROGEO 2015 conference Call for sessions, paper abstracts

The 2015 EUROGEO Annual Meeting and Conference will be organised in conjunction with and hosted by the Turkish Association of Geographers (TAG), in Ankara on 21-22 May 2015. An optional field excursion to Cappadocia will take place all day on 23 May 2015. Call for sessions and abstracts published. Deadlines: Conference Sessions – February 1st 2015 Paper, Poster and Workshop Abstracts – ...

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Free workshops : Preparing Data for Community Maps

PreparingDataWorkshops

The ArcGIS Content Team has scheduled two additional offerings of its Preparing Data for Community Maps Workshops. If you were not able to attend a previous class, or weren’t aware that they were available, we highly encourage you to attend one of the upcoming workshops. They are four hours in length, and primarily focus on the Community Maps Data Prep ...

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Release of the new QGIS Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin version 4.0

Release of the new QGIS Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin version 4.0

Written by Luca Congedo, the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin (SCP) is a free open source plugin for QGIS that allows for the semi-automatic classification (also supervised classification) of remote sensing images. Also, it provides several tools for the pre processing of images, the post processing of classifications, and the raster calculation. SCP allows for the rapid creation of ROIs (training areas), ...

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Esri launched ” ArcGIS Open Data “

ArcGIS Open Data

Esri has launched ” ArcGIS Open Data ” that provides direct access to thousands of government open datasets. Citizens can search, download, filter and visualize this data through their web browser or mobile device. By providing a single place to find data, people can discover data across governments and geography to make better decisions. Anyone can search across the entire community ...

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GIS Innovation Forum 2015

GIS Innovation Forum

The GIS Technology Innovation Center at Umm Al-Qura University, is organizing the GIS Innovation Forum 2015, to be held on February 19, 2015, at Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah. Forum website : http://www.gisinnovation.org/2015/en/default.aspx

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Free course : Maps and the Geospatial Revolution

Maps and the Geospatial Revolution

The past decade has seen an explosion of new mechanisms for understanding and using location information in widely-accessible technologies. This Geospatial Revolution has resulted in the development of consumer GPS tools, interactive web maps, and location-aware mobile devices. These radical advances are making it possible for people from all walks of life to use, collect, and understand spatial information like ...

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Largest GPS Drawing in the World

Largest GPS Drawing in the World

This is a story based on a real story in Japan, that a man named Yassan drawn a “LETTER” by GPS logger into Japan islands for his girlfriend. What was the message of the letter? *This artwork is approved by Guinness World Records(TM) as “the Largest GPS Drawing”.

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Register Now for Esri User Conference 2015

Register Now for Esri User Conference 2015

Choose from 300 moderated sessions, over 450 hours of technical training, and 13 preconference seminars. Listen to inspirational keynotes. Visit more than 300 solution providers. Gawk at the world’s largest conference Map Gallery. Sit down face-to-face with technical support staff, customer service representatives, and software developers. It’s all here. All that’s missing is you. Registration : esri.com/earlybirdregistration

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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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Webinar: Learn the Fundamentals of ArcGIS Pro ( Jan 29, 2015)

Webinar: Learn the Fundamentals of ArcGIS Pro

Esri’s new release of ArcGIS 10.3 includes ArcGIS Pro, a desktop application that will help geographic information system (GIS) professionals complete their GIS projects faster and more easily than ever. ArcGIS Pro provides all the tools you need to author and edit both 2D and 3D maps, perform analysis, view maps side by side, create multiple layouts from one or more ...

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