Tag: GIS analysis
The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) recently released its report on the background work that went into bike-share station siting decisions. The first Citi Bike stations were installed earlier this month in New York City and eventually hundreds of stations will be built around the city. The first phase of the fee-based bike sharing calls [...]
Find resources to web sites about Python scripting to use in GIS. Learn how to use Python to expand your geographic information system. Esri uses Python as its scripting language for ArcGIS and the language can be found in many open source GIS applications. Also see: Learning Programming for GIS for general Python resources. Python is a [...]
Map projects are one of the fundamental concepts of geography and cartography. Selecting the right map projection is one of the important first considerations for accurate GIS analysis. The problem with projections (and the reason why there are so many types) is that it is very difficult to represent the curved 3D surface of the [...]
This article by Ahmad S. Massasati, Ph.D. with the Department of Geography, United Arab Emirates University looks at the use of GIS to map the correct direction to Makkah.