August, 2006


GIS Learning

How to Calculate the Boundaries of an UTM Zone

How to Calculate the Boundaries of an UTM Zone

Calculating the eastern and western boundaries of a UTM is very straightforward.  Developed by the U.S. Army, the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) is an international plane (rectangular) coordinate system. In the coordinate system, the world is divided into 60 zones of 6 degrees longitude. Each zone extends 3 degrees east […]

GIS Career and Jobs

GeoBriefs: Canadian Geomatics Employment Center, ResMap, ArcGIS Explorer

GeoBriefs: Canadian Geomatics Employment Center, ResMap, ArcGIS Explorer

The Canadian Geomatics Employment Center website provides users with tools to help find GIS, Remote Sensing, CAD, and Mapping jobs by connecting Canadian employers with qualified job seekers. Registration and resume posting is free to job seekers and employers: Canadian Geomatics Employment Center. Elizabeth Ward from the Washington Post has a review of […]