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In this week’s edition of Geo Announcements: QField, mobile GIS app from OPENGIS.ch, is now available, NASA’s Spinoff publication features the benefits of its GPS signal correction software, and the latest in press releases from the GIS industry.
GIS is a technological field that incorporates geographical features with tabular data in order to map, analyze, and assess real-world problems. The key word to this technology is Geography – this means that some portion of the data is spatial.
The National Intertidal Digital Elevation Model (NIDEM) is the first 3D model of Australia’s intertidal zone. It is available for downloading as an open source dataset from Australia’s National Map portal.