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Maps and Cartography

Mapping Australia’s Bushfires

Tools based on near-real time data from satellites, such as those used by Australia or developed by NASA, have great utility in monitoring existing fires while giving the public near real-time monitoring.

Thanksgiving Map

Thanksgiving Maps and Geography

Thanksgiving maps about this holiday involving major feasting. Maps shown include distribution of turkey, green beans, sweet potatoes, and cranberries by Zellmer and a similar interactive map by Esri.

Spatial Analysis

Mapping the Subsea Forests of the Mediterranean

Inge van den Meiracker writes about her research internship in Greece where she modeled and mapped the seagrass distribution in the Southeast Aegean Sea using sonar data, remote sensing techniques, and GIS.

Finding Pleasant Routes Using GIS

GIS is being to used to plan pedestrian routes not based on the fastest way but centered on finding the quietest, shadiest, or most pleasant paths.

GIS Software

24 Days of QGIS Tips

Using the #24daysofqgis hashtag, North Road, a geospatial company based out of  Australia, will be tweeting out a QGIS tip or trick for 24 days starting on December 1.

Portable GIS Version 6.0 Now Available

Portable GIS is available as a Windows-based executable (.exe) or .zip file which can then be installed to a local drive or onto a removable drive such as a USB stick.

GIS Learning

GIS Data

What is Snapping in GIS?

Snapping involves connecting a geometric vertex or edges of one feature to another when editing a GIS dataset.

What is a GeoTIFF?

A GeoTIFF is a public domain metadata standard which has the georeferencing information embedded within the image file.

Free Online Geocoder

Developed by LocalFocus, this online geocoder will generate lat/long coordinates for a list of addresses for free.

GIS Industry

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