With the proliferation of KML files created for use in Google Maps, Google Earth, or Google Fusion Table, you may find yourself needing to bring … Read more
I have only taken one formal course in GIS; however, I consider myself a confident practitioner of the software and am constantly learning more despite … Read more
Having sat on both sides of the table, I know that the interview process can sometimes be an uncomfortable and even painful process. To make matters more difficult, the GIS field requires a broad range of skills ranging from cartographic techniques to programming to relational database management. Acquiring enough depth in any of these areas can seem impossible especially when the field is still evolving at a horrendous pace. So what is it that’s really important when it comes to interviewing for a GIS position?
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 … Read more