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R Packages for Spatial Analysis

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May 2, 2019

Installing QGIS on the Mac

QGIS is an open source GIS software package that can be freely downloaded. Find step-by-step instructions on how to install…

February 18, 2019

How to Embed Mapillary’s Street Level Imagery Into Any Mapping Platform

MapillaryJS is a platform-agnostic WebGL JavaScript library for displaying street level photos which allows for integration with a variety of…

September 12, 2018

Automating Extracting GIS Data from Scanned Maps

The New York Public Library Labs (NYPL Labs) has posted on Github the code to its open source map-vectorizer project.  NYPL…

November 3, 2013

Weave – Open Source Data Visualization

Weave is an open source offering from the Open Indicators Consortium.  OIC is a collaboration with the Institute for Visualization and Perception…

July 11, 2013

TileMill: Open Source Mapping Now for Windows

TileMill can now be used natively in Windows with the latest release.  The release of TileMill 0.9.0 also includes a new plugin system: "TileMill…

July 11, 2013

Fabric Engine: 3D LiDAR Rendering Via Web Browsers

Fabric Engine enables developers to create compute-intensive web applications with comparable performance to native, multi-threaded applications. Fabric Engine achieves this…

July 11, 2013

Making Maps with R

R language is a commonly used programming language and open source software that can be utilized by statisticians for statistical…

May 21, 2014

WhatWasThere – Augmented Reality

WhatWasThere is an augmented reality application that features a growing online database of geolocated historical photos.  You can search for photos…

October 19, 2013

GIS Software Resources

GIS Software Packages Summary of commercial GIS software currently on the market. Find out about the commercial applications available for…

July 11, 2013