Category: Software

  • Using WFS in QGIS

    Reducing the number of features fetched. While WFS normally is rather easy to use in QGIS there are some situations that need a bit of attention. Many WFS servers only allow a limited amount of features to be fetched. Since QGIS fetches the data the first time the WFS is loaded, it is important to […]

  • Installing ArcGIS Pro

    For most people, the easiest way to install ArcGIS Pro is to go to ArcGIS online (https://www.arcgis.com) and sign in with your user credentials. In the top right corner, click on your username. Then click on “My Settings” And the chosen licences scroll down to ArcGIS pro and chose download ArcGIA Pro Before installing, make […]

  • Adding a Bokmark in QGIS

  • Saving a Copy of Data (QGIS)

    There are many situations where you want to save a copy of some data. The most common are: The procedure is more or less the same in all the above situations. There are some differences between: Vector data Right-click on the data layer in the layers panel, chose “Export” ->” Save Features as” The “same […]

  • It is sometimes easy to forget how much information we can get from historical satellite data. One of our oldest land observation systems is the USGS/NASA Landsat series dating back to 1972. There have been many iterations of the Landsat platform, but it does maintain a high degree of backwards compatibility. You can read more […]

  • In ArcGIS pro you can open webdata

  • Accessing data in ArcGIS Pro

    ArcGIS Pro does not, as such, come with any preinstalled data, although there typically is a series of “Base maps” that can be used as background maps or to print a topographical map of somewhere. See more in the article “BaseMaps in ArcGIS PRO”. In the following, you can find articles on how to access […]

  • The basic approach is here that you have a URL (Web address) that points to the location of some geospatial data file. Always be careful when opening data from the internet, although I have not yet heard about any weaknesses in Python being exploited. The most common files that can be opened directly from a […]

  • Accessing data in Python

    In the following, you can find articles on how to access the most common data types from Python Most examples will be using Google Colab, but the notebooks are shared on GitHub, so you can download them from there and use them in any Python Notebook environment. At the end of the day, Python mainly […]

  • The basic approach is here that you have a URL (Web address) that points to the location of some geospatial data file. Always be careful when opening data from the internet, although I have not yet heard about any weaknesses in QGIS being exploited. The most common files that can be opened directly from a […]