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Many of the learning paths are available in different software variants i.e QGIS ArcMap pro, Google Earth Engine, Python, and Javascript so you can work with it in your preferred environment.

Really Simple and Fast Ways to Make a Map

When people say they just need a map of a given location they are typically implying that they want a topographical map of that location. A topographical map is a map that depicts the location of physical structures and perhaps services such as stations, atm’s Betural stations etc. The easiest way to obtain such a…

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Introduction to Working with Geospatial Data

Before taking on any project using geospatial, it is my experience that a lot of time can be saved by investing a little time in establishing an overview of some basic concepts and technologies involved. It is my hope that this introductory learning path can provide this introductory overview. The topics below can be studied…

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Finding and Accessing Data

One of the first questions you typically ask yourself when you want to start thinking about using geospatial data is where to find it? Bellow, you can find any recommendations on how to find data. However, if you are new to using spatial data I recommend you take a look at two other pages first….

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Maps and their use

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How to Make a Map

In this learning path, we will first look at when to make a map or use another way of communicating the information in question. Then We will look at the basic technical aspects of making a map (note there are videos for either QGIS or ArcGIS pro). After this, I will present different more detailed…

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Working with elevation data

A common way to collect elevation data is to use Lidar There are two comment types of elevation: surface and terrain often referred to as DSM (Digital Surface Model ) and DTM (Digital Terrain Model)

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Managing geospatial data projects

Organising geospatial data files for portable projects Projections and Coordinate Reference Systems

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Creating Geospatial Data

Coming soon Methods to create/collect geospatial data: Digitalising based on areal photos/historical mapsField collection appsDrawing on maps

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Introduction to remote sensing

Remote sensing is by USGS defined as “Remote sensing is the process of detecting and monitoring the physical characteristics of an area by measuring its reflected and emitted radiation at a distance from the targeted area”. In addition to this definition there are two key concepts we need to mention at this point namely: The sensors  or…

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Working with Transport Networks

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