Here-summer-school-2019

HERE Summer School 2019 Poznań is an event that brought together more than 40 students and members of the Here community across Eastern and Central Europe. 6 days were spent on seminars, lectures, meetings and projects in the field of geoinformation and cartography. We also had enough time to enjoy the beautiful city of Poznan […]

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ArcGIS-Pro-migration

One of the non-obvious but characteristic features of the GIS industry is that it is somewhat conservative. For example, ArcGIS 9.0 was more than six years old, when ArcGIS 10.0 was released. It took almost five years to update QGIS to the third version. Moreover, even the release of a new version does not always […]

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1 - кнопки Android приложения Custom Maps и Планета Земля

As a collaboration between our blogs we are posting the translated version of Anton Biatov’s post from GIS-Naturalist.   When I travel somewhere, it often happens that I find a map of the location somewhere on a forum in an image format, a computer screenshot or an information stand of a tourist route. Of course, […]

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intelligence

“Those who own information own the world”. This phrase is attributed to various people – Nathan Rothschild and Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman portrayed him amazingly in “The Darkest Hour”) and even the unknown Zion wise men. According to the most widespread legend during the Waterloo battle, Nathan Rothschild used the information about Napoleon’s defeat for […]

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geocoders

Any geographic object (or location) has a description. Such a description can be presented differently for different objects. For example, the description almost necessarily includes the address for buildings. To describe geographic objects such as lakes and mountains, their names from the geographic names directory will be enough. Geographic coordinates are also part of the […]

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spatial-autocorr

When setting the procedure for calculating many criteria for spatial statistics, you must specify the distance threshold. It is used to find the neighbours of each object and to determine the spatial scales that show the impact of objects on each other. These spatial weights are one of the variables in the formulas for calculating […]

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Lidar_PointCloud

Laser scanning systems have long been used successfully for mapping and monitoring of the environment. The range of application of the system is very wide – from the construction of 3D models, mapping of coastline, forecasting landslides and floods, studying the habitats of animals, to assessing the effects of various environmental impacts. Lidar (from the […]

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Beaver-studies

Under conditions of climate change, degradation of transformed aquatic ecosystems and reduction of biodiversity many international scientists focus their attention on beavers. Why? Because these animals are capable of miracles! The presence of beavers and the creation of beaver ponds increases the number of birds, amphibians, fish, preserves and purifies water, promotes the rise of […]

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student-competition

GIS-Forum 2018 organizers invite students of higher education institutions to take part in the first stage of the two-year competition of student works on geoinformatics. Participants of the contest are invited to choose one practical-oriented task for the implementation of the competition in the framework of the competition from the list of the partners suggested […]

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Michael-Puzrakov-Intellias

Intellias is one of the few employers in Ukraine that offer positions in the area of geospatial technologies. The company is also the organizer of  “Map Solutions”, a digital mapping, navigation, and LBS conference. 50 North had a chat with Intellias’ co-founder and COO, Michael Puzrakov, about the story of creation and development of the best […]

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