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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digitals

At the end of 2016, the university I teach in has purchased Digitals license. This software is used mainly by surveyors, and although the developers do not consider it a GIS, it is nowadays a very popular tool for spatial data processing in Ukraine. Previously I had never worked with similar software, as I mostly […]

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GIScourses2017

We’ve prepared a list of upcoming free online courses in GIS, remote sensing and other useful things. Below you can also find the courses that can be taken anytime. Feel free to add more links in the comments!   Data Analysis and Interpretation Specialization Data Management and Visualization Data Analysis Tools Machine Learning for Data […]

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Untitled

Geography Department of Kharkiv National University recently held GIS-Forum, perhaps the most important and the most anticipated annual event in Ukrainian GIS industry. For the sixth year in a row GIS-Forum gathers specialists in different fields: scientists, teachers and students. GIS-wizards and those, who are only studying, gather for three days to share their experience, […]

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secondary_cities

In February 2016, Secondary Cities project kicked off in Kharkiv, Ukraine. It is carried out by Humanitarian Information Unit of US State Department in collaboration with American Association of Geographers and Colorado State University. Secondary Cities project aims to “build partnerships to create geospatial capacity, enhance understanding through data and mapping and enable science-based decision […]

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geomatics

The scientists like terminology, especially when our own branch of science is in need of a name. There is a whole variety of disciplines related to the handling of spatial data. And lately the term “geomatics” has become quite spread. It is used in scientific articles, names conference sections and training courses. Within this post, […]

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