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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gis-protected-areas

Effective work of the institutions of the Nature Reserve Fund (NRF) of Ukraine requires constant cartographic support, the use of remote sensing data, biodiversity data analysis, recreational use, and much more. When starting to work in the national park Anton Biatov (now a nature protection GIS-specialist) and I needed new knowledge for working with spatial […]

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SCGIS-conference-2017

The 20th international conference of The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) took place on 16-19 of July in 2017. For the 20th time, conservation specialists, actively using GIS in their work, gathered in a beautiful place on the Pacific coast to discuss how to use GIS as efficiently as it is possible. Conference Usually, more […]

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DEM-from-countour-lines

Building a DTM in ArcMap and parameters used Let’s discuss building a DEM from digitized elevation contours of the topographic map using ArcGIS.   Our task We obtained digitized elevation contours of topographic plans of 1: 1000 scale covering Kharkiv Lesopark (“forest park”) and some surrounding areas. We were eager to create a digital elevation […]

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