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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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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geodigest-5

Have a look at our digest reviewing news and interesting facts, a periodic selection of all things geo. Feel free to add your news links in the comments below! Dates September 14-16 – “GIS technologies in territorial management” international conference will take place in Odessa. November 11th 2016 – Esri’s Global Content Challenge is open […]

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MSc-programs

People say, that ability to make right decisions and to have a professional realization is a function of education. While formula for the function probably varies from person to person and remains a mystery to a certain degree, we can definitely influence the quality of the input – and that is, education. We claim, that […]

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map-solutions-2016

In Ukraine, events in the area of geographic information technologies are sparse. That’s one of the reasons for our 50 North team to participate eagerly in events gathering mapping professionals and enthusiasts. We are following our mission to provide informational platform for sharing ideas, news, innovations and inspiration in the area of geospatial technology. The […]

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geodigest-3-2016

Have a look at our digest reviewing news and interesting facts, a periodic selection of all things geo. Feel free to add your news links in the comments below!   Deadlines June 12th – deadline for abstract submission for the conference “Geoinformation technologies for natural and cultural heritage conservation” extended. July 18th – register for […]

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gis-v-spade

As we’ve already discussed in the post on soil maps, today Ukraine has an urgent need in updating them. Soil maps currently in use had become outdated at least 10-15 years ago. Surveys carried out to map soils are quite labor-intensive as they require a considerable number of soil pits to be laid and sampled. […]

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gis-personality-test

GIS has become so broad in the last years that while communicating with a colleague you may sometimes realize that you don’t quite understand what he or she is doing. Well, for yourself, too, it can be hard to explain your place and preferences in a GIS-world. Taking into account that classification has always been […]

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