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Unsettling Resettlement

My research recently has been on the so-called secondary migration of refugees. I thought I’d share some informative maps I made on the impact of secondary migration on the dispersion of refugees across the United States. 125 more words

Esri's Testing Process

Deploy Systems

  • Validate system configurations match deployment plans
  • Functional testing
    • It is important that the application be complete, solid, sound and representative of defined business requirements and functional specifications…
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Grand Sky UAV Business Park in Grand Forks, North Dakota

The Grand Sky UAV Business Park outside Grand Forks, North Dakota (adjacent to the  Grand Forks AFB) is a 217 acre complex that is positioned to be one of the larger UAV hubs in the United States.  97 more words

GIS

A Beginner's Guide to Mapping Early America with Basic GIS

Over the past couple years, friends have asked me a lot about maps and mapping software—questions I probably have no business fielding. I’m not truly formally trained in GIS, I’ve picked up a lot of things online, from books, in workshops, but mostly through trial-and-error, and half the time I still prefer to draw my maps by hand. 1,382 more words

Technology

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Alyssa Zuercher Reichardt discusses at the Junto how early American historians can use Basic GIS to help scholars either manipulate "a historic map" or create a new one from "historic data." I have never used maps in my research, but I am floored by some of the possibilities available to historians. If you work with maps you definitely should read her post because she shows you how to lay a historic map over a contemporary geographic space.

A Beginner's Guide to Mapping Early America with Basic GIS

Over the past couple years, friends have asked me a lot about maps and mapping software—questions I probably have no business fielding. I’m not truly formally trained in GIS, I’ve picked up a lot of things online, from books, in workshops, but mostly through trial-and-error, and half the time I still prefer to draw my maps by hand. 1,382 more words

Technology

Open Source versus Vendor Licences

I was at GeoDATA 2014 in Glasgow the other week and a number of people were asking if Geocortex worked with Open Source products.

This got me thinking about the pros and cons of the Open Source environments against buying licences from a vendor. 502 more words

Geocortex

LASTools & QGIS Training Series On YouTube

Martin Isenburg has posted a 4 part training series on LASTools & QGIS on YouTube.  Taken at the University of Copenhagen Facility of Science.  The links are below with the running times. 6 more words

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