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TUTORIAL - Creating a PostGIS -database for QGIS PART 1

  • QuantumGIS – or QGIS for short – is an open source GIS -software that works with several database management systems
  • PostgreSQL+PostGIS are also open source and widely used…
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Database

Using Buffer feature in QGIS

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Task

The demonstration will simply show how to place a buffer zone around a feature layer and the practical application of using GIS to estimate the effect of a flood when the dam water are released. 263 more words

Geography

Largest & Fastest Growing Cities

.. new July 1, 2014 Census Bureau model-based estimates for the U.S. 19,509 incorporated cities show a total population of 200,158,492 compared to 192,191,138 as of Census 2010 (an increase of almost 8 million or 4.14 percent). 519 more words

First Blush Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I had a few end-of-years dollars to spend. After taking care of everyone else, I opted to spend my allowance on a Microsoft Surface Pro 3. 2,624 more words

Education

GIS Data QA/QC in QGIS:: Topology Checker and Geometry Checker

So, among some of the headaches I have had this week was trying to solve this error that I together with my fellow developers received insistingly from geodjango Layermapping utility. 1,114 more words

Gis

Buffer feature in ArcMap 10.2

Task

– Place a buffer zone of 1000m around a polygon feature layer- dam.

– Convert the buffer zone layer to KML format.

– Open the Buffer zone.kml in Google Earth Pro so as to assess the physical environment that falls inside the buffer zone layer. 235 more words

Geography