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Downloading data from the handheld GPS receiver using DNRGPS software

Downloading data from the GPS after use on the field can be a very fulfilling task. After sweating it out to meticulously collect spatial and non-spatial data on the field, it is quite relaxing to be able to view, process and file away the data for future work. 241 more words


Georeferencing a raster image in QGIS

Georeferencing basically implies the registration of a raster image in its proper location on the surface of the earth. Practically, its just registering to a GIS the image’s geographical control points. 34 more words


QGIS series- Making GIS affordable?

The QGIS platform is an open source GIS platform run by contributors from all over the world. Before the advent of QGIS, similar GiS software packages have been proprietary like MapInfo and Esri ArcGIS. 245 more words


GIS For Biologists: Tip #7 - How To Make A New Data Layer In A GIS Project

This video is the seventh in a series of helpful hints and handy tips for biologists who want to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in their research. 55 more words


QGIS - Error Load Pluging due to error calling Classfactory()

I got this error and unable to load “Processing” plugin. I visited many sites but didn’t find satisfactory answer. The method worked for me is : 36 more words


A interactive command bar for QGIS

Something that has been on my mind for a long time is a interactive command interface for QGIS.  Something that you can easily open, run simple commands, and is interactive to ask for arguments when they are needed. 645 more words

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GIS For Biologists: Tip #6 - How To Transform A Data Layer Into A Different Projection/Coordinate System

Most of the common problems that people encounter when using GIS for biological purposes are caused by one, or more, data layers not being in the same projection/coordinate system (also known as the coordinate reference system of CRS, depending on the GIS software that you are using) as either the GIS project itself, or other data layers in the GIS project. 146 more words