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GIS For Biologists: Tip #4 - Setting A Projection / Coordinate System For Your GIS Project

Whenever you start a new GIS project, the first thing that you should always do is set its projection/coordinate system. This may also be known as the coordinate reference system, or CRS, depending on the GIS software that you are using. 136 more words


Install FreeBSD 10.1 & QGIS in VirtualBox (Part 2)

Install pkg (package management system) and sudo

For this step, you have to log in as “root” user because regular users (“gisuser” in my case) are not allowed to run administrative tasks yet. 1,392 more words


Time Manager 1.6 - now with feature interpolation

Over the last couple of weeks, Karolina has been very busy improving and expanding Time Manager. This post is to announce the 1.6 release of Time Manager which brings you many fixes and exciting new features. 190 more words


A Newbie's Experience at FOSS4GNA

I’ve transformed my career in a little over a year. About this time last year, I was taking my first GIS class at the City College of San Francisco. 587 more words


Game of Life – Raster edition

You probably remember my Game of Life posts from last year: Experiments with Conway’s Game of Life & More experiments with Game of Life where I developed a vector-based version of GoL. 61 more words


GIS For Biologists: Tip#2 - An Introduction To The QGIS User Interface

To follow on from my first GIS For Biologists tip (which covered how to download and install QGIS), this second video will introduce you to the GIS user interface itself. 66 more words

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