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Uganda QGIS and remote sensing workshop

This week I had the privilege of coordinating a workshop on QGIS and remote sensing in Kampala, Uganda. Our trainers were Thomas Ballatore and Shane Bradt. We were¬†very pleased with their walkthroughs and presentations of crucial software and plugins. The … Continue reading

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Converting shapefiles to Mission Planner .poly-files

Mission Planner by Michael Oborne is an impressive piece of software. It is used to program¬†the open-source APM autopilot. The autopilot is used to control planes, copters and rovers. I have used Mission Planner a lot and I can not … Continue reading

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QDGC shapefiles available for national and continental scale distribution

A new set of the Quarter Degree Grid Cell shapefiles has been generated. The update is global and delivers an error fix for the country level files as well as a new product – continent level files. The QDGC shapefiles … Continue reading

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Solving the ESRI arcpy dissolve challenge

In a recent project at work I did an analysis on the spread of an alien species in Norway using ESRI ArcGIS 10.1 SP1. In this particular analysis we assumed that the species could swim a certain number of meters … Continue reading

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