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Hardware and software for capturing bathymetric lake elevations?

What hardware and software would you use for capturing bathymetric elevations (depth) in inland waterbodies (lakes and rivers)? Your device and software budget is $1,000. The budget is a soft target,...
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Gathering GIS data from the masses

I am looking at collecting spatial information from a range of stakeholders to identify opportunities within a landscape. However, the data that we are collecting are not presently mapped and so we ...
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Trimble GeoXH, XM, XT - Data logging without Terrasync or GPSCorrect?

Is it possible to capture data for post processing on a Trimble GeoXH, XT, or XM without using Terrasync or GPScorrect? Specifically I would like to create a RINEX file. A Trimble 4000 series receiver ...
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Tablets with QGIS data collection in the field + image capture?

Situation: – In a student project, we are building a cataster/registry of pollard trees. – We have geolocations of many trees and now we want to collect data about these trees in the field. – We want ...
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Keyboard shortcut for GPS data capture in QGIS

I would like to setup keyboard shortcuts for GPS data capture with QGIS. Using GPS Information dialog box, I could use Mouse-Left-Click to "Add feature" and "Add track point", but I would like to ...
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Autopopulating point combobox using ArcPad?

Using ArcPad, I am capturing points that reside on a number of polygons with different asset IDs. How can I automatically populate one of the point’s comboboxes with the asset ID of whatever polygon ...
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How do I capture a point feature using co-ordinates?

I would like to capture a point feature in an existing vector layer from co-ordinates and not import from a file. Would it be possible to input the co-ordinates and attributes for a single point, ...