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Has anyone success using subset an image such as NAIP?

Has anyone any luck subsetting a small part out from NAIP? I'd like to hear your feedback on pros or cons on how to subset an image from NAIP despite they are in mrsid and their uncompressed file size ...
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Hardware requirements for a modern GIS workstation [duplicate]

I need an advice on what hardware configuration would be most efficient for a modern GIS professional. Should I go for out-of-the-box HP/DELL workstations or should I assemble different parts? Note: ...
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which framework is good for closed intranet [closed]

My requirement is simple. By latitude/longitude, draw icon on the map, draw a line between two icons.I may need put a customer picture over the map. It is not difficult by google map javascript or ...
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What problems do special characters in file names cause? [closed]

When defining file names and paths, I have always used a simple rule - No special Characters including foreign letters Ä, Ü, Ö, ß (only _ and -) and no spaces. I used these rules to avoid problems ...
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Examples and materials about creating real time web gis application? [closed]

Nowadays all I see when I explore more about web gis applications are some examples of interactive maps which are actually not so 'dynamic' as they are called. It's usually just simple interactive map ...
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Description CRS EPSG:6372

does someone know where could I find a description of CRS EPSG:6372. I searched in the EPSG page but seem not to find something that quick.. Any help would be really appreciated. Regards!
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Topics for a GIS exhibit [closed]

we would like to offer a small exhibition about GIS but have very little time to prepare. As a GIS coordinator I would probably make this much too complicated for the general public who know very ...
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How to start a local GIS Users Group

My immediate geographic area is lacking an organized local GIS Users Group. I belong to a group that meets a couple times a year, but its about 1.5 hour drive. I'm thinking about starting up a Users ...
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Examples of using GIS in outer space

is there any examples or use cases of using GIS in outer space and in no-earth related use ?
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How to get started with mapping the flow of natural gas using GIS?

I'd like to get involved with GIS, im a marine engineer and clueless about it and although i've tried to research it, I'm overwhelmed by the amount of programs available & information. I wanted to ...
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GIS and Public Health

I am starting to research on the topic related to use of GIS in Public Health. I have started with Wikipedia articel http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GIS_and_public_health I would like to apart from ...
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How to explain what layer file (*.lyr) in ArcGIS Desktop is?

My organization uses *.lyr files consistently as a means for our users to view the data and build their mxds. It works great for our purposes, but we have run into an issue where we don't think the ...
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Are there any terms for using the QGIS in a company?

We are plannig to use the QGIS in our company to reduce software coasts.DO we have to take permission or make a payment?
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What are the most common functions a GIS web app should have?

I'm a programmer making his first steps in the GIS world. In order to get to know this world I wrote some map based apps using WMS / OSM , OpenLayers and MS-SQL (non spatial). Now I want to put it all ...
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Is it better to define object properties or layer properties?

I have a question, but it is difficult to phrase. I am picking up GIS methods as I go, and I have run into this problem frequently. Please excuse me if I am in the wrong place. When organizing ...
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What are the “must read” academic articles every GIS professional should read?

There was a related question a while back that dealt with the top GIS blogs, but I'm also very interested in "academic" sources of GIS information. I'm currently updating my repository of information ...