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Getting started with Geotools? [on hold]

I want to get full guidance for using geotools from scratch in Java language. Can you show me the path or give me the suggestions about where I can start this? I am an intermediate level of java ...
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Getting started with GeoJSON using Python [on hold]

I am a GIS analyst who knows ArcGIS and Python pretty well and have used QGIS. I am attempting to learn about GeoJSON and web-mapping. I am looking for suggestions on tutorials explaining GeoJSON, and ...
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How is Reprojection done in QGIS [duplicate]

am using QGIS 2.14.1: How i Reproject a point dataset i have into a different format? eg. wgs84 to local system Am New to QGIS, Switching from ArcGIS to QGIS
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Seeking Federal Government or Public-Sector Oriented GIS Community of Learning/Practice?

Does anyone know if a public-sector oriented, or ideally, a federal government community of learning/practice for GIS exists? I have yet to begin really using GIS for my current position but I'm ...
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Translating ArcPy Commands to GDAL Equivalents? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out GDAL equivalencies to the following arcpy functions: arcpy.env.overwriteOutput() arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management() arcpy.SpatialJoin_analysis() arcpy.da.SearchCursor() ...
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position refinement in location based services (LBS)

I'm searching about position refinement in LBS, and looking for a related reference in this subject. do you know any related book or paper to help?
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Does anybody have a link to a video or tutorial on how to georeference an image file with a crossection in ArcScene?

I am looking to put together a 3D site conceptual model. I have subsurface data as well as surface data and would like to display it in ArcScene. How do I georeference a crossection so that it ...
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specific Information/Tutorial about ArcGIS Network Analyst, how to create a network dataset for streets (ONEWAY, VEL, TEMP and more) [duplicate]

Does someone have a tutorial about network analyst? I am doing a network dataset with streets and I need more information.
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Using MODTRAN 5?

I am trying to use MODTRAN 5 for atmospheric correction as well as retrieving atmospheric transmittance. Could anyone please help me with the basic MODTRAN 5? There's no video tutorial/guideline on ...
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Tutorials, examples of datasets to network datasets? [duplicate]

I am having a lot of problems finding road networks and converting to a working network dataset to perform location allocation. Is there any tutorials, examples where they take free datasets ...
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Learning QGIS Resources [duplicate]

I am mainly an ESRI user but want to begin branching out into opensource solutions. I wanted to start looking a QGIS and was interested to know what other resources people were using to learn the ...
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About Spatial ETL and how much is it used in the GIS industry [closed]

Because I've been noticing that some internships are requesting some know-how of this tool. I would like to ask how is it used in the industry? What do you use it for at your job? Where could you ...
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Can I use a ArcGIS 10.1 book for ArcGIS 10.3?

To learn ArcGIS, I'm going to purchase a home license of ArcGIS 10.3. But because 10.3 just came out, there are no books out yet. Will a 10.1 book suffice, or are there too many changes? Looking at ...
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Learning resources - Getting started with development for ArcGis Online

I would like to develop search widget / find task for feature layer at ArcGis online website. I would love to get some resources for that (reading links, videos) for getting started. so far i've ...
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Are there any good MOOCs (online training courses) for remote sensing?

I'm looking for a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) for remote sensing. Does anyone know if there is currently running or if is there any change to begin in the future any MOOC for remote sensing?
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GIS through Games: Ideas or Links [closed]

I'm managing a project - http://nepanode.anl.gov aimed at improving data awareness and sharing around Environmental impact analysis. I'm struggling to come up with ways to engage users and show them ...
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Looking for an “introduction to photogrammetry” book with a well documented chapter on UAV

I would like to recommend a book for my students to learn the basis of photogrammetry. I've read "Introduction to modern photogrammetry", 2001, from Mikhaïl, Bethel and McGlone. Unfortunately, the ...
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Tutorial for OpenLayers?

I need to create a web map showing many raster layers. I am using mapserver and want to use Openlayers, however I can't find any good tutorial about it. I see a couple of old questions (1 and 2) ...
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Python literature relevant to QGIS

Python for ArcGIS is a book that I have been looking at. Does anyone know if this would be applicable in QGIS? I am not looking to write application/plugins, simply get better at understanding ...
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Using ArcGIS for Desktop when learning via QGIS? [closed]

I'm currently trying to teach myself GIS. I use a Mac and have limited access to ArcGIS for Desktop at a library, so I'm thinking about going the QGIS route. My concern is that most job vacancies ...
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New python GIS Programmer : Fundamentals of the Python Language for ArcGIS [closed]

I am new to programming and I'm trying to learn "Fundamentals of the Python Language for ArcGIS" and then I've been trying to compile an example code but python GUI keeps throwing throwing this error ...
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Using ArcScripts

I use ArcGIS 10 I want to use an arcscript to compute an index of ruggedness for each cell of my map. For this purpose, I found, Evan's TRI.aml script here: ...
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Roadmap to creating a GIS? [closed]

Got asked that today in a job interview, I replied with the usual : Gather Data : what data do we want, do we possess it ? If not how to do we acquire it, etc. Database : after we have successfully ...
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Advice on learning Remote Sensing software? [closed]

Can you please advice me on which Remote Sensing software ? Which one is popular ? Which one is the least ? Which one is the easy to learn curve ? Pros and Cons welcome ?
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Completely new to GDAL: please help me with the best way to study it

This is the first time that I post here so pardon me for asking such a beginner question. I'm completely new to GDAL and I'm going to use it to work with satellite images, DEMs, etc. I have some ...
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How to select all cities in Germany from city and country layer?

I have 2 layers: layer_1: countries of europe, layer_2: cities of europe I want to create (and then save) a layer_3 which would be all the cities of Germany. Is there any good tutorial of how can i ...
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How to learn ArcObjects (.NET, C#) for desktop applications but having only Arcmap desktop license? [closed]

How can I learn .NET and C# for desktop applications having only a desktop license? I want to upgrade myself in the development side so I'm trying to learn this stuff and I'm searching all the ...
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Are FOSS4G conference presentations available online?

I'm wondering if anyone has knows of links to a website(s) where previous FOSS4G conference presentations are available online. I would like to: watch recorded video presentations, listen to audio ...
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Good Learning Resources [duplicate]

I am very new to the GIS, maps, openlayer , mapserver etc Can someone recommend some good intro resources that can start from basics and build up. Thanks
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Instructor led Web mapping development courses? [on hold]

I have been messing around with programing for a while now and have gotten proficient with Python and have some interest in HTML 5 and Javascript. I have recently received a request for an IRD ...
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How to learn ArcGIS Server? [closed]

I have SQL Server, ArcGIS Server Standard Enterprise 10.0 - and I am new to both. How can I learn to use it. I want to learn ArcSDE but i am unable to understand it. Is ArcSDE available with ArcGIS ...
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Help choosing most suitable gis for archaeology

I will start on project in archaeology where I'll have to start using GIS. I only tried using ArcGIS a while ago but for the rest i have no experience. What platform would you suggest I start on? ...
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What are some resources for learning ArcPy?

I would like to learn ArcPy, but I do not know quite where to begin. Does anyone have any good advice on where I should start to learn ArcPy?
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Skill requirements and resources to run a private GIS consultancy/ GIS service providing firm?

I'm planning to make a private GIS service providing firm in the coming years. I just wanted to know what skills and resources are required to set up such a firm? I'm aware that the software, hardware ...
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Industry-based examples of using ArcPy in Python for Geoprocessing?

I was asked recently by some students what types of operations GIS Analyst/Developer are usually trying to automate by using Python with geoprocessing in ArcGIS and ArcPy site package. I guess it ...
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Need Oracle spatial tutorials

I am working on Oracle spatial 11g and I am referring to Oracle docs as a learning resource. Does anyone know any more Oracle Spatial tutorials ? We want to integrate Oracle Spatial data with ...
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A comprehensive, user-friendly GDAL manual?

I'm becoming a real fan of using GDAL tools in a bash terminal. However, I quite often get stuck trying to solve particular problems, or getting syntaxes right. Apart from the details provided in the ...
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Idiots guide to expressions for QGIS

I have no formal training in GIS and have learned on the fly with ArcGIS 9.3 at work and have been dabbling with QGIS on my own time for my business. Is there any resource recommendations ingeneral ...
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Learning to think spatially rather than just follow point and click tutorials

The college I work for is considering revamping their intro to GIS course. Traditionally, they've used the ESRI suite but are now open to using other options. There are two factors responsible for the ...
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Which topics are fundamental to ArcGIS for Desktop?

Similar to Which topics are essential for a crash course in QGIS?, which topics are fundamental to ArcGIS for Desktop? Basic through advanced topics are welcome. Should be freely accessible to all. ...
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What should QGIS course for advanced ArcGIS Desktop users cover?

I will build a 16 hour (2 day) course on QGIS for ArcGIS users. The target users that breathe and sleep ArcGIS. As we're trying to reduce our costs, we're thinking of switching some people to QGIS and ...
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Which topics are essential for a crash course in QGIS?

What topics do you think are essential in a 25-hour "crash course" introduction for Quantum GIS? What topics do you think are nice extras to be included in such a course? Target audience: Zero or ...
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What is Change Detection and how I can perform such analysis with open source tools?

From wikipedia page: Change detection for GIS (geographical information systems) is a process that measures how the attributes of a particular area have changed between two or more time periods. ...
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Looking for literature on correcting one DEM with another

I am looking for some scientific papers (any language) according how to deal with the correction of one DEM with a other (such as ASTER with SRTM). Any idea? Thanks!
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Which pgrouting workshop or tutorial is most current?

Please recommend pgrouting tutorials or workshops that are most current. I ask because I just read a post that claims a tutorial is deprecated. (see osm2po vs osm2pgrouting: workshop post) I am ...
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Looking for material for learning geospatial development in Java

I want to begin using Java for geospatial development. For the purpose of learning I am interested in suggestions on some books, web sites, etc. (i.e. reference materials) that would help me out. ...
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Reprojection - Learning the ins and outs

I would like to expand my knowledge coordinate systems, projections and reprojecting data, with a view of writing a reprojection engine. Could you provide me with some resources (books, websites, ...
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Need to learn more about Precision and Accuracy

I am currently taking Introduction to Image Interpretation online and there is a section in it that talks about Precision and Accuracy. I wanted to know if someone out there has any good information ...
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Free / Open source GIS Education sources

I'm looking for free / open source GIS education sources for advanced GIS users. Specifically sources that cover programming, spatial analysis, modeling, spatial databases / data management. I use ...