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What are sources for current geo-statistical analysis classes/events: open or proprietary

I am keenly interested in geo statistics (and many other words with 3 t's :). I am not very programatically inclined but have been following several lists with this theme. One being the R filter on ...
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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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Seeking Open Source Training Materials?

The question Are Online Certs worth their weight? made me wonder if there are any open source training materials for GIS. By this I don't mean training specifically for open source software - of ...
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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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Best way to train GIS professional working in Telecom

This question is not about any code or bugs. This is about GIS profession. I am GIS professional working with Mapinfo, Openlayer, SQL SERVER , Oracle and System integration . I learned everything ...
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How to become a GIS Mobile Developer?

I am mid level GIS Analyst\GPS Coordinator who would like to become a GIS mobile developer at some point. At my workplace we work in the ESRI Platform,ArcGIS Server etc Being a GIS Analyst without any ...
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Which training courses in Geodetics can you recommend?

Can anyone recommend any training courses in geodesy which would cover the following objectives: Case studies on coordinate issues Overview of geodetic datums, coordinate reference systems and ...
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How to analyze the signatures for a Landsat clasification with Sextante in Quantum Gis

I’m defining my training data for a Landsat classification. I´m digitalizing the polygons with the field data in QGis and I want to analyze the signatures of the Landsat images to avoid errors. In ...
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Do you know a fairly up-to-date ArcExplorer tutorial video for non-gis staff?

Does anyone know of a fairly up-to-date ArcExplorer tutorial video to show to our non gis staff who will be using ArcExplorer? Thanks.
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Is there a way to (helpfully) give feedback on QGIS Training Manual?

I'm just working my way through some of the current QGIS Training Manual: http://docs.qgis.org/2.6/en/docs/training_manual/ As I work through it I am coming across occasional things which are out-...
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Training courses in geostatistics and spatial modelling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are sources for current geo-statistical analysis classes/events: open or proprietary Does anyone know of or have been on any training courses that specifically train ...
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Where is conf.py file of QGIS Training Manual?

The QGIS Training Manual, at section 1.2.3, says: "Having created your localised dataset, the final step is to replace the tokens in the conf.py file so that the appropriate names will appear in your ...
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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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Why do I get an error message at QGIS training manual 3.3?

I have a problem following the QGIS training manual lesson 3.3 (Ratio Classification). You have to add a column to an SQlite layer. The new column is AREA. I followed the instructions and added it as ...
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where to find good GDAL training [duplicate]

Can anyone list out great sources of GDAL training? Books, videos, companies and/or people offering tutoring?
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Training Manual 2.8 and exercise data differences

I am a new user and trying to teach myself about QGIS using the 2.8 Training Manual and the training_manual_exercise_data downloaded from QGIS. I am using the PDF of the manual, which seems to be ...
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Is there a basic hands-on example of the use of UK GIS data (not in the ESRI native format) being imported for use in ArcMap? [closed]

Is there a good, free, generally available hands-on UK-based example of UK GIS data (not in the ESRI native format) being imported for use in ArcMap, using ESRI tools only? I want to find and ...
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GDAL online courses and Books with tutorials [closed]

I feel I have progressed well with some GDAL functionality including some novel uses of calc but I feel I am missing so much more. I would like to learn more particularly when it comes to raster data ...
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Missing data in exercise in training manual? (Qgis training manual 2.6)

I'm following the Qgis training manual 2.6. The step 7.4.1.2 (according to http://docs.qgis.org/2.8/en/docs/training_manual/vector_analysis/spatial_statistics.html )doesn't generate a new SHP with ...
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Seeking courses in GIS for beginner in Southern UK? [closed]

I use QGIS 2.8 for creating plans in my new job and would like to study how GISs work, pulling data through from databases etc.