Questions tagged [arctic]

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Failed to load ArcGIS JS API polar satellite map

I am trying to draw satellite map with polar (Arctic) projection using ArcGIS JS API. Firstly I load default (Mercator) satellite map and it works fine. Then I change map spatialReference to polar the ...
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Calculating area for polygons in arctic areas

We are evaluating areas of ecological importance in the arctic. The asset areas are of different sizes (up to 10 square kilometres) from latitudes 64 to 80 degrees north. The areas also vary in ...
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Google maps slice arctic

I am developing earthquake visualization web-app for arctic zone using Google Maps JavaScript API. During the development I found Google Maps doesn't display map above approximately N85 degree, if you ...
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How can I rotate a map layer in QGIS so that center of map always have north upwards?

I'm working in the polar regions and make maps in different scales. The convention is to show e.g. the Antarctic continent with the prime meridian upwards on the map and polar stereographic projection....
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How to correct aspect values in a North Pole Stereographic projection?

I'm working on a DEM in the Arctic region (initially in a NAD83 coordinate system) and I projected it into a North Pole Stereographic Cartesian coordinate system to compute slope and aspect. Now, ...
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Wetterzentrale maps georeferencing - coordinate system?

I'm trying to georeference two maps from wetterzentrale in ArcGIS. In what coordinate system are those maps created?
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Web mapping of polar regions?

I am looking for examples of web maps focusing on polar regions (Arctic or Antarctic) preferably using a polar projection. What polar projection and tiling scheme could be used for such web mapping ...