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GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a free, open source geographical information system (GIS) specialized in handling raster, topological vector, image processing, and graphic …
A layer is a collection of information. It contains specific elements of a gis in a specific presentation method (e.g raster or vector layer). Layers can be edited separately in order to create indivi…
The set of conventions, rules, or encoding systems that define how geographic features are represented with symbols on a map.
when referring to georeferenced or ungeoreferenced TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) files.
A tabular set of data linked one-to-one to a set of spatial features.
For questions about Digital Elevation Models (DEM), Digital Terrain Models (DTM) and Digital Surface Models (DSM)
A set of ordered co-ordinates that represent the shape of geographic features too narrow to be displayed as an area at the given scale (contours, street centrelines, or streams), or linear features wi…
A coordinate-based data model that represents geographic features as points, lines, and polygons.
(1) abstract geometry; (2) storing geographic data in projected coordinates; (3) a generic ESRI term for vector features; a class for "geometry" objects.
Acronym for Structured Query Language. A syntax for retrieving and manipulating data from a relational database.
Fields, also known as attributes, contain information about features.
when ArcGIS 10.3 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.
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The process of moving geographic data or maps from one storage format or software, to another.
Any collection of related facts arranged in a particular format; often, the basic elements of information that are produced, stored, or processed by a computer.
Any of a set of two or more numbers used to determine the position of a point, line, curve, or plane in a space of a given dimension with respect to a system of lines or other fixed references.
Spatial Analyst is an extension within ArcGIS that provides a range of spatial modeling and analysis tools.
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Spatial data processing framework that brings advanced analysis capabilities to QGIS.
The measure of separation between two entities or locations that may or may not be connected, such as two points.
ArcGIS Online is a cloud-based, collaborative content management system for maps, apps, data, and other geographic information.
For questions about using GeoPandas in Python
for questions about the Enterprise Geodatabase (ArcSDE in earlier versions) component of ArcGIS for Server.
CARTO empowers any organization and individual to discover and predict key insights through location data. With CARTO’s intuitive location intelligence platform anyone can build self-service location …
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A region enclosing a point, line, or polygon at a specified distance.
Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google free (for non-commercial use),
"Convert" usually tags questions where a change of physical file format or of coordinate representation is needed.
Web Feature Service (WFS) is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) specification for accessing geographic features over the internet.
C# is a .NET programming language.
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A comma-separated values (CSV) file stores tabular data (numbers and text) in plain-text form.
Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.
To limit or reduce the extent of one dataset by the extents or boundary of another.
refers generically to *any* space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information.
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An organized collection of predefined colors, symbols, properties of symbols, and map elements.
Procedure of making a computer program ready for execution
KML is an XML file format used to display and annotate geographic data, made popular by Google Earth.
A tool in some GIS software programs for performing algebraic operations on rasters.
To combine two or more parts into a larger whole.
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