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A geometric element defined by a pair of x,y coordinates.
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)
when ArcGIS 10.3 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.
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A coordinate-based data model that represents geographic features as points, lines, and polygons.
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…
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.
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Acronym for Structured Query Language. A syntax for retrieving and manipulating data from a relational database.
(1) abstract geometry; (2) storing geographic data in projected coordinates; (3) a generic ESRI term for vector features; a class for "geometry" objects.
Spatial Analyst is an extension within ArcGIS that provides a range of spatial modeling and analysis tools.
Fields, also known as attributes, contain information about features.
The process of moving geographic data or maps from one storage format or software, to another.
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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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.
The measure of separation between two entities or locations that may or may not be connected, such as two points.
for questions about the Enterprise Geodatabase (ArcSDE in earlier versions) component of ArcGIS for Server.
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ArcGIS Online is a cloud-based, collaborative content management system for maps, apps, data, and other geographic information.
Spatial data processing framework that brings advanced analysis capabilities to QGIS.
Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google free (for non-commercial use),
C# is a .NET programming language.
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"Convert" usually tags questions where a change of physical file format or of coordinate representation is needed.
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A region enclosing a point, line, or polygon at a specified distance.
Web Feature Service (WFS) is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) specification for accessing geographic features over the internet.
refers generically to *any* space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information.
A comma-separated values (CSV) file stores tabular data (numbers and text) in plain-text form.
To limit or reduce the extent of one dataset by the extents or boundary of another.
Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.
KML is an XML file format used to display and annotate geographic data, made popular by Google Earth.
Procedure of making a computer program ready for execution
An organized collection of predefined colors, symbols, properties of symbols, and map elements.
Collecting and interpreting information about the environment and the surface of the earth from a distance, primarily by sensing radiation that is naturally emitted or reflected by the earth's surface…
For questions about using GeoPandas in Python
Editing is the process of modifying feature geometry, locations, and attributes of spatial data.
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