Jakub Sisak GeoGraphics
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Seeking examples of beautiful maps?
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Here is a good one: The Atlas of Canada Map of the North Circumpolar Region http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/dataservices/wall_maps/MCR1-2.jpg/image_view Also interesting is the Cartographica ...

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Using Hillshade option in ArcMap?
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Use Bilinear Interpolation resampling during display You can somewhat improve the display by changing the resampling method used from the default Nearest Neighbor to Bilinear Interpolation. Layer ...

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What is the going rate for GIS freelancers?
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An hourly pay for a cartographer is of course not equivalent to what the same person with the same skill level would charge as a freelancer. @Conor sugested $70-125 USD. That sounds about right on ...

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Deciding what interpolation method to use for resampling raster data?
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According to ESRI the available interpolation methods (Available as tools in Spatial Analyst and other extensions) are compared as follows: (Quoting) IDW (Inverse Distance Weighted) tool uses a ...

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Why can't the breakpoint be "hit" when debugging an ArcGIS 10 Add-In?
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Here is an unofficial and still untested solution from ESRI staff. (They did stress that this is not an official solution) Try removing from arcmap.exe.config, in the bin directory. This is the \...

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Displaying cross-sections on a web page
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To create cross section: use ArcGIS, MapInfo, etc. with point XYZ data projected on either south-north or east-west plane or use dedicated geological software to create the section (Geosoft Target, ...

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Seeking General GIS Questions for Job interviews?
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I am not convinced that an interview process is all about questions... Knowledge is important but it's not everything. In my own experience, the very fact that that a person has been chosen for an ...

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Getting started with ArcObjects?
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VB.Net Add-Ins for sure. The ESRI walk-troughs will get you on the way. I've been using VB6 and VBA for years and personally I find VB fairly intuitive. Of course VB .Net is an entirely different ...

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Windows security warning (ActiveX) when clicking into fields in ArcToolbox tool?
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The one important difference that most suggestions omit, and very possibly this is all that's needed to fix this, is that in Zone 0 a new DWORD 1201 MUST be created if it doesn't already exist. In ...

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How did Nova create the globes in Earth From Space?
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Unfortunately I can't view that video from Canada but based on the screen shot I believe something like that could be rendered in Pov-Ray. A while back I asked a question about how to generate a high ...

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What is the best/easiest way to obtain temporal Landsat imagery?
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I am in Canada so if I need this imagery I can get it free at Geobase. Elsewhere you should be able to download from USGS direct. You will need to register on both sites. Here are NASA links to ...

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ArcObjects Resources
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ESRI does not do cheap. Instead of providing users with a comprehensive printed resource manuals they want us to take their overpriced instructor-led courses. There isn't much in terms of printed ...

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How to merge two 'incompatible' polygon layers in ArcGIS?
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"I tried 'integrate' already. It worked in terms of removing gaps, but also generalized all polygons according to specified cluster tolerance." The question is whether you want to keep the '...

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Calculating volume with Cut Fill tool in ArcGIS Desktop?
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Provided your Z units are the same as your X and Y units: You have it almost right. Adding the negative values would give you the total volume of the increase. HOWEVER, this would only be your answer ...

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Unable to create .esriAddin; missing ESRI ArcGIS Add-in SDK components(s)?
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I did not per se figure it out becuase i don't really understand what is going on here but I was trying different things until it worked. I am not sure whether it is suppose to work or whether this ...

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View Shapefile attributes in Autocad?
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AutoCAD is a vector drafting software so it doesn't have attributes in the traditional GIS sense like ArcGIS or other GIS's do. Its attributes are meant for the vector (line) parameters such as colour,...

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How to cartographically represent water flow?
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You can classify the streams using, among others, the Strahler Stream Ordering method. In the Strahler method, all links without any tributaries are assigned an order of 1 and are referred to as ...

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Landsat in ArcGIS
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I've only worked with Landsat 7 imagery but I believe the same technique apply for composing: You need to create an RGB composite so use the Composite Bands tool (ArcToolbox -> Data Management Tools -...

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What is the smallest contour interval possible when derived from a DTM?
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I would say this depends on your knowledge of the data and how it was collected as well as how the DTM was generated from the raw data (regular grid vs interpolated from irregular points or other ...

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Tree symbol style set?
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There is a nice ESRI blog post on building your own vector tree symbols. I personally use these for this same purposes and they look great. There are also some instructions on randomizing tree sizes ...

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Creating "Inner Buffer" using ArcGIS for Desktop?
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Select by Location with negative 1000m buffer, switch selection, select by location "Within" again from reversed selection set Step 1: Selection method: Select Features From (default) Target Layer: ...

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Why is Definition Query not returning any records?
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All you need to do is change AND to OR. Because AND is a valid logical operator the validation passes. So technically the query is correct, it just will not return any records.

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Spatial resolution of Google Earth Imagery
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As for satellite imagery; most of the high resolution imagery in Google Earth Maps is the DigitalGLobe Quickbird which is roughly 65cm pan-sharpened. (65 cm panchromatic at nadir, 2.62 m multispectral ...

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DBF creation and manipulation without excel 2003
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For opening and editing, Open Excel 2007 and simply drag the dbf file to it. To create a new DBF file (http://www.excelforum.com/excel-2007-help/643473-save-as-dbf.html): In Excel 2007, Go to "file >...

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Hardware and software for capturing bathymetric lake elevations?
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I used the equipment and techniques as described in this paper: http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc08/papers/papers/pap_1110.pdf (Generation of Lake Bathymetry Using Sonar, Satellite ...

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Bridge not there in Google Earth
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The bridge is there both in the image but draped over google earth terrain and as a 3D structure. Turn on 3D building. Note that Google does not allow users to upload their 3D models (previously ...

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Why can't the breakpoint be "hit" when debugging an ArcGIS 10 Add-In?
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2 years and 2 version later and this is still a problem. Just finished updating/improving all my addins for 10.2 and came across this problem again. Implemented ALL sugestions in this post and nothing ...

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What is the best way to represent bridges using a point vector layer in QGIS?
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I use lines which could be represented with a graphic similar to yours. Many bridges/footbridges are considerably long and merely capturing them as points is not enough. Also, capturing bridges as ...

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Can I create, union and intersect 3D multipatch features using 3D Analyst extension (ArcGIS 10)?
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To close a multipatch feature, it must completely enclose a volume. Multipatch features created with the Interpolate multipatch to polygon (using a surface) tool can likely not be closed. (Unless you ...

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Creating polygon from page size using ArcMap
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I was wondering about the same but found that there is no such out-of-the-box tool. I made an add-on for this. You can download it here: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=...

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