3d Mapping

February 5, 2018

3d Mapping

This page introduces how Copter/Plane along with the right equipment can be used to create 3d maps.

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OpenDroneMap

February 5, 2018

OpenDroneMap is an open source toolkit for processing aerial drone imagery. Typical drones use simple point-and-shoot cameras, so the images from drones, while from a different perspective, are similar to any pictures taken from point-and-shoot cameras, i.e. non-metric imagery. OpenDroneMap turns those simple images into three dimensional geographic data that can be used in combination with other geographic datasets.

MyGeodata Converter – Online GIS / CAD Data Conversion and Transformation Tool

February 5, 2018

MyGeodata Converter – Online GIS / CAD Data Conversion and Transformation Tool

Convert and transform both vector and raster geospatial data to various formats – online and for free. Including SHP, KML, KMZ, MIF/MID or TAB MapInfo File, GeoJSON, TopoJSON, CSV, GPX, GML, DGN, DXF, ESRI File Geodatabase, OSM, PBF, GeoTiff and many others. Almost all coordinates reference systems are supported – including WGS 84, World / Google Mercator, ETRS89, NAD27, NAD83, OSGB 1936 / British National Grid, …

Geospatial Brainstorming – The case for open-source GIS

January 28, 2018

The case for open-source GIS

“I have nothing against ESRI, they have been innovators in the geospatial software world from the beginning”.

(…)

“But I also believe that any industry requires competition in order to reach its full potential”.

 

January 28, 2018

Le portail national de la connaissance du territoire mis en œuvre par l’IGN

—> Toutes les thématiques

Berlin Open Data – Geodaten

January 28, 2018

Go to Berlin Open Data and search for “geodaten

Overview of geographical data available from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

January 28, 2018

Overview of geographical data available from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

Shape links to .ZIP files containing the shapefiles.
The datum of the geometry of the Shapefile is European Datum 1950 (ED50,
spatial reference ID is EPSG:4230).
For more information about the Shapefile format click here.

CSV links to  a file that  contains comma separated text structure. 
This file contains one field carrying the geography of each feature represented
as Well-known text (WKT). The datum of the geography of the WKT is
European Datum 1950 (ED50, spatial reference ID is EPSG:4230).
For more information about the WKT format click here.

Exploring Reports in QGIS 3.0 – the Ultimate Guide!

January 26, 2018

Exploring Reports in QGIS 3.0 – the Ultimate Guide!

In 2017 North Road ran a crowd funding campaign for extending QGIS’ Print Composer and adding a brand new reporting framework to QGIS. Thanks to numerous generous backers, this campaign was a success. With the final QGIS 3.0 release just around the corner, we thought this was a great time to explore the new reporting engine and what it offers.

 

OpenStreetBrowser

January 26, 2018

OpenStreetBrowser

An application to ‘browse’ the information in the displayed part of the map. Similar to common Wikis and also the main page of http://www.openstreetmap.org the website shows a narrow menu on the left side, most of the page is used for the display of the map. In contrast to most Wikis the menu is not static, but rather the content of the map can …http://www.openstreetbrowser.org

Conefor – Habitat areas and links for the maintenance or improvement of connectivity

January 21, 2018

Conefor is a software package that allows quantifying the importance of habitat areas and links for the maintenance or improvement of connectivity, as well as evaluating the impacts on connectivity of habitat and landscape changes. Conefor is conceived as a tool for spatial ecology analyses and for decision-making support in conservation planning, through the identification and prioritization of critical sites for habitat and landscape connectivity. Previous versions of Conefor were known as Conefor Sensinode.