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New GIS for Equity & Social Justice workshop at the Washington GIS Conference in Tacoma on May 21

At the 2019 Washington GIS Conference in May, Nicole Franklin, Equity and Inclusion Manager for King County, and I will present a brand-new workshop, Introduction to GIS for Equity and Social Justice… 415 palabras más

General News

Metadata for common New Brunswick GIS layers

Here are a couple publicly available metadata files and their associated GIS layers for commonly used layers in New Brunswick. The links below provide metadata that describe the data sets in more detail, and a description of what the codes in the attribute tables mean: 29 palabras más


GFPLAIN250m, a global high-resolution dataset of Earth’s floodplains

Identifying floodplain boundaries is of paramount importance for earth, environmental and socioeconomic studies addressing riverine risk and resource management. However, to date, a global floodplain delineation using a homogeneous procedure has not been constructed.

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Architecture of BI

It has 4 major components. Let’s see each of them below.

It consists of historical and current data.

End users can work with data and information in the data warehouse by using a variety of tools and techniques. 115 palabras más

Experience Sharing

SD Stories #5 - DGPS Survey

Differential Global Positioning System:

The DGPS instrument looks like this. This is like any other survey instrument like Total Station but a little more advanced. This is a technique for measuring coordinates of a point. 573 palabras más

Dgps Survey

SD Stories #4 - The Story of Heights

Surveys are of two types: Topographic and Cadastral. Topographic is when we have to identify all the features in the site through the survey. While cadastral (or revenue survey) is to identify boundaries and ownership of land. 323 palabras más

Dgps Survey

Citizen Science 2019: Designing technology to maximize cultural diversity, uptake, and outcomes of citizen science

This blog post was written by Michelle Neil of ACSA with edits by me (yay! collaborative note taking!) (apologies for getting names wrong!) 

The session was structured in the following way: first, each person presented their issue, and then they answer questions that were presented by other panel members. 3.795 palabras más

Citizen Science