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Raster Processing with GDAL and Python

Tutorial: Getting started in Raster Processing with GDAL and Python In this geoprocessing with Python guide, we will cover the basics of reading and analyzing raster data with GDAL. After following this guide, you’ll have the knowledge to read raster data stored on the cloud, extract metadata, load individual raster bands, and calculate band statistics.  …

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Metaverse And GIS

What Does the Metaverse Mean for GIS? Let’s paint a picture. Our geospatial journey into the metaverse begins at a virtual, yet in-person GIS conference. We are all in a conference room listening as two speakers present their new as-built platform for integrating construction projects with GIS. They do so by displaying a projected build…

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Peer To Peer Mapping and Digital Democracy

This is a story about a peer-to-peer mapping technology that is enabling people to “fight maps with maps”
 
https://www.digital-democracy.org/
You can find Mapeo here
https://www.digital-democracy.org/mapeo/
 
Promoting OSM projects

OpenCage and Mapscap…

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Machine Learning in QGIS for satellite Image Classification

Machine Learning in QGIS for satellite Image Classification From this satellite image, we want to create a land use land cover map by extracting various land use land cover classes such as built-up, vegetation(forest and grassland), water, and bare land. To achieve this, there are several machine learning approaches:  Supervised Machine Learning. Unsupervised  Machine Learning….

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HOW TO DOWNLOAD DATA FROM OPEN STREET MAP – A COMPLETE GUIDE

HOW TO DOWNLOAD DATA FROM OPEN STREET MAP – A COMPLETE GUIDE The quality of your GIS analysis is largely dependent on the quality of the acquired dataset. When mapping data is involved, Open Street Map (OSM) is an invaluable resource. While map providers like Google and Mapbox maintain an equally resourceful database, Open Street…

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Thermal Imagery From Space

Applications of thermal imaging from space include monitoring wildfires, urban heat islands, economic activity, and the built environment. 
But it’s not easy 😉 
 
Connect with Robin Cole at
https://robmarkcole.com/
 
Check out the Earth Observation Hub!…

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Drone Mapping Tools

Drone Mapping Tools When we talk about drones, we’re also talking about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and they have served a number of purposes throughout history. Commonly known for their military applications as remotely guided missile deployers and reconnaissance aircraft, drones have served a purpose in mapping for even longer. Technically the very first UAV…

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I Quit My Job

After 12 years of working as a GIS specialist / Consultant, I quit and I am ready to move on. 
 
Looking back at the last 12 years if I could go back in time and give myself some advice I would tell myself these 8 things.
 
Boring Work won’t necessarily …

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Monitoring Atmospheric Pollution From Space

It turns out that monitoring atmospheric pollution from space is really hard! But if you can do it will help you understand air quality, solar energy, ozone Layer and UV radiation, emissions and surfaces fluxes, and climate forcing 
 
Contact Mark on Twi…

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Geocoding in QGIS: Address to Latitude and Longitude.

Geocoding in QGIS: Address to Latitude and Longitude. If you were to tell someone where you are located, how would you do it? Maybe you would give them your home address if you are home, or give your relative location from a popular feature. These are just a few ways of describing location among many….

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