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Above the Ordnance Datum

Explore the intricacies of Ordnance Datum (OD) and its vital role in modern mapping, surveying, and environmental planning. Our comprehensive discussion delves into what OD is, how it’s established, and its significance in various applications like flood risk assessment, urban planning, and integration with GPS and digital technologies. Understand the key differences between OD and sea level, and uncover how this crucial geodetic tool shapes everything from topographical mapping to real-world GPS applications

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QGIS for iPhone

Discover the power of QGIS on iPhone with our in-depth look at QField and Mergin Maps. Explore how these apps revolutionize field data collection, enhance real-time GIS collaboration, and seamlessly integrate with QGIS desktop for efficient geospatial management

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QGIS for Android

Discover the power of QGIS on Android with our in-depth look at QField and Mergin Maps. Explore how these apps revolutionize field data collection, enhance real-time GIS collaboration, and seamlessly integrate with QGIS desktop for efficient geospatial management

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Ocean Map with Bathymetry

Interactive map of the World’s Oceans and bathymetry This ocean map is a visual representation of the seafloor, detailing its various features such as depths, underwater terrain, and geographical landmarks. Much like a topographical map illustrates the features of land elevations, an ocean map reveals the contours and compositions of the seabed. These maps are…

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How many satellites needed for GPS

Learn how many satellites are needed for accurate navigation and the science behind GPS systems in this concise, easy-to-understand blog post.

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triangulation vs trilateration

Learn how trilateration with three satellites theoretically suffices for determining position, but the fourth satellite is essential for correcting timing errors caused by less accurate GPS receiver clocks

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Geographical Position System

Explore the Global Positioning System (GPS) and its role in the broader context of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) in our informative blog post. Uncover the importance of GPS in daily life, and learn how it’s part of a larger network of satellite systems, including GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou, ensuring global coverage and enhanced accuracy.

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What are Point Clouds

Explore the fascinating world of point clouds with our comprehensive blog post. Delve into how they are created using LiDAR and photogrammetry, their varied applications in industries like architecture and manufacturing, and understand the differences between point clouds, meshes, and images. Stay updated with the latest technological advancements including streaming and cloud-optimized point clouds, and learn about the challenges and future potential.

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Interpolation

Explore the nuances of data estimation in our comprehensive blog post on interpolation and extrapolation. Delve into the definitions, applications, and various methods like linear, polynomial, spline interpolation, and Kriging. Understand their importance in real-world scenarios, learn about their limitations, and discover how to choose the right method for your data needs.

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How Large is The United Kingdom

Measuring Up: How Big Is the United Kingdom Really When comparing the visual size of countries in a blog post, it’s crucial to use the same map projection, such as the Mercator projection, for consistency and accuracy. Different projections distort sizes and shapes in various ways, so using the same projection ensures that all countries…

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