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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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  1. Franklin Coetzee
    Franklin Coetzee


    Gerald Hecht
    30/11/2016 #1 Gerald Hecht
    It makes you wonder about all of the flags and banners and family crests and monogrammed billfolds with yet still more inked Woodrow Wilson images...futility...it's all futility; In throwing this stupid thing out...there's a receptacle just ahead! Thank you; this appeared exactly when it was what I most needed to hear!
  2. Emilio Rivero Collado
    Hola, aquí va una nueva entrada en mi Blog. Espero la encontréis interesante. ¨ Creación de topologías en ArcGIS ¨
    Emilio Rivero Collado
    GIS & Asset Management: Creación de topologías en ArcGIS
  3. Teresa Gezze

    Teresa Gezze

    Take a look at how the world actually looks like.

    On any text book map - obviously designed by western society - India is five times smaller than Greenland, when truth is that India is the 7th largest country in the world vs Greenland, which is the 13th.
    Teresa Gezze


    Teresa Gezze
    26/05/2016 #6 Teresa Gezze
    #5 Hahaha. OK that's just nuts. =)
    Brian McKenzie
    26/05/2016 #5 Brian McKenzie
    If you want some real fun with maps - head on over to the Flat Earther's Realm. They contend the globe is a lie and we live on a flat disk under a dome - like ants in a geranium.
    Teresa Gezze
    26/05/2016 #4 Teresa Gezze
    #3 It's not about 'interests' - that could be a different debate -, but about proportions/fact and how the ones we know don't fit the actual ones. "Squished" is the perspective we get from the comparison we do with the maps we know, but if we would have seen the actual proportions from the beginning we would probably just see it and think, "yeah, that's the map we know".
    Steven Davies
    25/05/2016 #3 Steven Davies
    It was done this way simply because of the way the world is shaped, not because of some 'western' bias. The trouble with paper maps is that the world is round and paper isn't. When making things fit, from a globe to a 2D representation, images are skewed and squashed. The image in this post, for instance, suffers the same fate but in reverse. You wouldn't be able to overlay that image onto a globe and still retain its accuracy, the same is true from globe to paper.
    Brian McKenzie
    25/05/2016 #2 Brian McKenzie
    Henri Galvão
    25/05/2016 #1 Henri Galvão
    seriously? scary
  4. Emilio Rivero Collado
    Nueva entrada en mi Blog profesional. En esta ocasión, creación de un MDT con ArcGIS.
    Emilio Rivero Collado
    GIS & Asset Management: Creación de un MDT con ArcGIS.
  5. Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    Una app para ver los mapas topográficos de España.
    Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    Una app para acceder a los mapas topográficos de España
    www.ticbeat.com Desarrollada por el Instituto Geográfico Nacional, esta aplicación será de gran utilidad a la hora de planificar rutas al aire libre. #gps...


    Pedro🐝 Gómez
    20/03/2016 #1 Pedro🐝 Gómez
    Muy recomendable....!!! Gracias.