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Best QGIS Courses in Spanish

Taking a QGIS course is surely at the goal of many for this year. From open source programs, QGIS has become the most demanded solution, both by private companies and government organizations. So, even if you have mastered ArcGIS or another tool, include it in your [...]

Python: the language that geomatics should prioritize

Last year I was able to witness how my friend "Filiblu" had to leave his Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) program with which he felt comfortable enough, and rolled up his shirt learning Python from scratch, to develop an adaptation of the plugin "Municipal SIT" about QGIS. It is an application that has been [...]

ArcGIS - The Book of Images

This is an enriching document that is available in Spanish, with very valuable content, both historically and technically regarding the management of images in the disciplines associated with the earth sciences and geographic information systems. Most content has hyperlinks to pages where they are interactive content. He […]

Decentralization of Registry-Cadastre services in the public sector

This is the abstract of an interesting exhibition that will happen at the Annual Conference on Land and Property, sponsored by the World Bank in the coming days of March 2017. Alvarez and Ortega will discuss the experience of deconcentrating Registry / Cadastre services on a Front-Back Office model, in this case Private Banking, according [...]

Implementation of LADM using INTERLIS - Colombia

The third week of June 2016 was given the INTERLIS Course, seen as a language and instrumentation to facilitate the implementation of the Land Administration Domain Model (LADM) in the land administration environment of Colombia. The course was developed in two stages, one at a basic / theoretical level with a large group [...]
Master sig online

Online MSc in Geographic Information Systems

Definitely, this is one of the best online masters alternatives applied to the geospatial area, and especially served in Spanish. The MSc (GIS) -Master of Science (Geographical Information Science & Systems) program, offered and titled by the Universität Salzburg, Austria, through its Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS, is developed in [...]

Master's in Design and Urban Planning [UJCV]

This is one of the most interesting master's degrees in the Central American region, considering the importance it has for local governments and the irreversible urgency of the disciplines implicit in the management of the territory under a human development approach. It arrives in an interesting moment, when the University José Cecilio del Valle renews its [...]

5 Online courses for Cadastre - very interesting

We are pleased to announce that the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy conducts various education activities in Latin America, including free online courses. This time announces the new promotion of courses that will be offered from 2 to 18 in November of 2015. The links listed below lead to sites [...]

Development in Free Software as engine of change

Almost everything is ready for the 7as Latin American and Caribbean gvSIG Conference, to be held in Mexico. It seems to us valuable the gradual addition of public institutions, which have been controlled by private software per year, a process in most situations initiated since the implementation of international financing projects that [...]

25,000 maps worldwide available for download

The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection is an impressive compilation containing more than 250,000 maps that have been scanned and made available online. Most of these maps are in the public domain and are currently available near 25,000. As an example, we show some of the maps available in the [...]