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UTM coordinates in google maps

Google is perhaps a tool with which we live almost weekly, for not thinking that every day. Although the application is widely used to navigate and navigate through addresses, it is not so easy to visualize coordinates of a specific point, nor in geographic format, much less UTM coordinates in google maps. This article, apart from teaching you ...

Stitchmaps, Common Problems

Stitchmaps was one of the best applications that were made to create orthophotos from mosaics captured from Google Earth, of how it works and I spoke a long time ago. Who did the process before, on foot, downloading Google screenshots and then joining them with PhotoShop or Bentley Descartes, we know that Stitchmaps does much more than that. ...

Urban sprawl, 2011 theme

The demographic issue will be fashionable this year - and the following ones - because there is not much to do to tackle solutions in a global way. This year's focus for National Geographics is precisely the world population on the eve of adjusting the 7 billion. The January edition is a classic collection. He…

Facebook: videos for surveyors

By leaps and bounds Facebook is becoming a common tool for commercial and educational purposes. Being an "Internet of people" companies have turned their gaze to that fist of people interconnected with each other, which has given it a value beyond conventional social network. One of the best features is ...

How Mapserver Works

The previous time we talked about some criteria why MapServer and the basics of the installation. Now let's see some of its operation in an exercise with the maps of the Chiapanecans. Where it is mounted Once Apache is installed, the default directory for the MapServer is the folder OSGeo4W directly on C: / Inside, there is ...

Deciding by MapServer

Taking advantage of a recent conversation with a Cadastral institution that was looking for what to publish their maps, here I summarize the most important thing to return the rescues of the topic to the community. Maybe at the time it will help someone who wants to make a decision or ask for geofumed help. Why MapServer The scenario was someone, who had ...