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Applications and resources for the science that is in charge of the study and the elaboration of the geographical maps.

The University its relation with the professional Cartographer

Considering the evolution of scientific-technological knowledge, advances, and new configurations of technological applications immersed in an increasingly globalized world, it is essential to advance in the academic formation of people capable of responding to different territorial requirements, from a cartographic perspective, with an ethical, reflective, creative and ...

ArcGIS Course Applied to Mineral Exploration

Trees that make forest is a company with an interesting offer of training in the geospatial area, is composed of specialists in different disciplines, accredited professionals capable of transmitting knowledge in a pedagogical way and who wish to share useful experiences with their colleagues in the profession. On this occasion Trees that make forest is calling a ...

The UTM coordinate systems displayed in Google Maps

It does not seem, but the resource that PlexScape Web Services has arranged to transform coordinates and visualize them in Google Maps is an interesting exercise to understand how the coordinate systems of different regions of the world work. For this, it is selected from the panel that displays Coordinate Systems, the country and then the ...

Free Remote Sensing Book

The PDF version of the document Remote Sensing Satellites for Territorial Management is available for download. A valuable and current contribution if we consider the importance that this discipline has come to have in the decision making for the efficient management of forests, agriculture, natural resources, meteorology, cartography and territorial ordering. According to extracted data ...

The strategic value of territorial information

Within the framework of the presentation of the Geological Map of the Canary Islands, the Technical Workshops on the Strategic Value of Territorial Information will be held. The fundamental axis of these will focus on geographic information, which as a rational and coherent means of knowledge of the physical environment of the earth and its evolution in ...

The winners of the MundoGEO Award # Connect 2012

The winners of the MundoGEO # Connect Award, 2012 edition, were announced on Tuesday during the MundoGEO # Connect LatinAmerica 2012 event. The award was attended by several companies that came to give prestige to the finalists. Although it is an X-ray of the Brazilian market, it is an interesting exercise if we consider that this is the development pole ...

Invisible Maps, my suggestion to read

The Invisible Maps book will be launched next week. An interesting work by Jorge del Río San José, in which he makes an interesting approach to an issue that is old (maps), has evolved in a resounding way in recent years especially for its application in the computer field, Internet and geomarketing . He…

Water and maps. com

Esri Spain has launched an interesting campaign for World Water Day, with the presentation of the website aguaymapas.com in a newsletter that we slightly trastocamos in this article. "On the occasion of World Water Day from Esri Spain we want to show how the drought of these last months is affecting our water resources. We believe ...

Import Google Earth image into ecw format

The need: We work to work a cadastre using the image of Google Earth in a georeferenced format that is light. The problem: The ortho that lowers Stitchmaps low in jpg format, the georeference that it brings is not supported by Microstation. The solution: Download the image with Stitchmaps, synchronize Google Earth with Microstation to import the georeferenced capture ...

Free maps from around the world

d-maps.com is one of those exceptional services that we always wanted to exist. It is a free resource portal that focuses on offering maps of any part of the world, in different download formats, according to need. The content is separated into regional categories and includes a valuable collection of historical maps as well ...

UTM coordinate grid using CivilCAD

Recently I was talking about CivilCAD, an application that runs on AutoCAD and also on Bricscad; this time I want to show you how to generate the coordinate table, just like we saw it done with Microstation Geographics (Now Bentley Map). Usually these things the GIS programs have it with a lot of practicality, but at the CAD level it is still a can, ...

Geobide, ED50 and ETRS89 Coordinate System Transformation

Taking the opportunity to follow up on the potentialities of the Geobide Suite, we will see the options to transform between Reference Systems. Interesting for those who must transform between different Datum, in this case we will see how to do it with the ED50 and ETRS89 systems, which is almost the same in Latin America between NAD27 and WGS84. Are they…

Emergency Management Plan (GEMAS) selects gvSIG

We have been notified of this implementation of gvSIG applications to processes oriented to emergency management, so we spread it thinking that it can be useful for many. The Province of Mendoza of the Argentine Republic, is a territory vulnerable due to its geographical condition and periodically it is affected by different natural phenomena: ...