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

LiDAR and DIELMO 3D

DIELMO 3D SL has extensive research experience in LiDAR data processing, has carried out numerous projects as a provider and producer of LiDAR data in Spain, and also since 2003 is developing its own software for processing LiDAR data that provides substantial improvements that do not allow commercial software. The main advantage provided ...

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 ...

Awesome photos and videos of Japan earthquake and tsunami

It's just that, awesome. While in western Europe we got up and in America we had the best of sleep, an earthquake of almost 9 Richter degrees shook Japan when there were 3 in the afternoon. Watch the videos of how water enters and drags homes, vehicles and boats is unique. It has been…

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…

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 ...

As the non-geomatic maps

To get a little distracted, this week has been published in 20minutos.es an article on the subject of projections, with the tone that would explain a sixth grade teacher when talking about maps mundi. It's worth taking a look at the comments, a pity-ironically-that there are too many, but here ...

Euroatlas: old maps in shp format

It happens to the map buffs, that in the supermarket we buy a magazine just for bringing a big folding map or an atlas that adds to the collection of what we already have. Encyclopedias have done their best to show interactive Flash maps or developments that simulate the operation ...

Working on the two UTM zone boundary

We often have the problem of working in the limits of the UTM zone, and we see ourselves as sticks because the coordinates there do not work. Because the problem A while ago I explained how the UTM coordinates work, here I'm just going to focus on the problem. The following graph shows how between Costa Rica, Honduras ...

The World Digital Library

From 2005 The Library of Congress and UNESCO had been promoting the idea of ​​a Library on the Internet, finally in April 2009 was officially launched. It is added to a large number of reference sources (such as Europeana), with the variant, which is supported by libraries in different countries and with an economic contribution ...

3D World Map, an educational atlas

3D World Map comes to remind us of those areas that were used in school, although its capacity goes beyond that. It is a balloon that contains many more data than could fit in the globe and atlas, it also includes a screen saver with a movie that can play music ...

Where to find maps in vector format

Finding maps in vector format of a given country could be the urgency of many. Reading the forum of Gabriel Ortiz I found this link that is interesting because it not only offers maps in .shp formats, but also kml, grid and mdb. It is gData, a service promoted by the International Rice Research Institute, ...

Omen, my recommendation for cinema

Presage is a film by Nicolas Cage, which I recommend to visitors of this blog who are passionate about lat / long coordinates. I do not expect to tell you the story because the interest is lost but basically it is a pinche leaf with numbers that a girl in the sixties writes and that are placed in a capsule ...