Tag: GIS

Open Data in the UK

The Ordnance Survey is UK’s mapping agency and frequently releases free datasets. Their OpenData policy is quite progressive compared to Germany’s and they’ve recently published some fresh datasets…

Creating ARCs in QGIS: The Python Way

So I came across this nice little project which focussed on trip planning and route over large distances… And there was this nice little post from Nathan Yau…

Attribute Updating using ArcPy

After my first attempt in Python scripting using opensource Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL), I wanted to use ArcPy  in my second trial. The following code is so…

Raster Comparison using ArcGIS

In one of the biggest groups of geoscientists in Germany, Austria and Switzerland  the question arose how to do a raster comparison in ArcGIS. I’ve already mentioned some…

QGIS 2.8: A Preview

QGIS 2.6 landed recently on this planet and it already brought great improvements to our daily work with geodata, the way we publish our results and the convenience…

Christmas 2014: gifts for map lovers

It’s only 3 weeks left till Christmas and as we are all map lovers/ GIS enthusiasts/ geoscientist geeks we maybe want to get or give some special gifts.…