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New: Quantum map, a simplified QGIS version

An announcement on the QGIS mailing list about NIWA Quantum map made me curious. How is this going to differ from QGIS? As it turns out, NIWA Quantum map is basically QGIS with a simplified interface, i.e., it has some … Continue reading

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New overview of free GIS datasets

Check out this link, it contains a long list with free data sources: http://freegisdata.rtwilson.com/

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Online data: map of global urbanization

This is an interesting data source on urban extent I hadn’t come across yet. It is based on Modis data and available at http://sage.wisc.edu/people/schneider/research/data.html and is described in more detail in an article by Scheider et al. (2009). Also check … Continue reading

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