Tag Archives: Google map

MapTiler to create online maps

For a project a few years ago we created a vegetation map for central and southwest Kenya (see http://ecodiv.org/trapnell for more information). The map together with documentation was initially made available on CD-ROM. I also created an online map. Apart … Continue reading

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Adding Google or OpenLayers maps to your Desktop GIS

Although Google maps and other online mapping tools become more powerful, it is not always easy or straithforwards to use these tools to combine offline maps with online maps from e.g., Google or Yahoo maps. Tools like ClickFu in QGIS … Continue reading

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ClickFu in QGIS

Although Google maps and other online mapping tools become more powerful, creating and analyzing maps is still typically done using a desktop GIS. I am for example using GRASS GIS and QGIS for my work. These are very powerful tools, … Continue reading

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New CGIAR Ongoing Research Map

To create more synergy between projects and research efforts of one or more organizations, it is essential to have a good overview of ongoing projects, including where those projects are being implemented. A good example is the The CGIAR (the … Continue reading

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A map of Madidi National Park

See The grunts of the jaguar on Forestalis for a nice story by Jeroen van der Horst about his trip in Madidi National Park in Bolivia. I had no clue where to find this park so decided to look it … Continue reading

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