Category Archives: Education

Using QGIS in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

It’s easy to run a popular open-source geospatial suite on this hosted cloud platform: AWS. QGIS is a great piece of software, and I would really recommend you try it out if you are currently working with ArcGIS, MapInfo or any other piece of GIS software. However, if you don’t have admin rights on your...

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Virtual Conference Experience

Upcoming Asset Mapping Event to Implement a VCX Format Virtual conferences have been growing for many years. Necessity has brought them to the fore. We explore a successful online format: VCX – Virtual Conference Experience, and preview the free, May 12-13, 2020 Right-of-Way Asset Mapping VCX event. It would be easy to list many reasons...

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Another Curveball: Coronavirus and Geospatial

Out of the blue, we’re facing another curveball. The current global concern (COVID-19, aka the Coronavirus) was generally not anticipated, and the situation changes daily. It was hoped that, by the time this is published, the situation would have calmed dramatically—but sadly it has taken a turn for the worse. Thus far disruptions have only...

Help Shape the Future of Surveying – SaGES 2019

Your input is requested. Surveying professionals and practitioners are invited to weigh in on matters of surveying and geomatics education, succession planning, branding, promotion, and outreach. The 27th national biennial meeting of the Surveying and Geomatics Educators Society (SaGES) will be held August 4th – August 8th, 2019 at Nicholls State University, in Thibodaux, Louisiana (near...