Geospatial

3D Maps with Leaflet and eegeo.js

3D Maps with Leaflet and eegeo.js

We like maps and will continue like them more. Every day, there are changes in the libraries used for mapping. With most maps being 2D, exploring 3D maps is so much fun and better. In this post, I describe a procedure to display 3D maps for your web mapping project. First, we will have a…

Easing traffic in Nairobi City

Easing traffic in Nairobi City

The completion of the major routes  and highways such as the Thika Superhighway in February 2012 has seen a tremendous increase in traffic in and out of the capital, Nairobi.This was due to the eased access to different destinations in town and thus the population saw the need  for personal vehicles leading to mushrooming of…

The good news in QGIS 2.14.0 – Essen

The good news in QGIS 2.14.0 – Essen

In the last few years, QGIS has really grown in a huge collection of tools, algorithms tackling various tasks in its environments.The Dev team has really given QGIS a new look and feel and also power to roar in the GIS world. Tools tackling simple to complex processes have now been developed and been released…

A pilot Land Administration Domain Model(LADM) for Kenya

A pilot Land Administration Domain Model(LADM) for Kenya

Kenya has amassed a huge collection of records since 1902 when the colonial government put in place the Crown Land Ordinance of 1902. This law allowed alienation of native lands for the colonial masters and the alienation process involved formal registration of ownership rights. Over the years, a number of laws touching on land were…

GIS impacts in the East African Region

GIS impacts in the East African Region

Geographic information systems (GIS) has become a well-known term all over the world due to its rapid growth all through from the time it had its roots. You might want to have the meaning of the GIS itself but as it has the sounding, it just has the simple meaning of a tool. As questions…

9 essential GIS skills

9 essential GIS skills

A GIS automates creating, analyzing, manipulating, storing , querying and retrieval of spatial data for users. However, there are various essential skills that a user should have to utilize the capabilities of a GIS with ease and produce quality products within the stipulated period of time and cost. GIS Data management          Data management is…