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10 GIS Applications You Probably Didn’t Know
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10 GIS Applications You Probably Didn’t Know

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has many applications and benefits, but perhaps the most overlooked application among many GIS applications is in data management. Data management through GIS allows us to combine, analyze, and display geographical data in innovative ways. This can be used in many different fields, from education to medicine to urban planning to…

Climate change and GIS
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Climate change and GIS

What is climate change? According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Climate Change refers to any change in climate over time, whether due to natural variability or as a result of human activity. This usage differs from that in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), where climate change refers to…

Who is a GIS Specialist?

Who is a GIS Specialist?

A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist is someone who is responsible for managing and analyzing spatial data and systems. They use this information to help organizations make better decisions about where to build things, how to plan for disasters, and many more. GIS Specialists must think spatially, which means they need to visualize data in…

Geospatial Technologies: Stephen Mwai

Geospatial Technologies: Stephen Mwai

The County Spatial Plan is a ten-year GIS-based depiction of a county’s socio-economic development vision and program, including the distribution of people and activities, within the context of efficient, productive and sustainable use of land and other county spaces

GIS Week – Geospatial Awareness

GIS Week – Geospatial Awareness

As GIS enthusiasts, we all know that it’s one of the most exciting times of the year, the GIS week. It has been running from the 15th of November 2021 reaching the climax today, the 17th of November 2021, which is the popular GIS Day. GIS day is a worldwide event that celebrates the applications…

Remote Sensing Technology: Monitoring water hyacinth

Remote Sensing Technology: Monitoring water hyacinth

Satellite imagery offers low-cost and effective monitoring of the temporal and spatial distribution of water hyacinth infestation at a large scale

GIS Technology in the Health Sector

GIS Technology in the Health Sector

Introduction The astounding capability of GIS technology to enhance the healthcare industry has been realized over the past few years. Everyone agrees that health is important, but what is health? According to the World Health Organization, which defined health shortly after World War II as the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and…

An Introduction to TensorFlow and Keras colab notebook

An Introduction to TensorFlow and Keras colab notebook

Keras is a deep learning library that can run on TensorFlow among other platforms. TensorFlow is an end-to-end machine learning platform with Keras as one of its libraries. However, Keras can run on other ML platforms. In a browser, opening a Colab notebook and writing the following commands imports some essential libraries to create and…