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3D visualization of Data in QGIS

Well, this is a topic that I have always wanted to write about but have been a little bit reluctant.I think this has been attributed to the fact that I didn’t find people who wanted to use this feature.Last week, I found someone who really wanted this in their project.Here is the thing, if you…

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Begin developing in GIS

    For the last few weeks, I have been putting together some ideas that I gathered from different environments when interacting with people in GIS.We are talking and implementing GIS in our daily tasks either in office, fields and even education centers.With the modern day innovation and technology, we ought to keep our levels of…

Using QGIS Layer Styles in GeoServer

GeoServer provides us with the functionality of styling our layers to match our preferences. However, many are the times that many GeoServer users face problems while publishing their layers. Styling in GeoServer should be an easy task when doing web applications or publishing your GIS layers via GeoServer. Today, I will focus on how to…

Generating Contours from DEM in QGIS

      A few weeks ago I wrote a post on “Generating DEMs from Contours” which was quite a straight forward process as explained.In this post , I will show how to “reverse engineer” the process and generate contours from DEMs. This time round am also going to demonstrate how to clip our dataset to work…

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Using Free GPS Tools for Mapping

Sometimes we find ourselves lost while travelling. Right? But have you really tried to leverage some of the modern technology on your mobile phones to avoid trouble while navigating? Thanks to technology as of now, some of the things we wished for before are a reality. We can utilize powerful mapping apps effectively and for…

Maps for the Color blind

We are living in an era of digital maps.We’ve evolved from static maps to dynamic maps where different formats(icons,pictures) of information are being developed and shared by a large group of people globally.When mapping,less often do we consider the color blind.How do you paint a picture or develop a map when the color blind is…

Generating DEMS from Contours in QGIS

Well, Today was a great day in my GIS works. A colleague asked “Can I generate a DEM of my region using QGIS?” This was my answer to them “YES”. Then they asked me “How?” I ended up spending the next one hour doing the demo on my laptop for them to grasp the rough…

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…