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Applications and resources for the science that is in charge of the study and the elaboration of the geographical maps.

AulaGEO, the best course offer for Geo-engineering professionals

AulaGEO is a training proposal, based on the geo-engineering spectrum, with modular blocks in the Geospatial, Engineering and Operations sequence. The methodological design is based on "Expert Courses", focused on competencies; It means that they focus on practice, doing homework on case studies, preferably a single project context and ...

Compare the size of the countries

We have been taking a look at a very interesting page, called thetruesizeof, it takes some years in the network and in it - in a very interactive and easy way-, the user can make comparisons of the surface extension between one or several countries. We are sure that, after making use of this interactive tool, you can have ...

FORUM MUNDO UNIGIS, Cali 2018: GIS experiences that articulate and transform your organization

UNIGIS Latin America, Universität Salzburg and ICESI University, are given in tremendous luxury to develop this year, a new day of the event FORO MUNDO UNIGIS, Cali 2018: Experiences GIS that articulate and transform your organization, on Friday 16 November the ICESI University -Auditorio Cementos Argos, Cali, Colombia. Access is free. A) Yes…

The Twilight Zone

This is an interesting article by Regis Wellausen published in the MundoGEO Magazine, which reminds us of the irreversibility of those statements by Catastro2014 raised by the FIG twenty years ago, especially in relation to modeling as a replacement for traditional cartography. The proposal of the positional resolution replacing an aging paradigm ...

The true size of the countries

thetruesize.com is an interesting site, where you can locate countries on a GoogleMaps viewer. When you drag the objects, you can see how countries are distorted with the difference in latitude. As shown in the image, the cylindrical projection, when trying to make a projection on a plane, forces the ...

JOSM - A CAD to edit data in OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is perhaps one of the great examples of how information provided in a collaborative way can build a new model of cartographic information. Similar to Wikipedia, the initiative became so important that today for geoportals it is preferable to place this layer in the background to worry about updating your own information in aspects ...

How the world map was in 1922

This latest edition of National Geographic brings two very interesting topics: On the one hand, an extensive report on the heritage modeling process using laser capture systems. This is a collector's item, which explains the complexity that took the works on the faces of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota ...

The University its relation with the professional Cartographer

Considering the evolution of scientific-technological knowledge, advances, and new configurations of technological applications immersed in an increasingly globalized world, it is essential to advance in the academic formation of people capable of responding to different territorial requirements, from a cartographic perspective, with an ethical, reflective, creative and ...

ArcGIS Course Applied to Mineral Exploration

Trees that make forest is a company with an interesting offer of training in the geospatial area, is composed of specialists in different disciplines, accredited professionals capable of transmitting knowledge in a pedagogical way and who wish to share useful experiences with their colleagues in the profession. On this occasion Trees that make forest is calling a ...