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20-Apr-2014

Вопросы-ответы

Russian Federation election committee data from official sources обсудить в форуме
Аdministrative division boundaries of Moscow обсудить в форуме
Geodetic systems of spatial coordinates обсудить в форуме
Installing PostgreSQL and PostGIS on VPS Linux обсудить в форуме
GraphHopper deployment as a Web service for building routes обсудить в форуме
Compute the area of ​​a polygon on the sphere and on ellipsoid обсудить в форуме
Solving problems on the sphere: inverse position computation обсудить в форуме
Solving problems on the sphere: common survey computation обсудить в форуме
Solving problems on the sphere: angular resection обсудить в форуме
Solving problems on the sphere: linear-resection обсудить в форуме

18-Feb-2014

Articles

UIK GEO - open dataset on voting stations locations in Russia обсудить в форуме
Open geodata on architectural heritage of Moscow обсудить в форуме
Animated 3D symbols in ArcScene обсудить в форуме
Unification of extent and resolution of rasters in QGIS обсудить в форуме
GDAL and cyrrilcs in Windows filenames обсудить в форуме
Working with WMS and WFS in QGIS обсудить в форуме
Basic geomorphological parameters: theory обсудить в форуме
Pansharpenning in ERDAS обсудить в форуме
Multitemporal layers in GeoMixer WEB-GIS обсудить в форуме
Main geodata обсудить в форуме
Calling GRASS GIS from Python script обсудить в форуме

3-Nov-2013

Articles

Georeferencing raster topographic maps with GIS Karta 2008 обсудить в форуме
Create your own styles of area fills in MapInfo обсудить в форуме
Unique values calculation ​​of raster pixels with SEXTANTE QGIS обсудить в форуме
Creating a map of boundaries of electoral commissions in Moscow with open data обсудить в форуме
MOLUSCE - changes analysis in land cover обсудить в форуме

Documentation

Gentle Introduction to GIS (Russian translation) обсудить в форуме

Blog

Map meeting report obout location clarification of voiting stations (August 24, 2013)
What awaits us on the government open geodata portals
Exporting new regions data to UIC GEO project

17-Aug-2013

Articles

Creating a stand-alone mapping application based on image without georeference обсудить в форуме
Integration TMS-caching service in your own application обсудить в форуме
Primary processing of SRTM data in SAGA GIS обсудить в форуме
Creating a simple HTTP-publishing service for vector data обсудить в форуме
Description of mobile GIS "NextGIS Mobile" обсудить в форуме

Events

Precinct election commission Hackaton results (July 13)
Community Environmental GIS Community Conference (28-29 September 2013) обсудить в форуме
Report of Geomorphometry Workshop with Victor Olaya (July 24) обсудить в форуме

7-Jun-2013

Articles

Basics of dynamic TMS services обсудить в форуме
Service for backing up and monitoring of Moscow city open data portal обсудить в форуме
Working with vector data using SAGA GIS обсудить в форуме
Mapfeatureserver as a replacement for ArcGIS Server обсудить в форуме

Projects

Open geodata layer of children's institutions (orphanages) обсудить в форуме

26-Apr-2013

Articles

Making delimitation plan with QGIS обсудить в форуме
Introduction to RSAGA обсудить в форуме
Tile grids configuration basics обсудить в форуме
Hill shading and colour DEM combination with GDAL обсудить в форуме
Using Kosmosnimki Express Service through QGIS обсудить в форуме
Suomi NPP: brief description обсудить в форуме

Documentation

Tile Map Service Specification обсудить в форуме

30-Mar-2013

Articles

World map with an arbitrary central meridian in MapInfo обсудить в форуме
Brief Introduction to MaxEnt обсудить в форуме
Research of strong squalls and tornadoes consequences in the Perm region using remote sensing data обсудить в форуме
Conformal transformation обсудить в форуме
Adding a local coordinate system in GIS обсудить в форуме

1-Mar-2013

Articles

Site parsing with Scrapy framework обсудить в форуме
Vector layer editing with Geomixer обсудить в форуме
Supervised image classification with QGIS and GRASS обсудить в форуме
GeoMixer WEB-GIS: quick review обсудить в форуме
Data from Moscow open data portal обсудить в форуме

12-Jan-2013

Articles

Creating multi-level tiles from QGIS project with QTiles обсудить в форуме
Rendering vector data with Mapnik without direct access to the storage обсудить в форуме
Geoprocessing with SEXTANTE for QGIS обсудить в форуме
Remote sensing Corona data - description and access обсудить в форуме
Catalog of Declass (Corona) data обсудить в форуме
Georeferencing topographic maps in SAGA обсудить в форуме

21-Oct-2012

Articles

Description of and preprocessed World Fire Atlas data обсудить в форуме
Converting Mapnik XML to SLD using mapnik2geotools обсудить в форуме
GDAL tools cheatsheet обсудить в форуме
Transforming lat-long to meters + general approaches using MapInfo обсудить в форуме
Batch geocoding in QGIS обсудить в форуме
Brief description of GRASS Graphical Modeler обсудить в форуме

23-Sep-2012

Articles

Working with georeferenced photos in QGIS using Geotag and import photos обсудить в форуме
Introduction to TileMill обсудить в форуме
UTFGrid: raster tiles with attributes обсудить в форуме
Connecting to MS SQL Server from QGIS running in Linux обсудить в форуме
Building fail-safe network storage for GIS data обсудить в форуме

26-Aug-2012

Articles

Opendata on boundaries of federal level protected areas of Russia обсудить в форуме
Open desktop GIS SAGA - general overview обсудить в форуме
Updated database with fire hotspots обсудить в форуме
Getting to know Web Feature Service обсудить в форуме

28-Jul-2012

Articles

GIS-Lab survey results (2012) обсудить в форуме
Automatic cloud assessment with ACCA algorithm in QGIS обсудить в форуме
Automatic cloud assessment algorithm - ACCA обсудить в форуме
Adaptive smoothing for noisy DEMs обсудить в форуме
Assessment of the modern fires dynamics in arid ecosystems using remote sensing data: the case of Chernye Zemli обсудить в форуме

1-Jul-2012

Articles

Open GIS discussion at GIS-Forum in Kazan, 2012 обсудить в форуме
Generating quick simple reports using Reporter for QGIS обсудить в форуме
Using custom events in OpenLayers обсудить в форуме
Changing vertex and virtual nodes styles in OpenLayers обсудить в форуме

13-May-2012

Articles

Building GDAL 1.9.0 with Visual Studio 2010 обсудить в форуме
How to create regular grids in QGIS обсудить в форуме
Future trends in geospatial information management обсудить в форуме
Creatubg TINs with structure lines in GRASS GIS обсудить в форуме

1-Apr-2012

Articles

Calculating surface areas accounting for the relief in GRASS GIS discuss
An example on using openModeller Desktop for projecting for new conditions discuss
Description of request-files of openModeller discuss
Command-line tools of OpenModeller discuss
Using WMSGetFeatureInfo control in OpenLayers discuss
Creating 3D-model using GIS Karta 2008 discuss

10-Mar-2012

Articles

Installing QGIS plugins discuss
Creating point layer from delimited data in QGIS discuss
Orthorectification of OrbView-3 data using GDAL discuss
Orthorectification of remote sensing data using RPC discuss
Orthorectification of remote sensing data in wxGIS discuss
Voting stations location from webvybory 2012 discuss
Calculating object's main geometric properties in QGIS discuss

19-Feb-2012

Articles

GIS for Protected Areas: list of problems discuss
QGIS network analysis library: desription and examples discuss
Assessing consequences 2010 forest fires in Perm region discuss
Symbols library for QGIS discuss
ASCIIGRID format (with examples) discuss
FieldPyculator - field calculator with Python expressions support for QGIS discuss

15-Jan-2012

Articles

FireReporter: sending wildfire reports from the mobile application discuss
An example of image georeferencing using world-файла discuss
Detecting burned areas in Russia, 2010: results of IKI RAS discuss
Electoral data of Moscow discuss
Displacement of points with the same coordinates, Python/OGR discuss
Zonal statistics using ZonalStats for QGIS discuss
Free USGS Orbview-3 data catalog discuss

Projects

Wildfires monitoring project discuss
Mapping voting districts locations of Moscow Обсудить в форуме

29-Oct-2011

Articles

OpenStreetMap extracts of centers of municipal regions in shape-format discuss
Working with metadata using Metatools for QGIS discuss
Detecting burned areas in south-west Primorie in 1996-2010: results of TIGIS discuss
Satellite data - another tool to make government transparent discuss
Working with Ozi Explorer rasters in QGIS discuss

8-Aug-2011

Articles

Generalized data on administrative division of Russia discuss
Classification of raster data using DTclassifier in QGIS discuss
Getting raster values at points using GDAL/OGR discuss
GeoKettle.First steps discuss
Simplest method to get number of pixels of certain color discuss
Thermal anomalies data MOD14: how to get discuss

5-Jul-2011

Articles

Running MOD14 algorithm and data extraction discuss
Compilation of MOD14_SPA under Windows and Linux discuss
Getting free Landsat TM,ETM+ image via Glovis discuss
How to stack and vizualize Landsat image from separate bands in QGIS discuss
How to find and create a point with known coordinates in QGIS discuss
Getting started with Polymaps discuss
Recalculating coordinates between coordinate systems with PHOTOMOD GeoCalculator discuss

Projects

New source of free ASTER data discuss
OpenStreetMap data in XML and PBF formats discuss

Documentation

Russian fire monitoring papers database discuss

5-Jun-2011

Articles

Creating Python script for GRASS GIS discuss
Building TinyOWS with Visual C++ Express Edition 2008 and OSGeo4W discuss
Complex symbology in QGIS: "lock" discuss
Creating a package for OSGeo4W discuss
Getting started with openModeller discuss

Documentation

PyQGIS cookbook translation discuss

6-May-2011

Articles

Compiling QGIS with debug in Visual C++ Express Edition 2008 or QtCreator discuss
Burned areas recognition using decision trees and OpenCV discuss
Interactive raster transparency management in QGIS discuss
Creating cloud shadow masks using remote sensing data in GRASS GIS discuss
Detection of burned areas of Russia in 2010: results of Greenpeace Russia discuss

3-Apr-2011

Articles

GeOOo: map of administrative regions of Russia in OpenOffice discuss
Thermal anomalies data MOD14A1: description and sources discuss
Burned areas data MCD45: description and sources discuss
How to import MOD14A1 data in shape-format discuss

21-Mar-2011

Articles

How to create and use user functions in PostGIS discuss
Adding layers list control in PyQGIS application discuss
Monitoring of natural fires using FIRMS discuss
Data delivery OWS services discuss

GIS-Lab

Russian GIS blogs aggregator discuss

23-Feb-2011

Articles

WMS servers and data querying discuss
Polygon clipping and coordinates capture with AGETools in ArcGIS discuss
Neural networks analysis in GRASS GIS and R discuss

Projects

Russian administrative units data based on OpenStreetMap discuss

Documentation

Statistical data analysis in R discuss

28-Jan-2011

Articles

Raster algebra in QGIS using RasterCalc discuss in forum
Installing Easy Trace 7.99 PRO FREE under Linux discuss in forum
Layerstacking multispectral data in Image Media Center Viewer discuss in forum
Classification of raster data using decision trees and R discuss in forum
Finding shortest route using Road graph plugin for QGIS discuss in forum
CSWClient for QGIS discuss in forum
Converting user maps from Yandex.Мои Карты in shape-format discuss in forum

Documentation

Environmental mapping using satellite data discuss in forum
Feasibility study on the use of medium resolution data discuss in forum
Introduction to Probability and Statistics Using R discuss in forum
The Geospatial Revolution Project discuss in forum
Russian QGIS 1.6.0 manual discuss in forum
Russian GeoJSON specification discuss in forum
Zarutskaya I.P. Mapping topography on hypsometric maps discuss in forum

14-Oct-2010

Articles

Importing GIS-LAB spectral library in ENVI discuss
Spectral libraries - data sources on spectra discuss
Remote sensing data classification using support vectors machines and imageSVM discuss
Data analysis using GRASS GIS and R discuss

Projects

Natural objects spectra database discuss

13-Sep-2010

Articles

Replacing raster values with GDAL/Numpy discuss in forum
Ready-to-use QGIS projects on OSM for countries and regions discuss in forum
Basic strategies for preparation of 3D cities models discuss in forum
Create and use raster maps on PDA using MapTiler and GpsVP discuss in forum

13-Jun-2010

Articles

Changing encoding of DBF file discuss in forum
Converting from Shape format to OSM XML with field mapping using ogr2osm discuss in forum
Official OKATO classifier discuss in forum
Processing geodata using Python and ArcGIS discuss in forum
Raster operation in QGIS using GdalTools discuss in forum

Projects

Change in OSM statistics by regions discuss in forum

9-May-2010

Articles

Working with raster data using GDAL and Python discuss in forum
Working with vector data using OGR and Python discuss in forum
Using GetFeatureInfo queries for MapServer-based WMS servicediscuss in forum
Searching mapfeatures in OpenLayers discuss in forum
First steps in GRASS using its graphic user interface discuss in forum
Creating Landsat metadata catalog from Glovis data discuss in forum

27-Mar-2010

Articles

Import VMap1 data with Mapinfo discuss in forum
Simplify linear objects with DPSimplify for QGIS discuss in forum
Create world-files for raster tiles mosaic discuss in forum
Landsat/ETM+ 2000 data as mosaics discuss in forum
Meteorological stations data source for Russia discuss in forum
Blue Marble Next Generation data discuss in forum

7-Feb-2010

Articles

Opensource desktop GIS: current situation discuss in forum
Converting dbf to csv discuss in forum
Error matrix and calculation of thematic maps accuracy measures discuss in forum
Geographic referencing in QGIS: case study of georeferencing using nomenclature grid discuss in forum
Create point layer from text in QGIS discuss in forum

22-Nov-2009

Projects

Daily OpenStreetMap updates for regions of Russia in shape format and OSM XML discuss in forum
Geosample: Open geodata dataset for different GIS software discuss in forum

Articles

Osmosis performance in clipping regions of Russia discuss in forum
POLY-files and their creation using QGIS discuss in forum

Elevation in SAGA GIS: Conquering Saint-Helens discuss in forum
Servlets and Tomcat discuss in forum

15-Oct-2009

Articles

Выделение растровых контуров объектов в GRASS discuss in forum
Geolink in Mapinfo discuss in forum
Editing OpenStreetMap data with JOSM discuss in forum
Global Biodiversity Information Facility – GBIF. Intro. discuss in forum

Projects

Where are topological errors in OpenStreetMap? discuss in forum

Documents

OpenGIS® Implementation Specification for Geographic information - Simple feature access discuss in forum

24-Sep-2009

Articles

Working with styles in GeoServer/GeoExt Styler discuss in forum
Converting polygon shape-files in Arcinfo coverages with cleaning topological errors discuss in forum
Organizational and legislative basis for creating maps for open publication in digital (including Internet) and hard copies discuss in forum
Building QGIS using Visual C++ Express Edition 2008 and OSGeo4W components discuss in forum
Using Levenshtein metric for text analogs search discuss in forum
Obtaining field statistics using Statist/QGIS discuss in forum

23-Aug-2009

Articles

SUAS MapServer overview discuss in forum
Building PostgreSQL + PostGIS + WKT Raster under Windows discuss in forum
Building GDAL using Visual C++ Express Edition 2008 discuss in forum
Coordinate systems transformations - parameters sets discuss in forum
Converting data from .csv to .shp and back using OGR discuss in forum

28-Jul-2009

Articles

Install and set up of GeoWebCache discuss in forum
Install and set up of GeoJazzy WMSTileCache discuss in forum
General description of ASTER GDEM discuss in forum
WIST for remote sensing data selection and aqcuisition discuss in forum
Prepare GPSBabel and JOSM before starting with OSM discuss in forum

27-May-2009

Articles

Examples of using ogr2ogrdiscuss in forum
GeoNames database overview discuss in forum
GNS database overview discuss in forum
MapWindow GIS overview discuss in forum
Regression normalization of remote sensing data using R discuss in forum
Creating stereo DEMs using stereo-pairs in ERDAS IMAGINE discuss in forum
Russian-language database on settlements based on VMap0 discuss in forum

13-Apr-2009

Articles

Install QGIS/GRASS using OSGeo4W discuss
PostGIS - access regulation on objects level discuss
Adding attributes from polygons to point shape-file in ArcGIS discuss
Real estate cadaster - source of populated places names discuss
Ezhiki v tumane discuss

Projects

VMap0 populated places translation discuss

Documentation

gvSIG 1.1 User's manual in Russian discuss

19-Feb-2009

Articles

Ways to visualize geodata using OpenLayers discuss
Exporting HDF and HDF-EOS data using hdp discuss
Developing simple python plugin for QGIS discuss
How to create and work with plugin repository in QGIS discuss
Automatic update of QGIS repository via SVN discuss
Batch merging shapefiles with MergeShapes/OGR discuss
Feature Data Objects - toolkit for accessing geodata discuss

11-Jan-2009

Articles

Tile scheme for MODIS products level 2G, 3, and 4 discuss
Batch processing of ETM+ data using Layerstack/ERDAS discuss
Affine transformations - math discuss
VMap1 - getting data discuss
Using WMS MapServer in Google Maps discuss

Documentation

MapServer 5.x tutorial translation discuss

8-Dec-2008

Articles

Opening features from QGIS to Google Maps/Earth discuss
Create .NET application using GDAL/OGR: loading layer discuss
Visualizing PostGIS data in MapServer discuss
Find distances to 10 nearest points in Arcview GIS discuss
Role of PostGIS/PostreSQL among spatial RDMS discuss
Export mif/mid to PostgreSQL/PostGIS discuss

3 ноября 2008

Articles

Installing PostgreSQL/PostGIS for Windows
Hardware selection and start working with ArcPad
Connecting to MS Access from ArcGIS 9.x
PostGIS for beginners
Installing QGIS for Linux

Documentation

GeoServer i18n completed

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