Cleaning data is your friend

Posted 3 months ago

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In a perfect world, a geospatial project would be provided with data that requires no additional cleaning. You could start mapping or executing an analysis from the get-go with the initial data, saving a lot of time, energy, and brain power. The above scenario is rarely the case, as most GIS practitioners know. It is […]

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Readability

Posted 8 months ago

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Something I’ve always struggled with, going back to when I was getting my Bachelors in Computer Science, was balancing elegance and readability when writing code. There’s something deeply satisfying, to me at least, in condensing 30 lines down to 3. Or eliminating it altogether! During my first coop term, in a story for another day, […]

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ECCE App challenge 2019!

Posted 3 years ago

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Hello Everyone! What a whirlwind week that was, with next week promising much of the same as I am attending the Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs. I participated in the App Challenge as a part of team GeoPanda – one of three teams representing COGS in the challenge this year. Along with fellow ECCE […]

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GIS Beyond Earth

Posted 3 years ago

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When we think about GIS in our everyday lives, we typically consider the ways it benefits us here on Earth. From mapping natural disasters to planning the intricate details of new urban areas, GIS has transformed the way we use and visualize spatial data. However, unbeknownst to many of us, GIS has many applications in a […]

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Collector for ArcGIS vs. Classic

Posted 3 years ago

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Collector for ArcGIS is a convenient way to integrate geographic data collection with your existing ArcGIS platforms. This mobile application works with ArcGIS Online to remotely collect and add data to an existing map in real-time. But with the release of the new Collector app (still in beta for Android users), GIS enthusiasts all over […]

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