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  1. Help with GIS and Applied Ecology

    The first thing (I think) should be to find the methodologies used for the maps you have, and the people who made them. If someone have already identified the spatial distribution, then your work should start on top of theirs. I have seen GPS-based tracking of wildlife (resident wild birds) to research their behavioral pattern. The research was possible because the particular species usually roam in groups/ herds, so we used small GPS trackers for one of them which sends coordinates in a remote server. The coordinates are later used to plot data over Google Map to see their feeding area.
  2. Myths and Misconceptions about remote sensing

    The links have changed over these years. Please consider this link.
  3. gis research

    Very generic question. Just like usual, there are not fixed rule. 'climate change' and 'population hazards' are likely to become a more of a political term (as it usually does, when we can't solve problems any more we start blaming others). These two terms are earning more for politicians now-a-days. We should get used to of this. a more recent and obvious field for researchers could be 'criminology' driven by 'social insecurity'. More and more people are becoming restless, domestic crimes are increasing, and a lot of policy makers don't know why. It could be a something in between 'behavioral' and 'natural science'. We haven't tried any technology for this field yet. with the rise of AI, big industries are replacing their labors with machines. The Asian countries already realize this and will soon start building their own skills. smartphone and tablet based decision support system are likely to see a new era. It is probably the fastest way to on-board a good number of people and communicate within different social and age-groups. I am currently working in a similar field and the scope is likely to widen in the coming days. with increasing number of hand-held devices, the pattern of internet use and communication has also chanced. Cloud-based data infrastructure and computing are getting popularity. JavaScript and HTML are building consumer brands - softwares and apps. Asynchronous data sharing and communication are getting part of our life, (ie. Twitter and Facebooks). This also leads to a new problem, fast transmission is spreading flawed and dangerous information. We haven't tried adding locational (in situ) information to justify them beforehand. there will be a good number of innovative Location Based Services in the coming days. AR and VR based technologies are likely to come out of the 'entertainment industries' soon. we already know that the number of free source satellite imageries will increase in the coming days. Open-source tools and libraries will become abundant, so does the opportunity to use these and build GIS-based tools which doesn't need expert hand. Almost all good universities of the world are currently studying GIS and RS. By the end of the next decade, almost all small and big organization will have at least one desk for their 'GIS analyst'.
  4. I see this answer didn't worked for you https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/250784/splitting-a-line-shapefile-into-segments-of-equal-length-in-python Then try spacing the points at specified distance and then split the line https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/63201/how-to-create-points-in-a-specified-distance-along-the-line-in-qgis https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/57171/how-to-split-line-at-a-specified-distance-and-getting-coordinates-of-start-and-e https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/203048/split-lines-at-points-using-shapely https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/210220/break-a-shapely-linestring-at-multiple-points
  5. Ultimate image sharing with work group?

    Torrents?
  6. Intel announced a new family of “Core X” desktop processors at Computex yesterday, offering even more powerful versions of its existing Core i5 and Core i7 models, along with a new, top-of-the-line Core i9 line for those who want even more firepower. Last year at Computex, Intel unveiled its first 10-core consumer CPU, the company's move into the world of a "megatasking." It was a pricey chip, launching at around $1,700, but it satisfied users who needed to juggle several intensive tasks at once. Now, Intel is upping the ante with a new family of processors for enthusiasts, the Core X-series, and it's anchored by the company's first 18-core CPU, the i9-7980XE. Priced at $1,999, the 7980XE is clearly not a chip you'll see in an average desktop. Instead, it's more of a statement from Intel. It beats out AMD's 16-core Threadripper CPU, which was slated to be that company's most powerful consumer processor for 2017. And it gives Intel yet another way to satisfy the demands of power-hungry users who might want to do things like play games in 4K while broadcasting them in HD over Twitch. And, as if its massive core count wasn't enough, the i9-7980XE is also the first Intel consumer chip that packs in over a teraflop's worth of computing power. If 18 cores is a bit too rich for you, Intel also has other Core i9 Extreme Edition chips in 10-, 12-, 14- and 16-core variants. Perhaps the best news for hardware geeks: The 10 core i9-7900X will retail for $999, a significant discount from last year's version. All of the i9 chips feature base clock speeds of 3.3GHz, reaching up to 4.3GHz dual-core speeds with Turbo Boost 2.0 and 4.5GHz with Turbo Boost 3.0. And speaking of Turbo Boost 3.0, its performance has also been improved in the new Extreme Edition chips to increase both single and dual-core speeds. Rounding out the X-Series family are the quad-core i5-7640X and i7 models in 4-, 6- and 8-core models. While it might all seem like overkill, Intel says its Core i9 lineup was driven by the surprising demand for last year's 10-core chip. "Broadwell-E was kind of an experiment," an Intel spokesperson told Engadget. "It sold ... proving that our enthusiast community will go after the best of the best... Yes, we're adding higher core count, but we're also introducing lower core counts. Scalability on both ends are what we went after." As you can imagine, stuffing more cores into a processor leads to some significant heat issues. For that reason, Intel developed its own liquid cooling solution, which will work across these new chips, as well as some previous generations. All of the new Core i9 processors, along with the 6- and 8-core i7 chips, feature scorching hot 140W thermal design points (TDPs), the maximum amount of power that they'll draw. That's the same as last year's 10-core CPU, but it's still well above the 91W TDP from Intel's more affordable i7-7700K. Over the past few years, Intel's laptop chips have been far more interesting than its desktop CPUs. Partially, that's because the rise of ultraportables and convertible laptops have shifted its focus away from delivering as much computing power as possible, to offering a reasonable amount of processing power efficiently. The new Core i9 X-series processors might not be feasible for most consumers, but for the hardware geeks who treat their rigs like hot rods, they're a dream come true. Source - Engadget, The Verge
  7. Try Mapbox. Mapbox will let you build your map from scratch and manage the resources at your will. Mapbox is not free, for that you'll need something like Mapserver.
  8. Visual Studio for Mac

    The full version of community, pro and essential is now available.
  9. You have to identify 4 more points from the xy location. Just set a fixed euclidean distance from that point and draw four other point who have same distance from their neighbors. The distance should not exceed the image size. Than let the program identify their xy locations. More ideas are here - Georeferencing aerial photos when only centroid is known using ArcGIS for Desktop or ERDAS Imagine? I think you cannot do it with elevation.
  10. This is the new Google Earth

    No news yet..
  11. NASA updated their photo archive

    NASA launched an updated image and video library website with their entire archive at the fingertip. The new website does not need you to enter which archive you want to browse, is it Cassiny, or Hubble, or JPL. Check this out. Full resolution version of the image above
  12. GIS Virtual Machines

    Vagrant boxes are publicly available VMs, like Homestead. If you are sharing a proprietary VM, I wouldn't recommend this.
  13. GIS Virtual Machines

    Thanks in advance. I would recommend creating a lightweight and headless vagrant box, there are no good box currently available like this. Lubuntu might me a better option.
  14. Windows 10 Creators update

    MS says it could be an incompatibility issue.
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