GIS Specialization, Coursera

Geospatial and Environmental Analysis GIS Data Formats, Design and Quality Part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization Provider: Coursera (University of California, Davis) Tutors: Nick Santos I have already wrote here about my reservations on the MOOCs provided by Coursera. However, a few weeks after my last assignment in South Sudan, I decided to …

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GPS in humanitarian settings

As I had the chance to note in another post, consideration of the spatial dimension is often forgotten in aid work, and a whole set of tools and approaches are still not known by many practicioners. I happened to see drafts of settlement plans sketched not with a GIS program nor with AutoCad but with …

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A map of Svaneti

If you haven’t gone to Georgia, please do so. It is a country of great landscapes, interesting history, excellent food and great hospitable people. When we arrived, at the passport control we were greeted with a small bottle of Georgian wine, just to give you an idea (that was 2015, not sure if they do …

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