Archive for the ‘QGIS’ Category

Excerpts from the Book

To give you a view into the book, we have added a couple of excerpts. These are available from the Excerpts page: Chapter 13, Using Command Line Tools Creating maps with GMT Chapter 15, GIS Scripting Writing a QGIS Python Plugin

February 5, 2012 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Book, GMT, QGIS

The Proof is in Hand

The proof copy of The Geospatial Desktop has arrived and is being reviewed. It shouldn’t be long now before the book is available on Amazon. If you want to be notified when the book is available, use the Contact form to provide your email address. We’ll notify you when we have a firm date for [...]

January 18, 2012 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Book, GDAL, GMT, OGR, QGIS

The Volcano and the Buffer

Here in Alaska we have over 130 volcanoes with more than 50 being active in about the last 250 years. Presently Mt. Redoubt is in an eruptive phase and has been since March 22. Ash from the volcano has fallen in a number of communities and areas throughout the state. A couple of weeks or [...]

April 27, 2009 · admin · No Comments
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Creating a Standalone GIS Application

In this example we are going to begin to build a standalone GIS application using Python and the QGIS libraries. We’ll start simple by creating an application to load and display a shapefile. In later posts we’ll enhance the application to provide some map tools and other features.

February 7, 2009 · admin · 2 Comments
Tags: , ,  · Posted in: Apps, QGIS