Illustrations

This page contains all the figures and illustrations from The Geospatial Desktop

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3.1 – GIS functions


3.2 – Bird sightings: The bigger the dot, the more birds


3.3 – A 200-foot buffer around the lakes


4.1 – Some OSGIS applications in relation to class of user


5.1 – uDig Data Sources Dialog


5.2 – uDig displaying world borders


5.3 – Classifying countries by population


5.4 – Countries classified by population


5.5 – Viewing attributes in uDig


5.6 – QGIS with sample data loaded


5.7 – QGIS vector layer properties


5.8 – Nicely rendered world_borders layer


5.9 – QGIS continuous color renderer settings


5.10 – QGIS continuous color renderer results


5.11 – QGIS graduated renderer settings


5.12 – QGIS graduated renderer results


5.13 – Unique value renderer for birds


5.14 – Viewing birds by name


5.15 – QGIS unique renderer settings for a geologic map


5.16 – QGIS unique renderer result


5.17 – QGIS Identify results


5.18 – Attribute table for the cities layer


5.19 – Search Query Builder


5.20 – Attribute action enabled in QGIS


6.1 – Montana topographic map in QGIS


6.2 – NASA world mosaic viewed in QGIS


6.3 – QGIS raster properties dialog box


6.4 – Semitransparent digital elevation model draped over a DRG


6.5 – QGIS raster pyramids dialog box


6.6 – Grid of silver values


6.7 – Grid of silver values in pseudocolor


7.1 – Creating a new shapefile in QGIS


7.2 – QGIS with new layer ready to edit


7.3 – Entering attributes for a feature


7.4 – Results of digitizing lakes in QGIS


7.5 – Digitized Streams


7.6 – Problems with the digitized streams


7.7 – Digitized streams with corrections


9.1 – Loading shapefiles into PostGIS using SPIT


9.2 – Creating a new PostGIS connection in QGIS


9.3 – List of available PostGIS layers


9.4 – PostGIS query builder in QGIS


9.5 – PostGIS layers created with the query builder


9.6 – PostGIS connect dialog box in uDig


10.1 – Digitizing a plat


10.2 – The QGIS Delimited Text plugin


10.3 – Earthquakes rendered in QGIS by magnitude


10.4 – GPS plugin in QGIS


10.5 – Track and waypoint loaded from GPS unit


10.6 – Uploading to the GPS


10.7 – Georeferencing an image with QGIS


10.8 – Transformation Settings for Georeferencing an Image with QGIS


12.1 – Results of line-of-sight analysis in GRASS


12.2 – Raising sea level by 100 meters


12.3 – Hillshade with no exaggeration (left) and 4X exaggeration (right)


12.4 – Colored shaded relief map created with GRASS


12.5 – Merged GTOPO30 DEM


12.6 – Overlapping collars on DRGs


12.7 – Seamless display of clipped DRGs


12.8 – Rivers and the quadrangle for clipping


12.9 – Rivers clipped to a quadrangle boundary


13.1 – Hemisphere view of Earth created with GMT


13.2 – Globe centered on 180/65


13.3 – Alaska coastline generated with GMT


13.4 – Volcanoes plotted on a Robinson projection using GMT


13.5 – Alaska derived from the world mosaic


13.6 – Alaska mosaic warped to Alaska Albers projection


13.7 – VRT raster over the parcel shapefile


14.1 – The GRASS Plugin Toolbar


14.2 – Selecting a GRASS mapset in QGIS


14.3 – The GRASS tools in QGIS


14.4 – The GRASS Toolbox Ready to Run r.composite


14.5 – GRASS edit tools in QGIS


14.6 – Adding attributes to a GRASS feature


14.7 – Adding columns to the new GRASS map table


14.8 – Editing the attributes of an existing feature


14.9 – Completed city map with water wells


14.10 – GRASS browser in QGIS


14.11 – Buffer module ready to buffer eagle nest locations


14.12 – Buffered eagle nests created with GRASS and QGIS


14.13 – Roads buffered using GRASS in QGIS


14.14 – Result of each type of vector overlay operation


14.15 – Timber stands and stream buffers


14.16 – Eligible logging areas after vector subtraction


14.17 – Setting up to contour a DEM


14.18 – Result of contouring the DEM


14.19 – Mapcalc model for converting DEM from meters to feet


15.1 – Changing the window title with Python


15.2 – Installing the Plugin Builder


15.3 – Plugin Builder Ready to Generate the Zoom to Point Plugin


15.4 – Results of Generating the ZoomToPoint Plugin


15.5 – Plugin dialog box in Qt Designer


15.6 – ZoomToPoint plugin in use


15.7 – Volcanoes shapefile created with Python script


16.1 – Applications grouped by underlying programming language


18.1 – GRASS database selection/creation dialog box


18.2 – Choosing the WGS 84 projection for the GRASS location


18.3 – Default region settings for a WGS 84 world location


18.4 – GRASS start-up form


18.5 – GRASS location parameters


18.6 – GRASS location and mapset created and ready to use


18.7 – World mosaic in GRASS


18.8 – GRASS thematic map showing world population


18.9 – Adding a Column to a GRASS Vector Map


18.10 – Results of digitizing lakes in GRASS


19.1 – Metadata for the world_borders layer


19.2 – QGIS Geospatial Bookmarks dialog box


19.3 – QGIS Plugin Manager