The datums of Australia and New Zealand have become outdated. Here’s what OCAD users need to know.
How easy it is getting ELVIS LiDAR data into OCAD
ELVIS delivers 1m, 5m, 25m contours – free! ELVIS is Geoscience Australia’s new elevation information system. It is free, licenced under Creative Commons and makes public LiDAR data very accessible. Thank you to Russell Rigby, mapping convenor ONSW who made me aware of ELVIS. The LiDAR data available is; SRTM-derived 1 Second Digital Elevation Models […]
Curious about spatial computing? Or more than curious? This course from the University of Minnesota via Coursera delves into spatial computing for geographic information systems (GIS). Now that might seem heavy going but the course caters for three different goals of participants; Curiosity – learn about one or two spatial concepts of interest to you […]
Maps and the Geospatial Revolution This free online course is back again. Learn how advances in geospatial technology and analytical methods have changed how we do everything, and discover how to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest tools. (more…)