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About Catalin Cimpianu

Currently PhD Student - Remote Sensing and GIS applied in hydrology, BSc in Geography and MSc in Geomatics at "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University from Iasi, Romania. Experience in using different geospatial software products (ENVI, ArcGIS, QGIS), data collection, spatial analysis, manipulation of geographical information, map creation.
22 02, 2018

QGIS 3.0 will be released tomorrow 23.02.2018

By | February 22nd, 2018|BLOG|0 Comments

23.02.2018 it is a big day for all QGIS users. After a long wait QGIS 3.0 will be finally released. According to QGIS Road Map the new version will be launched tomorrow. Its really a big thing if we take into consideration that there has not been any major releases since 2013 when version 2.o came [...]

21 02, 2018

How to download and install PostGIS via OpenGeo Suite

By | February 21st, 2018|BLOG|0 Comments

OpenGeo Suite is a full geospatial software stack that helps you compose, style, publish, and manage maps and data with ease. You can get PostGIS/PostgreSQL and other web GIS utilities in a single and fast installation using the OpenGeo Suite package installer. If you do not want all OpenGeo Suite capabilities and software that come along [...]

6 02, 2018

EO Browser a web tool for Earth observations

By | February 6th, 2018|BLOG|5 Comments

Sinergise EO Browser is a free spatial data visualization tool which allows users to search and study a vast amount of satellite imagery. It brings together products like Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3, ESA’s archive of Landsat 5, 7 and 8, global coverage of Landsat 8, and Proba-V. All of these can be found in the same place, providing a full resolution [...]

1 02, 2018

Use ArcGIS tools for 3D mapping – How to fill space between layers?

By | February 1st, 2018|BLOG|0 Comments

If you have two raster’s (digital elevation models) of the same area but they are displaying the area in two different moments of time, it is possible to fill up the space between them and obtain valuable data about the differences that occurred in time or due to an anthropic activity, for example a mining [...]

22 01, 2018

Simple methodology for water data extraction using QGIS and Sentinel 2 images

By | January 22nd, 2018|BLOG|0 Comments

Sentinel-2 satellite data proved to be a reliable source of information regarding the monitoring of Earth features and phenomena’s. With a 10 m geometric resolution is the best optical satellite data available free of charge. The temporal resolution is also performing well, the satellites in the Sentinel-2 constellation provide a revisit time of 5 days. [...]

8 01, 2018

Delineate snow using Normalized Difference Snow Index, Sentinel 2 and QGIS

By | January 8th, 2018|BLOG|2 Comments

The Sentinel-2 mission is a land monitoring constellation of two satellites that provide high resolution optical imagery and provide continuity for the current SPOT and Landsat missions. Sentinel-2 satellite data is provided in multiple levels and stages of processing, from raw data to already TOA, geometric and radiometric calibration (Level-0, Level-1A, Level-1B and Level-1C). SENTINEL-2 [...]

5 01, 2018

New 3D capabilities with QGIS 3.0 (QGIS 2.99 development release)

By | January 5th, 2018|BLOG|0 Comments

There is a lot of enthusiasm and excitement about the new QGIS 3.0 release. The project is under way and the GIS community is waiting for its release. The upgrade from version 2 to version 3 is anticipated to bring countless new features and capabilities. It is expected to improve the current QGIS functionality and [...]

12 12, 2017

Import ArcMap documents in ArcGIS Pro

By | December 12th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

If you’re a longtime ArcMap user, you naturally want to know whether you can bring your work into ArcGIS Pro, the latest evolution of ArcGIS Desktop software. The answer is yes! In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to import a map document from ArcMap, and evaluate the results. For example, we have an .mxd file, [...]

23 10, 2017

Mapping floods using open source data and software

By | October 23rd, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Over the last decades, the world of free and open source geo-spatial data and software, has experienced a rapid growth. The concept gained value among professionals from different fields of work, due to its availability and interdisciplinarity. Mapping and understanding the features of the earth became easier. Natural disasters like floods are happening worldwide. Due to [...]

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