Tag: Data Management

World Back Up Day

Don’t be an April Fool.
Be prepared. Back up your files on March 31st.

Exploring your Study Area

Sometimes, you just need to see your research area to help get a handle on what you are doing. There are a number of online tools that can help you get an overview of your site, here are some to get you started…

SALtech – March 2017

The first SALtech session for 2017 is happening tomorrow!
Fieldwork Planning for Data Analysis
12pm in Map Collection Room (41.G03A) – RSVP form in the post

Share Drive Migration

Project share migrations are being done – please contact SAL Tech Staff if you will need access to your project share overnight over the next few weeks…

Sharing a Shapefile

How to share a shapefile with your colleagues 🙂

GDA2020 is coming!

Australia is modernising its datum in two stages over the next few years and stage one starts next month. Wait! What?!? Why? I hear you ask with gasps of horror. Well, it is necessary for a couple of reasons. The GDA94 datum does not…

Scratch Space Reminder

This is a gentle reminder that the local drives (which includes the desktop!) of the machines in SAL are ScRAtcH SPaCe. And if reading those words wasn’t the visual equivalent of nails down a chalkboard, I am going to have to try harder next…

saltech02 – webservices & Basemaps in ArcGIS

Next week in Session Two (Tuesday 19th July) we have Webservices and Basemaps up for discussion. Having data immediately available in ArcMap when you want it is definitely a ‘very good thing‘. However, it can pose some hidden traps for longer research projects if…