Tag: planning

TOL Computer Refresh

The computer refresh is about to begin in the Toni O’Neill Spatial Research Lab. If you have any data stored on the hard drives of ANY of the TOL computers that are NOT backed up somewhere go and make a backup. The hard drives…

SALtech: February 2018

The first SALtech session for 2018 is this Wednesday, starting 12.30: Fieldwork Planning for Data Analysis.
Please RSVP on the blog.

2018 Scheduled Maintenance Dates

The Scheduled IT Maintenance Dates are out – it is always worth knowing when they are, or at least where to check them so you don’t get caught trying to work with systems that are not available for a brief period so they are there all the rest of the time!

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: GISc Model Development

Think, Plan, Act (puzzle pieces)

GISc Model Development Discussion tomorrow in the SALtech Session – starting at 11am in the Map Library.
No computers or software allowed 😉

GPS Trip Planning

If you are going out into the field and have enough flexibility in your planning to factor in getting the best possible satellite coverage for your GPS data collection, the Trimble GNSS Planning Online tool is definitely worth checking out.

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

ArcGIS upgrade for 2017

The standard ArcGIS version from 2017 will be ArcGIS 10.4.1. Read the post to find out more about how the upgrade of existing installations will be handled 🙂

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…

Field Work Planning – Have you done yours?

It can be kind of liberating to get out into the field early in a new research project. Without a sampling strategy and data collection plan though, you are probably wasting your limited research money 😦 Fortunately, there are heaps of ways to get…