Tag: Spatial Data

Aerial Photos are not Maps.

Why aerial photo are not maps and dipping a toe into the differences between ortho- and geo- rectification.

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…

Recently in SAL…

The end of January saw an increasing influx of staff and students return from their summer fieldwork and holidays, so its been a bit quiet on the blog but very busy in SAL! Most notably over the last couple of weeks we have: Taken…

Why Cite Spatial Data?

Like any resource that you use in your research, you need to cite the sources of spatial data too. Creating, maintaining, and making spatial data available for others is a resource intensive activity – as I am sure you have realised if you’ve ever…