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Towards gvSIG 2.5. New improved image viewer

Among the many novelties that the next gvSIG Desktop version brings, there are some of them that, without having the functional impact of others such as the report designer or the topology framework, provide a considerable functional improvement. This is … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.5. Plugin to convert a 2D vector layer to 3D from a DEM

A new plugin that allows to convert a 2D vector layer (SHP format) to 3D from a DEM located at the same area has been released to be installed on gvSIG. The plugin will be available for the final gvSIG … Continue reading

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The 4th gvSIG Festival is coming

For the fourth year running we launch the 4th gvSIG Festival, the online conference in which anyone in the world with an Internet connection can attend or participate as a speaker. The event will be held in March 27th and … Continue reading

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Graphical output of an archaeological project: Layouts. GIS applied to Archeology

We have reached the end of the course about GIS for Archaeologists, where you are going to learn to create a Layout with the different cartographic elements such as scale, north, legend … For this you will start from a … Continue reading

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Hydrological analysis to locate archaeological material or sites. GIS applied to Archeology

At this penultimate module of the course about GIS for Archaeologists, you will see how to perform hydrological analysis from a Digital Elevation Model (DEM), that will be able to help to locate archaeological material.

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Territorial analysis of archaeological sites: Raster geoprocessing and Digital Elevation Models. GIS applied to Archeology

We are now reaching the end of the course about GIS applied to Archaeology. At this module you will learn to apply raster geoprocesses and use Digital Elevation Models to perform the territorial analysis of archaeological sites. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Working with historical maps: Georeferencing images. GIS applied to archaeology

A new module of the free course about GIS for archaeologists is now available, and we are now halfway through the course. At this module we will see how we can use Geographic Information Systems to georeference historical maps, so … Continue reading

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Analysis of prospection results: Vector geoprocessing. GIS applied to Archaeology

A new module of the free GIS course applied to Archeology is now available. With this module we are already starting to explore some of the advanced tools of Geographic Information Systems. We will see how to apply vector geoprocesses … Continue reading

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Digitalizing prospection areas. GIS applied to Archeology

We publish the second module (of seven) of the free ‘GIS applied to archaeology’ course, where you will learn to create geographic information through the editing tools offered by the open source software called ‘gvSIG Desktop’. We will start by … Continue reading

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Free Course: GIS for Archaeologists

In recent years, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have radically evolved the way in which spatial data are collected, analyzed and interpreted. Because of their characteristics, GIS have become useful applications for archaeologists. The appearance of gvSIG, with a complete suite … Continue reading

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