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Learn GIS with free online courses and open source

Geography is increasingly being recognised as a critically important element of data. Reality is expressed on the territory. Tools that allow us to manage the territory will allow us to manage the reality. “A geographic information system (GIS) is a … Continue reading

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GIS audiovisual course audiovisual with Game of Thrones cartography

Some days ago we launched an idea: what if we celebrate the broadcast of the Game of Thrones final season with a GIS course? The enthusiastic response that we obtained in social networks has encouraged us to record a new … Continue reading

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Free course about Geographic Information Systems applied to archaeology: Certification and links to the complete course

The certification of the course about Geographic Information Systems applied to archaeology is now available (this course is also available in Spanish). This certification starts after publishing the seven modules that form the course, but it will continue open continuously, … 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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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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Learn GIS for free. Module 2: Working with Views

We continue with the second module of the free GIS course, where we are going to show you how to work with Views. Through four video-tutorials you will be able to learn to load all type of geographic information in … Continue reading

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