The Data Plotly plugin is new for QGIS 3.0. It allows you to explore your GIS data visually right in QGIS. I’ve had a few days to play with it and I am quite impressed. It seems very quick, very stable, well-documented, and easy to use. I think it is a very useful addition to QGIS. I give it 5 stars. Continue reading “Visualize your data in QGIS 3.0 with the Data Plotly plugin”
QGIS 3.0 is scheduled to be released on Dec 8, 2017. There has been a lot of buzz about its 3D capabilities. The following video illustrates some of its capabilities, although I was not able to test everything for reasons that will be explained later. Continue reading “Exploring the 3D viewer in QGIS 3.0”
A few months ago I saw an announcement posted to a GIS user group that I subscribe to. They were looking for someone to spend a month volunteering in Guinea, West Africa to teach a course on soil mapping with GIS and GPS. I am not a soil scientist by any means but I have worked with GIS and GPS for 25 years, mostly in the environmental consulting field and have picked up a bit of knowledge of soils through my work.
For the past several years I have been trying to find a way to use my knowledge of GIS and GPS to provide more benefit to conservation and humanitarian causes in the developing world. I had also recently moved to Mexico to get married and for once was not limited by vacation days, so I decided to answer the call. Continue reading “MapIt. GPS data collection for Android”