Learn how to develop your own HTML5 GPS data collection applications that work like a native app on your mobile device. While there are many canned options available for mobile data collection that may meet your needs, there are also many times when it may make sense to develop your own for the following reasons. Continue reading “New Course: Mobile GIS data collection apps”
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”