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Type in the TN NG911 Database

Type in the TN NG911 Database

THE PLAN.....there was a plan. Oh yes - the plan is to make editing and creating data in TN for the 911 addressing system to be as easy as possible. Menus and Triggers abound and now as two counties are using this with a third on the horizon - HOW do I make this...

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Photos in Mergin Maps

Photos in Mergin Maps

Not that this is new - Mergin has been doing this for a bit BUT I finally had the chance to sit down and use it. I have a client taking pics of houses to feed into the 911 dispatch system. Granted - not easy, not fun, and not his idea but he walked into this and has...

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NDVI in GRASS GIS

NDVI in GRASS GIS

"Hey you've been on a NDVI kick as of late!". Technically I've been on a learning kick as of late. When I get burned out I tend to float back to the thing that gives me some comfort and that's numbers and mapping etc. This morning (being a Holiday weekend) I decided...

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Fixing a problem

Yesterday was wild. Flash back to 6 years ago and I transferred a ESRI Process over to QGIS/PostGIS and it happened to be a 911 addressing database. As I was walking out the door, the client said "So how do we deliver the data to the state" and through a bunch of...

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Model Designer Class June 25th 2024

Model Designer Class June 25th 2024

June 25th Location: Virtual Cost: $150 Time: 12pm to 4pm EST Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qgis-model-designer-tickets-906763111877 The Model Designer Class makes a re-appearance after a tuneup. What is it? This 4 hour class will cover building Processing Models...

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Conda and QGIS Part 2

Conda and QGIS Part 2

Coming back from Yellowstone has left me slightly adrift. I missed a meeting yesterday as I keep forgetting to add things to my calendar. So the last time I mentioned Conda was like 2018 and the whole point to the Article was "I can now have two versions of QGIS...

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Calculating NDVI in QGIS

Calculating NDVI in QGIS

Titling these articles is getting more difficult. I almost called this my "Getting my Junior Forestry Badge" because that's what I told one client the other day as I confidently misidentified another tree on a walk. A forestry person I am not - but I've gotten pretty...

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MAGIP and TNGIC in 2024

MAGIP and TNGIC in 2024

I just came off two conferences with one being in Montana and one being in Tennessee. Both Geo related. It was my first time attending the MAGIP conference. Not that you need a long overly drawn out review of both - here are some of the highlights: TNGIC was fun. It...

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QGIS and LIDAR and Forestry Part 2

At the TNGIC conference I did a workshop on LIDAR and QGIS. I was completely blasted out by ESRI's Avenue for the Web class but I had a few souls come in and take a look at it. I finished it off with "I don't use LIDAR that much". Well.....I'm finally using it. It...

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TNGIC 2024

TNGIC 2024

So - if you're coming to the 2024 TNGIC (TN Geographic Information Council) meeting (April 9-11 2024) to talk about how no one understands what you do......I'm doing a workshop. What workshop? It's a new workshop. QGIS and LIDAR data. As to what I do with the class...

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iNaturalist and QGIS

I am probably the worst for being able to properly name "things". There are big trees and little trees. There are the annoying bugs and the not so annoying bugs. There are ducks, birds, bigger birds, and the birds that hang out at my bird feeder. As much time as I...

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Mergin Maps and DB Sync

Mergin Maps and DB Sync

I don't know if I would label this exercise as fun but I've learned alot. I don't do a ton of data collection these days. At one time a few years ago I was out in the field with Fulcrum, a laptop, and sketchy internet for days at a time. These days I'm hardly ever...

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