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Geographic Information System

Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) in Smart Cities

Pillars of Smart City

Why make our traditional cities “Smart” Cities are spatial, cultural, social , economic, political, legal, democratic and ecological system. Spatial System can be studied from land use and urban networks and services. Cities have abilities to uplift any nation, converting cities to smarter cities makes smarter nations by planning, management, governance and development systems. At

Online GIS degree

Online GIS Degree

Why consider a degree in GIS? If you are familiar with the GIS or Geographic Information System then you might think of undertaking an online GIS degree or certification in GIS. This is most probably because of the vast and hidden potential which GIS offers today. Recent growth in the need to deal with data

Bhuvan (satellite image service) by ISRO

Bhuvan by ISRO

What is Bhuvan? Bhuvan is a satellite image service  like Google Earth, Bing Maps etc launched in India by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation). It will include a number of specific features for India. It is a tool for online GIS services and uploading of output GIS products. Bhuvan (means Earth in Sanskrit) is a

Remote Sensing – Types and how it works

Remote Sensing

What is remote sensing Remote sensing is the method of  acquiring information about an object or phenomenon without making physical contact with the object and thus opposite to in situ observation. In day to day use, the term generally refers to the use of aerial sensor technologies to detect and classify objects on Earth (on the surface, atmosphere and oceans) by

GIS Software

GIS Software

What is a GIS Software ? Geographic Information System software or GIS Softwares are computer-based tools for mapping and analyzing things that exist and events that occur on earth surface. —It is capable of capturing, storing, analyzing and displaying geographically referenced information. Which GIS Software to choose ? Various gis softwares are available in industry. Every GIS