Episodes Tagged "Data"

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2021 in Review and Awards in the Geosphere

Wrapping up the year with this bonus episode, where Iniobong Benson discusses the podcast's highlights for the year from an episode about being a geospatial engineer, mentoring, to state of the map Africa conference, as well as #recognitionawards in the #geosphere .

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Introducing the Digital Earth Africa platform

In this episode, we spoke to Dr Kenneth Mubea about Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) an operational platform, which provides analysis ready data (satellite data) to address sustainable development challenges and support decision making in the 54 countries in Africa

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Using Drones in Remote Sensing

Drones are becoming more available and are utilized for different operations, playing a big part in Remote Sensing efforts, including small and large scale mapping projects and they are also deployed for monitoring and disaster mapping, among other uses.

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Being a Geospatial Engineer

On this episode, Opeyemi spoke with Laura Mugeha - a Geospatial engineer about what it takes to be a geosaptial engineer, her journey and advice for those looking to start out as geospatial engineers.

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Using Geospatial Technology in Geohazard mapping saves lives

In this episode, we talked about climate change and how it contributes to geohazards around the world and how there is need for increase in the application of geospatial technology in the mapping, visualizing and identifying hazards and to contribute to early warning and risk management.

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Getting Started with OSGeoLive

OSGeoLive is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB thumb drive or Virtual Machine based on Lubuntu, that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything. It is composed entirely of free software, allowing it to be freely distributed, duplicated and passed around.

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Getting Started with Africa Geoportal

In this episode, Opeyemi, spoke to Pauline Okeyo, the Solution Engineer at ESRI Africa, who also supports the Africa Geoportal Project about Africa Geoportal and how you can start with it.

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GIS for Energy Needs Assessment

We almost can't talk about the move towards more sustainable supply and management of energy with mentioning the role that GIS plays in the process. In this episode, learn how GIS plays a part as Opeyemi had a chat with Akansha Saklani of the World Resources Institute (WRI).

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Geospatial Version Control with Kart

Kart provides distributed version-control for geospatial and tabular data. Kart stores geospatial and tabular data in Git, providing version control at the row and cell level, it also provides repository working copies as GIS databases and files, and allows edit to be done directly in common GIS software without plugins.

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State of the Map Africa - Bringing OSM Communities in Africa Together.

The State of the Map Africa (SotM Africa) is a bi-annual regional conference, powered by the OSM Africa communities, that celebrates the culture of open mapping, open data, GIS and its impact across Africa. In this episode, I spoke to Geoffrey Kateregga about the plan for this year's conference, the preparation and what to expect.

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Digital Mapping in the Humanitarian context with Janet Chapman (Crowd2Map)

Crowd2Map Tanzania is an entirely volunteer crowdsourced mapping project that has been mapping putting rural Tanzania on the OpenStreetMap since October 2015

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GIS In Business - AddisMap

Using GIS in business is not a new concept, however, in this episode Opeyemi hosted Alazar Tekle, a GIS Analyst and Deputy Manger at AddisMap - an interactive City Guide of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to talk about how his team used Open Source geospatial data to help but businesses on the map.

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Organizational Spotlight - Locana in Africa.

To wrap up the year, we have put together an organizational spotlight on Locana. Tune in to know more about their work fostering development in Africa.

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Revolutionizing Aerial Imagery: The Impact of Open Aerial Map

OpenAerialMap is an open service to provide access to a commons of openly licensed imagery and map layer services. Download or contribute imagery to the growing commons of openly licensed imagery.

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The intersection of GIS and SQL: How Spatial SQL is Changing the Game

Spatial SQL, also known as SQL for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), is a powerful tool for working with and analyzing geospatial data. In this podcast, we will explore the capabilities of Spatial SQL and how it can be used to unlock the power of geospatial data in a variety of fields and industries.

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Accelerating New Space with Affordable Satellite Systems - A Satellogic Story

Modern state-of-the-art satellite technology and sensing capabilities, enabling constant and consistent monitoring of anywhere in our Planet, are changing the way we study and improve life on Earth.  But how affordable are these satellite systems?

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