Episodes Tagged "GIS"
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 .
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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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