We are pleased to be one of the companies displaying this year at Techstock 2017 with their focus on how technology and social innovations are driving change in areas such as sustainability, health, education, gender equality and more. We will be showing our work on The LOUIS Toolkit to assist indigenous communities to more effectively manage and use their knowledge and information for consultation, planning and day-to-day operations.
North American weather data tool for ArcGIS
Marxan Tools for QGIS and ArcGIS
We are happy to announce the release new tools to prepare inputs for Marxan for QGIS and ArcMap. Both tools are built using the platforms processing / toolbox frameworks to make them easy to use in modelling and batch processing. For more details on how to get and use these tools follow the links below:
Introduction to GIS for Housing
March 10th and 11th for the First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group we delivered a two day introduction to GIS for housing. The course covered the basics of data collection using GeoODK and LOUIS Layers and then some basic analytical techniques using desktop GIS. The course participants were keen to learn and asked some really good questions. We hope to offer an extended followup course next year.
Species at Risk GIS Part 2
On March 8th and 9th for the First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group we delivered a two day overview of GIS for Species at Risk monitoring funded by Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk. This course covered the GIS mechanics of data collection, data management and the use of mobile data collection tools.