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Building a Raster Mosaic from LINZ Tiles

This is a quick note on cached tile services vs building a raster mosaic.

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Cartography Infographic

Redirecting from Landfill to Recycling Services

Following on from a recent, challenging attempt to convert businesses from using landfill services to recycling. Here are the target companies.

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Cheap to Environmentally Friendly

Moving people from a cheap option to a more environmentally friendly one is tough in a commercial setting. Of the target list we managed to convert 36% of the companies with some interest in Recycling.

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GIS for Sales Reports

I’ve recently had cause to apply GIS to a sales report.

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Bus shelter after bus shelter damaged make change necessary

A cities public transport network relies on having sheltered dry places to wait for the next bus; especially in a student city. Damage to this infrastructure affects the whole service.

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Cartography

The Value of Building Footprints

When mapping at a local scale we’re usually trying to show some sort of targeted data. This makes context important, but not so much that it takes away from the data your trying to show.

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DEM effects

While working on a project I came across this effect. I was trying to render a height map, for both the country

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arcpro Cartography government Infographic

Cleaning up the City – Graffiti

For many people, a city’s success is judged aesthetically. Basically how pleasant an environment is it.

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Trash Mapping with ArcPro

Looking over the invoices for council I found $##redacted (large sum of money, larger than I was ultimately aloud to publish on the infographic or my blog ) being spent on illegal dumping every year. That is an impressive sum of money for a small city. So I’m producing a map to show the annual cost and distribution of illegal dumping in the City; while telling the story of how long it take the council to pick the trash up. The data has been collected using Survey123 and Workforce and visualized in ArcGIS pro.

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Cartography government

Why we should 3D print buildings

Maps have an amazing ability to focus a discussion. As a discussions becomes bigger less people can see the map and the conversation breaks down. This is actually a really big problem.