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Convert the GPS waypoints to Shapefile

In this document, I will convert the GPS way-points (with photo-link, name, latitude, longitude) into shapefile using arcpy and python modules. Find the example gpx file from this link. Use the following example code and modify according to your need. The photos are in the same folder as the gpx file.… CONTINUE READING

Adding and Updating attribute to a shapefile using ArcPy

In this tutorial, we will be adding the attribute to the shapefile and updating its value using ArcPy. You need to have ArcGIS installed in order to use ArcPy. This script has been tested with ArcGIS Version 10.6 but should work with most versions.

Go ahead and download the data from here. This data … CONTINUE READING

Batch zipping your shapefiles with Python

In this tutorial, we are going to write a simple script to zip your shapefiles so you can upload them to Google Earth Engine (GEE). If you are following along, refer to this post, you can see that GEE takes in certain kind of files in for it to be valid shapefile. Alternatively, you … CONTINUE READING

Filter a Feature Collection by attribute in Google Earth Engine

The full source code for the same can be found here.

  1. If you do not have the data yet, you can download it from here. I downloaded the Admin 1 boundary, but this method is generic, so applies to any shapefile that you have.
  2. Open up the QGIS or any other GIS software
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Uploading a shapefile to Google Earth Engine

  1. In Code Editor, shapefiles can be uploaded to the assets. In the code editor, on the left side panel, go to Assets.
  2. Click NEW and Table upload.shape-file-upload
  3. In the popup screen. Make sure you have the correct path for the asset. Click SELECT. Point to the directory that has your shapefile. Earth Engine
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Updating Column Name and Column Value in QGIS

Although I am using QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton Version, the basic step should be same for all the QGIS version.

I am preparing GIS data for the Sahana Alerting and Messaging Broker (SAMBRO) for the Nepal training which I will be doing during December 2017. I got these data from my friend at Survey Department of

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