Nov 142012
 
GIS day

Celebrating GIS in Arusha

Open day on map making and GIS at the Conservation Resource Centre, 14 November

The Conservation Resource Centre (CRC) is a small (but helpful!) non-profit educational organisation based in Arusha that works with students and researchers in science and conservation.

If you’re interested in learning about using maps, using a GPS, or making your own maps, the CRC is hosting an informal ‘open day’ for World GIS Day on the 14th of November, which will be an opportunity for hands-on use of GPS units, a chance to talk to people who use GPS and computerised mapping professionally, and to learn about free and open-source applications for making your own maps. Continue reading »

Dec 122011
 

The 3rd of December a workshop on GIS was held in Arusha at the Institute of accounting. The following article will contain information from the workshop. We will fill in more throughout the weekend. Resources:

  • QGIS www.qgis.org
  • Google maps maps.google.com
  • Google Earth earth.google.com maps.google.com
  • GPSBABEL www.gpsbabel.org
  • Garmin www.garmin.org
  • OpenStreetmap www.openstreetmap.org Tanzania
  • GIS User Group www.tzgisug.org
  • Tanzania Conservation Resource Centre www.tzcrc.org