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These are a set of steps to produce a relevant result, whether in data processing, analysis, visualization or application of these to policies and programs.

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    Comparing Populations across Changing Census Geographies By Amy Kracker Selzer, College of William and Mary The ability to link demographic data to geographic units provides an opportunity to map the changing spatial dimensions of so...
    Amy Kracker Selzer | February 28, 2013, 7:36 pm
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    Creating a Village Risk Hazard Index by Amy Kracker Selzer, College of William and Mary Building on Sainan's "Digitize a JPG Picture" post below, this post discusses the creation of a village-level risk hazard index. In her post, Sai...
    Amy Kracker Selzer | February 28, 2013, 7:16 pm
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    by Javier Carranza Tresoldi www.geocensos.com 2010 census round is producing digitalized information in quantity and quality. Geo census data, census information crossed with geographical information has merited special attention fro...
    Javier Carranza Tresoldi | January 21, 2013, 5:27 pm
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    by Javier Carranza Tresoldi www.geocensos.com One of the classic questions in the management and distribution of census cartography data in Latin America - and other regions in the world- is the differentiation between census cartogra...
    Javier Carranza Tresoldi | January 23, 2013, 12:02 am
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    Map Example – “UNFPA Support to Countries in the Areas of Ageing”: http://www.public.asu.edu/~szhang43/flash/Worldmapageing.swf   Major Steps 1. In ArcMap10: Create the background map. Countries with and without UNFPA ac...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 9:06 pm
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    We digitized three hazard risk maps - flood, drought and landslide risk for Semarang study area. The original risk images we used to digitize were derived from Indonesian National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) in jpg format. Fi...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 9:03 pm
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    ArcGIS 10 features built-in imagery from Microsoft's service, Bing Maps. We can access the Bing aerial maps directly within ArcGIS. Firstly, in ArcMap, open Bing Maps Aerial. Go to the drop-down menu next to the "Add Data" button, and...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 8:55 pm
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    DEM has been widely used for hydrological analysis. With ASTER DEM available, the higher resolution of 30m by 30m elevation data make the hydrological and flood risk analysis applicable at regional level. For example, Wyatt 2003, Brake...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 8:46 pm
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    To map flood risk area, cells were defined as river by setting a flow accumulation threshold of 10 km2. This threshold was specified by taking references of previous research which has been done, e.g. Brakebill and Preston, 2003, Arthu...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 8:25 pm
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    DEM has been widely used for hydrological analysis. With ASTER DEM available, the higher resolution of 30m by 30m elevation data make the hydrological and flood risk analysis applicable at regional level. For example, Thanapakpawin et...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 8:16 pm
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