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CGA Staff share experience and knowledge about geospatial technology and its applications.

Scotland Voting Results Mapped

My first impression upon seeing the voting results this morning in the The Guardian was that

Geocoding and producing Census FIPS codes for 53 million addresses: A combination approach using ArcGIS and PostgreSQL

For a recent project we had to geocode 53.1 million addresses (in CSV format), and determine the 2000 and 2010 U.S. Census block group FIPS codes for each address.

How to run GIS software from outside of Harvard network

For ArcGIS and its extensions, CityEngine, ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, FME and Idrisi: