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Maponics Returns to Inman Connect Next Week

Maponics is gearing up for Inman Connect next week where we will join more than 2,000 real estate leaders in San Francisco. This exciting four-day event is the premier real estate technology event for professionals that want to learn the latest tips and trends about the real estate industry and improve their career success.

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Maponics' Impressions from Esri UC 2015

Well over 15,000 GIS professionals, educators, and students from 130 countries attended the conference this year. The exhibit floor was the largest ever, with organizations representing some the world’s largest companies and government organizations as well as early stage start-ups that were located in a first ever Start-up Zone.

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Tuesday Term of the Week | Quadrangle

A quadrangle is a four-sided plane figure, especially a square or rectangle. It can also refer to the area shown on a topographic map sheet by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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How Maponics defines “Coextensive”

(Above) The area in light green shows the overlap of the school attendance zone and district boundary. 

What is a Coextensive school district?

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Tuesday Term of the Week | Hachure

We have been talking about different elements of mapping, and this week’s term is hachure. This refers to a technique of strokes that indicate orientation of slopes and the general sense of steepness in a geographical area. Shading can also be used to provide a depth of information in regard to the geographical attributes of an area.

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Tuesday Term of the Week | Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry is the science of creating measurements from aerial imagery, especially for plotting the exact positions of surface features. Its use is as old as photography itself. It is used in topographic mapping to assist in showing natural and manmade features, as well as in many other fields, such as meteorology, for determining the actual wind speed of a tornado. 

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