Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

Lives in Bangladesh
Ahasanul Hoque

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Now you can create your own Street View

December 11, 2013 | General Science, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Have you ever tried to convey the feeling of walking through your favorite park? Or have you wanted to create a virtual tour of your business to attract customers? Well, starting today, it’s now possible for you to build your own Street View experiences to do just that. Using a new feature in our Views […]

Detecting Forest Cover Change by High Resolution Space Imageries

Dr. Matthew Hansen at the University of Maryland, we’ve built the first detailed maps of the world’s forests, from 2000-2012, documenting and quantifying forest landscape changes such as fires, tornadoes, disease and logging. The most significant findings were that the overall rate of tropical deforestation is increasing, and global forests have experienced a net loss […]

10 ArcMap Productivity Tips You Can Use Now

December 2, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Here are some tips you can try out in ArcMap right away. The 10 shortcuts below can shave milliseconds off common tasks, and hey, milliseconds count when you’re trying to get stuff done. You just may be able to get to lunch five minutes earlier and beat the crowd. Working with Maps To activate a […]

GIS Day, 2013 – Discovering the World Through GIS

November 26, 2013 | General Science, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

GIS Day is a global event that celebrates the real-world benefits of geographic information systems (GIS) – the use and analysis of mapping technology for decision-making and data visualisation. Individuals, businesses, governments, charities…everyone can benefit from GIS. GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications […]

Something The Entire World Should See

November 24, 2013 | Environmental Issues | by aHaSaN

North East of Hawaii, the ocean currents form a giant whirl pool of debris from around the Pacific, the scientific name is called the North Pacific Gyre. It’s one of the largest ecosystems on Earth, comprising of millions of square kilometres. Today it’s better known as “The Great Garbage Patch,” an area the size of […]

Shapefile to KML With QGIS

November 3, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

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Why is Antarctic sea ice growing?

October 31, 2013 | Climate Change, Environmental Issues | by aHaSaN

Recently NASA reported that this year’s maximum wintertime extent of Antarctic sea ice was the largest on record, even greater than the previous year’s record. This is understandably at odds with the public’s perception of how polar ice should respond to a warming climate, given the dramatic headlines of severe decline in Arctic summertime extent. […]

Free Training Oppertunity for Students on Open Street mapping

October 28, 2013 | General Science, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Along with GFDRR (https://www.gfdrr.org/) as part of their OpenCities initiative (http://opencitiesproject.com/cities/dhaka/) we are hosting a half day hands-on training session on the crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap platform on Saturday 2nd November from 10 am to 2 pm at the World Bank Office (E-32 Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar) covering the following: OSM Basics: How it works, it’s many uses & opportunities … as […]

The Places Europeans Actually Discovered, Mapped

October 15, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

The tiny islands that European explorers really did discover. In recent decades, respect for European explorers, such as Christopher Columbus, has waned, likely because these once-romanticized swashbuckling adventurers killed people, eradicated cultures, and “discovered” places that people (for example, the natives) already knew about. They did make some discoveries, though—lands never inhabited or where the […]