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Free online GIS courses to help you upskill during COVID-19 lockdown

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Esri’s free new course on location data analytics begins Feb 26

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The global tally of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection – a pneumonia-like respiratory illness that has spread rapidly ever since it first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late December 2019 – is nearing the 1,000,000-mark. When this article was...
The coronavirus lockdown has left many of us feeling restless with unexpected extra time on our hands. It may be a good idea to use some of this additional time to learn something new and upskill yourself. Many top...
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The anti-corona measures that were implemented by many European countries in the course of March led to a lockdown of cities, regions and even countries. With the nomination to an exclusion area by 10 March 2020 the territory of...
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