[permaculture] GIS Revisited with permaculture, homesteading and market farming/gardening uses in mind.

Kathyann knat at sprintmail.com
Sun Nov 16 09:08:42 EST 2008


Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
> I'd like to start a thread on GIS and try to uncover technology that can be applied
> to farms and land on which permaculture systems have been built.

> Questions:
> 
> What equipment is available?
> What software is available?
> What can be done in house without hiring an outside specialist?
> Can GIS data be exported to a laptop?
> 
CyberTracker does well for recording identified animals, plants, water
sources. Runs on a palm with GPS and imports into GIS formats.
Can download government chartings of an area to set-up a base.

Collection easy since set up pictoral but I found learning curve for
import difficult, but students not so.

Peace,
Kathyann



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