coordinate systems

A map with text showing the four quadrants of the globe that are north or south of the Equator and East or West of the Prime Meridian.

Geographic Coordinate Systems

Caitlin Dempsey

Geographic coordinates are defined as being north or south of the Equator and east or west of the Prime Meridian.

How to Change the Projection of a Shapefile Using QGIS

Caitlin Dempsey

If you know your shapefile's beginning coordinate system or projection, you can export the data using QGIS.

Searchable Database of Coordinate Systems

Caitlin Dempsey

If you need a consolidated place to search for coordinate systems, is a place to start.  

What is the Public Land Survey and Why Do We Still Use It?

Rachel Quist

Have you ever wondered why on legal documents your house is not listed with your address but rather by parcel ...