Welcome to the SLU GIS Support Site
Here we will post articles concerning GIS topics.
Articles will be written and published by SLUs GIS support.
A Short desciption of the GIS support:
The aim for GIS Support is to strengthen and promote the use of spatial
data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at SLU. The support
function is to be used primaily by staff but to some degree also by
Master level students. Currently six experts conduct support on a part
time basis. A steering committee is organised within the EMA Council
(Fomar) chaired by EMA Pro Vice-Chancellor.
The support function provides or handles
Direct support to users on the web, by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone and short consultations,
Access to GIS software
Knowledge regarding use of open source software
Distributing geographic information from amoungst others Lantmäteriet, Statistics Sweden (SCB), the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) and the Swedish Maritime Administration (Sjöfartsverket)
Communicating knowledge via user seminars, the web and the mailing list Gisforum (send a mail to email@example.com if you want to be added to the list).