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GIS + Python

Episode #295, published Fri, Dec 18, 2020, recorded Tue, Oct 27, 2020.

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Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Often we think of maps, but maps are static. GIS gets interesting when you realize that we're studying and visualizing data flowing through these locations and communities.

In this episode, you'll meet Silas Toms. He's an author of several Python GIS books and the host of The Mappist Hour podcast. Are you ready to dive into GIS with Python?

Links from the show

Silas on twitter Twitter: @loki_president

Silas' Books:
Mastering Geospatial Analysis with Python: Explore GIS processing and learn to work with GeoDjango, CARTOframes and MapboxGL-Jupyter: amazon.com
ArcPy and ArcGIS – Geospatial Analysis with Python: amazon.com
ArcPy and ArcGIS - Second Edition: Automating ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS Online with Python: amazon.com

The Mappyist Hour podcast: themappyisthour.com

Packages
GeoAlchemy ORM: geoalchemy-2.readthedocs.io
Leaflet.js: leafletjs.com
Mapbox GL: mapbox.com
Deck GL: deck.gl
Episode transcripts: talkpython.fm

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Silas Toms
Silas Toms
Silas Toms is a geographer and geospatial developer from California. Over the last decade, Silas has become an expert in the use of Python programming for geospatial analysis, publishing two books on the use of ArcPy. Silas teaches classes on programming for GIS with BayGeo, and co-hosts The Mappyist Hour podcast.
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