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Best Practices: Datums, Projections and Coordinate Systems

Setting up datums and projections in GeoGraphix to avoid issues "down the road". Join our resident expert as he demonstrates how to identify and maximize their use including:
  • What is a datum? A projection? A coordinate system?
  • Choosing the right coordinate system for your project
  • Widely used datums and coordinate systems in North and South America
  • Common sources of error
  • Polar, Cylindrical and Conical projections
  • EPSG codes simplified