Author Archives: Addy Pope

About Addy Pope

Addy is a member of the GeoData team at EDINA and work on services such as GoGeo, ShareGeo and the FieldtripGB app. Addy has over 10 years experience as a geospatial analyst. Addy tweets as @go_geo

Create a linear buffer tool for Digimap for Schools

I’m working on the development of a new linear buffer tool for the Digimap for Schools service. Linear buffering is a common feature in GIS applications. 200 meters buffer on a part of river clyde in Glasgow In geometrical terms such an … Continue reading

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COBWEB Meets the Commissioner at GEO-X

Last week members of the COBWEB Project team attended the GEO-X Plenary and Geneva Ministerial Summit event in Geneva, Switzerland. GEO, the Group on Earth Observation, who have held annual plenary meetings since the organisation was established in 2005. GEO-X marked a … Continue reading

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Space Charter activated in response to UK flooding

Spotted on the BBC News page, the recent flooding in the UK (yes, it has been even wetter than normal over here!) has prompted the UK Government to activate the global charter on space and natural disasters. This essentially gives … Continue reading

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Top 5 geo books for Xmas

Following up on yesterdays post about presents for geo-geeks, here is a list of books that geo-geeks might like to receive this Christmas. There has been a recent flurry of map related books and this list will focus on these … Continue reading

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Top 10 Christmas ideas for geo-geeks

It’s that time of year again.  Finding the perfect gift for those that we care about and trying to be just a little bit different or going that extra mile to get a gift that really will be cherished.  Increasingly, … Continue reading

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Creating a transparent overlay map with mapbox-ios-sdk

For this blog post i have managed to capture on of EDINA’s mobile developers.  Their guest article will describe how to create transparent overlays for mobiles using mapbox-ios-sdk. I am working on a historic map overlay, where the user can … Continue reading

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FOSS4G – a developers review – part4

The 4th and final EDINA developers eye view of FOSS4G 2013.  This one is from Tim Urwin who is the Digimap Service Manager.  Tim has been working at EDINA pretty much from the start of it’s internet mapping adventure and … Continue reading

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FOSS4G – a developers review – part 3

The third part of EDINA’s developer review of FOSS4G 2013.  This one is from Dimitrios. Who are you? My name is Dimitrios and I currently work as a software engineer on the maintenance and development of a service called Digimap … Continue reading

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FOSS4G – a developers review part 2

This is the second part of EDINA’s developer review of FOSS4G 2013.  This time it is Mike Gale who will be providing his opinion on what was presented. Who are you: Michael Gale – GIS Engineer / Member of the … Continue reading

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FOSS4G – a developers review part 1

As well as being part of the Local organising committee, EDINA sent a number of developers to FOSS4G.  In the first of a series of guest posts we find out what the developers thought of the event and what they … Continue reading

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