Category Archives: EDINA

OSGIS 2012 – Part 1

OSGIS is now in it’s 4th year and has really become one of the main events that brings together users and developers of open source geospatial tools.  The nice thing about OSGIS is that it attracts an even spread of … Continue reading

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2012 FOSS4G-CEE Conference

Long time no post. Well the best things come to those that wait and today we have a guest blog from fellow EDINA Geodata team member James Crone. James attended the recent FOSS4G-CEE Conference which was held at the Faculty … Continue reading

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JISC Geo Projects

Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Assistant Director of Geospatial, Cartographic and Scientific Data & Services, Stanford University gave the Monday keynote and this was followed by a show and tell session.  The show and tell session gave project teams an opportunity to demonstrate … Continue reading

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JISC Geo Show & Tell event

For the last 6-8 months, JISC has been running a specific “geo” related project strand.  This has just about finished and Dave Flanders of JISC decided to run a multi-day event to bring together all the project teams for a show … Continue reading

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Other INSPIRE 2011 write ups

I think the biggest statement that was made, or at least that i heard, during the INSPIRE 2011 was made by Prof. Nigel Shadbolt.  Shadbolt stated the “Location was the connective tissue of open data”.  This recognises the importance of … Continue reading

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Part II – INSPIRE 2011 – Wednesday 29th June

The session after the coffee break featured a panel discussion. Sitting on the panel were Gesche Schmid (Local Government Association), Pedro Diaz Munoz (Eurostat), Julian Kirby (Friends of the Earth), Martin Whitworth (Environment Agency) and Leen Hordijk (JRC).  The session … Continue reading

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New tools added to Digimap

A raft of updates have been applied to Digimap ROAM run by EDINA at the University of Edinburgh.  The main two features that have been added are Annotation and Measuring Tools. Measuring Tools Users can now measure distances and calculate … Continue reading

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Digimap for Schools scoops top award

EDINA are delighted to announce that the new Digimap for Schools service has been awarded the GOLD Certificate for the best overall resource in the the Geographical Association’s 2011 Publishers’ Awards. The GA Publishers’ Awards aim to recognise material which … Continue reading

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VectorMap district Beta released

Ordnance Survey have recently release the next version of their VectorMap District product. This can be considered a Beta release which replaces the Alpha version that was release in April 2010 as part of the initial OS OpenData package. So … Continue reading

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Blog down time

Just a bit of warning to let you know that the Go-Geo! blog will be unavailable between 06.00 on Sat 19th Feb until 22.00 on Sun 20th Feb to allow for extensive refurbishment of the University of Edinburgh machine room. … Continue reading

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