Category Archives: Open Source

EDINA Geo Services at GeoDATA London Showcase 2014

Early this month, EDINA Geodata Services held an exhibit at the GeoDATA Showcase 2014 event in London. This was our second time to exhibit at this event which is aimed primarily at the commercial end of the GI industry covering … Continue reading

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Inaugural Scottish QGIS user’s Group

“Today we have a guest blog post from one of the Geo-developers at EDINA.  Mike works as part of the data team and is usually up to his oxters in databases ensuring that the data offered through Digimap is both … 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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FOSS4G – after the dust settles

FOSS4G 2013 has been and gone. What can i say, it seemed to go well. It is is hard to tell when you are so involved in organising an event as you notice all the little things that didn’t quite … Continue reading

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FOSS4G 2013 – 5 reasons you should attend

FOSS4G is the annual conference for anyone interested in Free and Open Source Software 4 Geospatial.  FOSS4G 2013 will be held in Nottingham between the 17th and 21st September. So what makes FOSS4G so important and why should you attend? … Continue reading

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OSGIS 2012 – Day 2

The second day of OSGIS 2012 saw a full day of short paper presentations and a couple of workshops.  The day started with a keynote from Prof. David Martin, University of Southampton.  David is  Director of the ESRC Census Programme and his … Continue reading

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GISRUK 2012 – Thursday

The second part of GoGeo’s review of GISRUK 2012 covers Thursday. If you want to find out what happened on Wednesday, please read this post.  Thusrday saw a full programme of talks split between two parallel sessions.  I chose to go … Continue reading

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100 years after Scott

This week marks the 100 year anniversary of Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. I would imagine that you all know who Scott was and what happened on his final attempt to reach the South Pole before Amundsen, if you need … Continue reading

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New National Library of Scotland map sheet viewer

Those interested in open source graphic index applications – or in viewing historic map series of Scotland – may be interested in the new Sheet Viewer on the National Library of Scotland maps website. The Viewer allows a choice of … Continue reading

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