Tag Archives: Digimap

EDINA GeoForum 2014

EDINA hosts an annual gathering for it’s GeoServices with an aim to connect with users from institutions from around the country.  This years event was held in Edinburgh on the 19th June.  The event went well and there was a … Continue reading

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Digimap for Schools adds historic map layer

Digimap for Schools has added a new historic map layer to the popular online map service, extending its potential for use in schools across a wider spectrum of the national curriculum. The new historic map layer features mapping from the … 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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GIS for avalanche probability mapping and more

When I am not doing GIS or writing about GIS I try to escape to the mountains.  They mountains have always had a magnetic like attraction over me, and are probably the reason I got into maps and geography in … Continue reading

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Geoforum 2013

  EDINA had a day out in London running it’s Geoforum event. Geoforum aims to bring together Digimap Site reps from subscribing institutions around the country and showcase some of the new functionality in EDINA’s geoservices. It also gives site … Continue reading

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GISRUK 2013 – Liverpool

GISRUK 2013 was hosted by The University of Liverpool between April 3rd – 5th.  The conference kicked off with a Keynote presentation from Paul Longley. Paul is well known for his long research career and his excellent text books which … Continue reading

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Fieldtrip GB – A data capture app from EDINA

EDINA, the Jisc funded data centre based at the University of Edinburgh,  has just released an app that allows users to capture data against high quality base maps.  Fieldtrip GB has been designed to support teaching, learning and research in … 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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Sat Navs and route finding

How does your sat nav calculate the best route? A little insight to what is going on in the background. 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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