Tag Archives: Edinburgh

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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Old Maps online workshop

Old maps online launched some months back and has been quite a hit.  It essentially is a catalogue of old maps from library collections around the World.  However, it is much more than just that. Old maps online allows users … Continue reading

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GeoData 2011

This years GeoDATA series focuses on “driving efficiency through geographic information”. This is quite a topical area as most organisations are feeling the pinch and being asked to do more with less. As ever, the GeoDATA team had managed to … Continue reading

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INSPIRE 2011 – Wednesday 29th June

The 2011 INSPIRE conference was held in Edinburgh between the 27th June and the 1st July.  This blog post covers the plenary speakers of Wednesday 29th June. John Swinney, Cabinet Secretary for finance and sustainable growth, welcomed delegates to the … Continue reading

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