Tag Archives: Open Data

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

Posted in Conference, FOSS4G, GIS, Open Source, OSGeo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

International Benchmarking Review of UK Human Geography

Picked up from Kenneth Field’s Blog, the ESRC have put together a report on Human Geography in the UK. The report is co-authored by the RGS-IBG and the Arts and Humanities Council. The report concludes that the UK ranks top … Continue reading

Posted in Cartography, EDINA, GIS | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Geospatial API’s and other tools for developers

Since the release of Open data back in 2010, and through the rise of mobiles and the App, the use of spatial data by developers has increased significantly.  Spatial data is no longer the preserve of the geospatial scientists, it … Continue reading

Posted in Open Data, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A bit of a catch up

Well, the blogs are back up after their downtime over the weekend.  The good news is that the works seems to have gone well and the machine hall is back to normal so there shouldn’t be any further disruptions. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Great visulisation of open data

I stummbled upon this great example of data visulisation on Twitter from @monkchips. It has been put together by the Open Knowledge Foundation and shows the energy production and consumption of European Countries from 1997-2008. The data itself is a … Continue reading

Posted in Learning, Open Data | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Open data – one year on

Just a short post today.  Open data has been with us for almost a year now, but how successful has it been at delivering what it aimed to? Well the first thing to define i suppose is what exactly Open … Continue reading

Posted in Open Data | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GeoDATA 2010

This years GeoData was held in Glasgow and ran under the title “Changing Times”.  This event is focused primarily on the private/public sector but is an important event to find out what is deemed to be important to this large … Continue reading

Posted in Conference, Inspire | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment