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FOSS4G – a developers review – part4

The 4th and final EDINA developers eye view of FOSS4G 2013.  This one is from Tim Urwin who is the Digimap Service Manager.  Tim has been working at EDINA pretty much from the start of it’s internet mapping adventure and … 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 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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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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Python goodies

Archaeogeek has just posted a great little blog piece for anyone interested in learning more about Python and how to use it in GIS. Archaeogeek is very much an Open Source GIS advocate so it is no surprise to see … Continue reading

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OSGIS 2010 – Nottingham

Last week saw the second OSGIS event held in the UK. OSGIS is a conference on Open Source GIS software and is hosted by The University of Nottingham. The 2009 event was a huge success but the organisers decided to … Continue reading

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