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GeoBusiness 2014 – review

A couple of weeks back I attended the first GeoBusiness conference in London.  It was an interesting event and I have been meaning to write up my thoughts on it but keep getting snowed under with last minute jobs.  I … Continue reading

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GeoBusiness 2014 – a preview

GeoBusiness 2014 is less than a week away.  This is a new event and I am looking forward to seeing what it will be like.  The organisers have certainly pushed the event, with short magazine inserts listing who is exhibiting … Continue reading

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The search for Flight 370

As the search for missing Malaysian Airways Flight 370 approaches it’s 5th week, the reliance of Geospatial technology and the skills to analyse large volumes of data are becoming increasingly clear. In this post we will look at some of … Continue reading

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Space Charter activated in response to UK flooding

Spotted on the BBC News page, the recent flooding in the UK (yes, it has been even wetter than normal over here!) has prompted the UK Government to activate the global charter on space and natural disasters. This essentially gives … 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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Satellites monitor impact of climate change on ecosystems

If you are interested in ecosystems and conservation and how remote sensing can be used as a monitoring tool then you might be interested to read a paper published today in Ecological Indicators. Tracking the effect of climate change on … Continue reading

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Europe’s cold snap visualised

You might have noticed that Europe is currently experiencing colder than normal temperatures.  Freak snow storms in southern Italy and Tripoli point at things being quite unusual.  Scores of people have died as a result of exposure with the homeless … Continue reading

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Stereoscopy helped win WWII

A nice article on the BBC Website about the use of Stereoscopy in the Second World War.  While the technique was generally used to help draw contours onto vertical images, the war-time effort employed stereoscopy to identify vertical structures that … Continue reading

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Winter Cartograms

This will most probably be the last Go-Geo! Blog post of 2010.  I thought i would continue with the winter theme by pointing out a couple of nice wintry cartograms.  First up is Wintry Britain by Benjamin Hennig of the … Continue reading

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UK’s Cold snap visualised

Anyone who has had the misfortune of chatting to me since the cold winter of 2009-10 may remember me going on and on about how this was all to do with something called the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO).  Well, my … Continue reading

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