Tag Archives: Scotland

Inaugural Scottish QGIS user’s Group

“Today we have a guest blog post from one of the Geo-developers at EDINA.  Mike works as part of the data team and is usually up to his oxters in databases ensuring that the data offered through Digimap is both … Continue reading

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AGIScotland 2013 – New directions in Geo

The 2013 AGI Scotland event marked a slight change in direction for the AGI, this being the first “showcase” event that they have run. 6 showcase events and the annual GeoCommunity event are scheduled across the year. It was fitting … 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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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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Other INSPIRE 2011 write ups

I think the biggest statement that was made, or at least that i heard, during the INSPIRE 2011 was made by Prof. Nigel Shadbolt.  Shadbolt stated the “Location was the connective tissue of open data”.  This recognises the importance of … Continue reading

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Part II – INSPIRE 2011 – Wednesday 29th June

The session after the coffee break featured a panel discussion. Sitting on the panel were Gesche Schmid (Local Government Association), Pedro Diaz Munoz (Eurostat), Julian Kirby (Friends of the Earth), Martin Whitworth (Environment Agency) and Leen Hordijk (JRC).  The session … Continue reading

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Delve into Edinburghs past – AddressingHistory

EDINA is pleased to announce the launch of a new service today.  The JISC-funded AddressingHistory project has developed an online tool that combines historic Scottish Post Office Directories with contemporaneous maps.  As well as enabling browsing of these resources for … Continue reading

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