Tag Archives: Spatial

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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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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JISC Geo Show & Tell event

For the last 6-8 months, JISC has been running a specific “geo” related project strand.  This has just about finished and Dave Flanders of JISC decided to run a multi-day event to bring together all the project teams for a show … Continue reading

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What makes Spatial Special?

I read quite a few blog post each week, if not each day.  I know why spatial data is important and how it can unlock the potential of data.  To paraphrase Ian Jackson from the INSPIRE 2011 conference, “our job … 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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ShareGeo Open Depositor tool released

We reported on the launch of ShareGeo Open a couple of months ago (old post here), we today we can inform you that the ShareGeo team have just release a depositor plug-in to make sharing spatial data even easier. The … Continue reading

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