Python for Data Crunching

Just like many people these days, I use a variety of Python modules in some of my data processing needs. Although many of these are spatial libraries, I also use the brilliant Anaconda distribution and have recently linked this through to the lightweight Rodeo IDE. The following video provides a great introduction to the history … More Python for Data Crunching

Out and about in the field

For the last year or so I have been working alongside members of the Open University Planetary Environments Research Group on developing some workflows and data processing techniques. The PI for the project is Dr Matt Balme and there have been a few post-doctoral researchers (Susan Conway, Talfan Barnie) the most recent of whom is … More Out and about in the field

Analysis Ready Data

On Friday (15th September 2017) I attended the second open meeting (of two) linked to a project focused on the generation of Sentinel-2 Analysis Ready Data (ARD). The project partners were Aberystwyth University, Defra (through the JNCC) and the Satellite Applications Catapult (who acted as hosts of this meeting) and the point of the meeting … More Analysis Ready Data

RSPSoc 2017

I am currently on my way home from the RSPSoc 2017 Annual Conference, hosted this year by the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College London. I’ve only been to a single day ( Thursday) but it’s been a whirlwind of new information, technical discussions and catching up with colleagues. Some of the notable talks … More RSPSoc 2017

ICARES presentation

Back in mid-July I was lucky enough to be asked to present at a conference event linked to the ICARES project (see The conference was held in Ebbsfleet and involved a number of academics from around Europe, as well as businesses and other organisations – including Kent police. The aim of the ICARES project is … More ICARES presentation

Rasters Revealed

On Tuesday 21 Feb, Geoger hosted the inaugural Rasters Revealed one-day conference at Worcester College, Oxford. The conference was organised to try and pull together attendees from across different sectors to share and discuss their use of a common data-type, namely spatial raster grids. There were 57 attendees in total on the day which was a … More Rasters Revealed