The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) exists to assess and mitigate the effects of desertification and drought at national and international levels through a programme of strategic international cooperation and partnership. First recommended as part of Agenda 21, and becoming active in 1996, it is the only internationally legally binding framework set up … Continue reading A great start to 2020
If you follow me on Twitter or LinkedIn then you might have seen a recent announcement that I have approached to become, and have been contracted as, a JNCC Business Associate. I am incredibly chuffed with this. Being a Business Associate makes it easier for micro-businesses and freelancers to work with the project teams at … Continue reading JNCC Business Associate
Earlier this month, the UK Government announced that specific parts of the Ordnance Survey's flagship mapping product, MasterMap, will be made available as Open Data (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/unlocking-of-governments-mapping-and-location-data-to-boost-economy-by-130m-a-year). This is one of the first projects to be delivered by the new Geospatial Commission and is being undertaken to kickstart new innovations and ideas. This is great news, … Continue reading OS MasterMap
The new episode of Scene From Above
In February 2018 Geoger moved its office location to the Harwell Campus (at least for part of the week). Geoger now has a desk in the Satellite Applications Catapult co-space, and it's been a brilliant experience so far. This month we are proud to be included in the Harwell Campus Space Cluster brochure. There are … Continue reading Harwell Space Cluster
I am delighted to announce that bookings are now open for Rasters Revealed 2018. Please use the following link to purchase your place at the conference and make sure that you attend this engaging event. BOOK HERE: https://bookwhen.com/geoger/e/ev-scsq-20180411094500 The 2017 conference was a sell-out event, and based on the feedback I’ve had, it looks as […] … Continue reading Rasters Rev 2018: Bookings open!
I've partnered up with Andrew Cutts of acgeospatial to have a crack at this podcasting lark! The first (demo) episode is available at these locations (https://geoger.co.uk/podcast/ or http://www.acgeospatial.co.uk/podcast/). It will be highlighted on social media using the hashtag #scenefromabove We have lots of plans for the future, but we'd love to know what you think (be … Continue reading A podcast!
For those of you that keep an eye on the Geoger website, you'll have noticed that the blog has been rather quiet in recent months. Part of this reason is that over the last couple of weeks I have been implementing a refresh of http://www.geoger.co.uk which is something I've wanted to do since Rasters Revealed … Continue reading A new-look geoger.co.uk