At a BARSC meeting in March 2019 about commercialising Earth observation I gave a short talk about something that is critical to all independent consultants and freelancers: day rates! The main point that I wanted to make was that although an individual's day rate might seem high, there are a number of factors that the … Continue reading What’s in a day rate?
Back in May you may have seen my post about how I use Trello. This is just a quick update to let you know about some additional functionality that I came across. To give a bit of context, I have been looking for a way to share interesting URLs between the Chrome browser on my Linux … Continue reading Trello: An update
This is just a short post to highlight a brilliant website I came across. The site is provided by EarthTime and shows a series of stories around the uptake of renewable energy. Check it out for yourselves at: https://earthtime.org/stories/renewables If you look at teh Stories tab on the website then there are a whole load of … Continue reading A view of renewables
This is a great site that I've come across recently: https://discoverwater.co.uk/ It's full of statistics and information about the whole lifecycle of your water in the UK. Although some of the things they do from a corporate stand point can be questioned, I think that the water companies sometimes get unfairly knocked regarding the work they … Continue reading Discover water
The sixth episode of the Scene From Above podcast.
On the 13th March I attended the RSPSoc Wavelength 2018 conference. This is a student and young professional conference, held annually in different locations around the country and hosted by the RSPSoc Student representative for a given year (along with the shadow rep, ready for the next year). This year the conference was held in … Continue reading EO: the next generation
The fifth episode of the Scene From Above podcast.
On 8th March I gave a workshop on satellite data processing at FOSS4G:UK in London. This post details that you'll need to know before attending the workshop, and post-workshop if you want the instruction sheet 🙂 For this workshop you need to have downloaded the datasets provided online. This is really important, because there is … Continue reading FOSS4G:UK workshop details
The fourth episode of the Scene From Above podcast.
We are starting to get some feedback about the Scene From Above podcast, which is great because it means that there are listeners! If you aren't already listening to this podcast all about Earth Observation, and how it is evolving to make use of new sensors and analytical techniques, then here are some ways in … Continue reading How to listen to Scene From Above