The OSGeo have a brand new website design! Check out https://www.osgeo.org/ The Open Source Geospatial Foundation supports all things open related to geospatial - both software and data. Check out some of the projects listed under the tab at the top of the homepage. There are OSGeo project as well as community projects. Some you'll be … Continue reading OSGeo
The second episode of the Scene From Above podcast.
The following images are annotated screenshots of Sentinel-2 L1C imagery collected as part of the European Copernicus programme. The upper two images show image data collected in November 2016, whilst the lower two images show the same area in January 2018. The images on the lefthand side are false colour composites constructed using near infrared … Continue reading Suffering, from space
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!
The first episode of the Scene From Above podcast.
One of the things that you need to become good at pretty quickly when you are an independent consultant is networking. For many, particularly for those working in the technology and science arenas, networking is not the most natural of things. Working out how to break into a small group of people that you want … Continue reading Networking challenges
Late last year, I was lucky enough to have been involved in the creation of one of the episodes of the University of Oxford's "The Laboratory with Leaves" series of videos. https://youtu.be/ljWUESOundQ The whole series is well worth a watch as it details the various different facets of research work that are being undertaken at … Continue reading Wytham video
Software These two sites are incredibly useful if you want to choose or understand an open licence for some software: tldrlegal.com choosealicense.com/ From these sites you can see just how many different open licence variants there are. Despite this, there are just a few that are commonly used, as shown in the 'Most Popular' column … Continue reading Open licences
On Saturday Oct 1st I attended the House of the Commons Mapathon held at Oxford Brookes University. This was designed to kick-start the House of the Commons 2016 series of events which will run throughout October 2016. The day was run by Charlie Fisher (from Transition By Design) and colleagues, and started with an introductory talk by Andy Wightman, … Continue reading House of the Commons Mapathon
Geographical Information Systems Geographical Information Systems are integral to modern systems of managing, analysing and reporting spatial data. The following introductory video sets out some of the basic GIS concepts. At its core, a GIS is a management and display system for spatial data. There are many benefits of using such a system including: effectively managing … Continue reading Introducing GIS and spatial data