Browsing by Title:

Paper
Nowadays, the capture of location referenced data and the development of web mapping by the general public, who do not have formal training or remit, has be-come commonplace. However, little empirically based guidance exists in the litera-ture to assist amateur and professional data producers desi...
Paper
Map Generalization is the process by which coarse scale maps are to be derived from fine scale maps, balancing the amount of real-world in- formation with visual confusion. This requires the use of operations such as simplification, selection, displacement and amalgamation of features that are per...
IntermediatePresentation
No ratings yet...
Blower, Jon; Griffiths, Guy; Lewis, Jane; Roberts, Charles; Yang, Kevin; Maso, Joan (2013-10-02) - Intermediate
Describes a convention for using Web Map Services to communicate the quality of data at the dataset, variable and pixel level. The conventions are known as "WMS-Q" and we present prototype client and server software, based on the open-source ncWMS software.
Tutorial
No ratings yet...
Johnson, Jeffrey (2013-10-02) - N/A
Would you like to learn how to get started building an online mapping system? This workshop will introduce attendees to the components of a complete, open-source web mapping solution. The course will include an introduction to spatial analysis with PostGIS, loading and serving data with GeoServer,...
IntermediatePresentation
A 15 minutes talk on practical implementation of the concepts described in the article the "Bytecode Unification of Computable Geospatial Models". This presentation also addresses questions; What are the limitations of geospatial managed objects; and Why you should consider them.
BasicTutorial
No ratings yet...
Walker, Matt; Cook, Jo (2011-08-26) - Basic
Powerpoint from OSGIS 2011 workshop on "Consuming and Publishing Ordnance Survey Open Data with Open Source Software", edited to remove sections specific to connecting from Nottingham University. Learning outcome: participant will download and prepare Ordnance Survey data, import into PostgreSQL, ...
IntermediatePresentation
No ratings yet...
Cook, Jo (2012-09-07) - Intermediate
A talk on how to consume three examples of open and linked data using python scripts and the open source geospatial software stack of postgis, mapserver, ogr and quantum GIS
IntermediateTutorial
No ratings yet...
Warmerdam, Frank (2013-10-01) - Intermediate
A practical review of how to identify and specify coordinate systems for applications built on PROJ.4, use of EPSG codes or use of OGC Well Known Text. Detailed examples will be given for a variety of coordinate system, including examples of how it would be used with applications such as MapServer...
AdvancedPaper
A dream goal of spatio-temporal event data analysis is to provide evidence and description of spatially and temporally clustered associations of attributes coming from a potentially large amount variables that the thematic specialist in environmental sciences, including social science, is often lo...
BasicPresentation
No ratings yet...
Franceschi, Silvia; Antonello, Andrea; Reitz, Thorsten; Templer, Simon; Klien, Eva (2013-10-04) - Basic
HUMBOLDT Alignment Editor (HALE) is a Free and Open Source solution for interactive geodata harmonisation. The presentation will start with a short introduction on HALE, then a practical showcase on how data can be transformed to comply to the INSPIRE Data Specification for some spatial data theme...
BasicPresentation
No ratings yet...
Köbben, Barend (2013-09-19) - Basic
This presentation is about different worlds, and how we try to unite them. One of these worlds is the world of Atlases: collections of complex, high quality maps presenting a nation to the geographically interested. The second is the world of National Spatial Infrastructures: highly organised, sta...
IntermediateTutorial
 
1.00 (1)
Morley, Jeremy (2011-07-25) - Intermediate
This practical follows the lecture about FOSS GIS and the OSGeo stack. Here, you will try the following: • Add new workspaces, stores and layers to Geoserver based on shapefiles • Explore how these storage features relate to the layers served by Geoserver through OCG web services. • Alter the styl...
AdvancedPresentation
No ratings yet...
Rowlingson, Barry (2013-09-24) - Advanced
An attempt to integrate QGIS' mapping into the reproducible report-writing functions of knitr from the R system.
BasicTutorial
No ratings yet...
Smallman, Duncan (2011-10-19) - Basic
Subject: R; Statistics; Open Software;
Authored on behalf of EDINA and Data Library, University of Edinburgh as part of the Research Data MANTRA (Management Training) Project, funded by JISC MRD Programme (2010-11): www.ed.ac.uk/is/data-library-projects/mantra. This practical consists of three exercises. Each exercise is provided as a ...
IntermediatePresentation
This presentation seeks to present a case study for how Warwickshire County Council replaced their proprietary web-GIS with a in-house developed deployment of Heron Mapping Client, with GeoServer for the backend. It will cover the entire process, from business case, through specification, extendin...
AdvancedPaper
A workflow engine and XML data-structure is reported for: (a) automating workflows to process remotely-sensed data; and (b) generating workflow reports with embedded image, statistical and other output. Workflow execution, persistence and reporting are based on a single XML structure. Layered obje...
BasicPresentation
No ratings yet...
Vu, Tuong Thuy (2012-11-01) - Basic
The School of Geography started its operation in Malaysia campus in early 2011 with a newly established MSc program in Environmental Monitoring and Management. None of teaching and research related to Geospatial Science existed in Malaysia campus till the School of Geography brought in the first g...
AdvancedPaper
No ratings yet...
Pawlowicz, Sergiusz; Leibovici, Didier G.; Haines-Young, Roy; Saull, Richard; Jackson, Mike (2011-10-19) - Advanced
Advances in positioning, imaging, location-based services capabilities, and broadband connectivity enable public participation in environmental monitoring and decision making in a manner previously only possible for professional scientists. Data collected by volunteers has long been an important...
Presentation
No ratings yet...
Meissl, Stephan; Bonfort, Thomas; Schindler, Fabian (2013-09-24) - N/A
This presentation introduces the Browse Server of the European Space Agency's new User Services infrastructure (ngEO), serving browse images via OGC's WMTS and WMS standards using GDAL, MapServer, EOxServer, and MapCache.
Web Link
No ratings yet...
Allan, Laframboise (2013-09-27) - N/A
Esri hosts over 80 public code repositories on GitHub, extending across a wide range of disciplines and technologies from full client-server Government solutions to specific geo-utility tools to ArcGIS products, components and solutions. This session covers how Esri embraced GitHub for sharing geo...