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An Introduction to Open GeoData Richard Cantwell Senior GIS Consultant www.gamma.ie [email_address] Personal Blog: www.geo...
Cartography.. Spatial Data.. GIS.. all changing. http://www.axismaps.com/typographic.php
Open Knowledge: “ A piece of content or data is open if you are free to use, reuse, and redistribute it - subject only, at...
Publish data in web-standard format (that means XML, not PDF, XLS, DOC...) Standards: INSPIRE, W3C, OGC. Community: Plug i...
New ways of visualising and exploring data http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/4982034696/
New sources of GeoData http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/4672160490
New methods of extracting GeoData http://www.cartogrammar.com/blog/flickr-as-a-paintbrush/
Social Networks – a rich source  www.weeplaces.com
New Geographies http://www.casa.ucl.ac.uk/urbantick/maps/london_ncl_100628.html
New Technologies http://prettymaps.stamen.com/
Augmented Reality Browser http://www.walkspace.org/namaland/
Open Data http://www.oobrien.com/vis/bikes/
Open Data http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2011/feb/15/crime-maps-uk
Creative Commons Licenses http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_Commons_licenses
Web Mapping – Current Licenses in use http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_map_services *
Data vs API
Huge changes in the UK http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/opendata/
Free government data isn't necessarily the answer http://www.slideshare.net/pmbatty/geodata-creationpast-present-and-future
Free government data isn't necessarily the answer http://www.slideshare.net/pmbatty/geodata-creationpast-present-and-future
Web Mapping
Pre rendered tiles AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) Open API's Rapid development Key Innovations http://berglondon.c...
OSi Data http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/
SRTM http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/
Geonames http://www.geonames.org/
Geonames http://www.geonames.org/
Landsat http://zulu.ssc.nasa.gov/mrsid/mrsid.pl
Local Authorities beginning to embrace Open Data http://data.fingal.ie/
Local Authorities beginning to embrace Open Data http://www.dublin.ie/maps/
Mashup of Transport and Local Authority Data http://election.hittheroad.ie/
Building blocks being put in place http://opendata.ie/
http://labs.geofabrik.de/history OpenStreetMap
Large Community, Rapid Growth http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Stats
Frequent Updates http://www.itoworld.com/static/osm_mapper.html
Services & Capabilities Expanding http://www.osm-wms.de
Growing List of Related Projects http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/List_of_OSM_based_Services http://osmtools.de/osmlinks/
Vector Data - Cartography http://maps.cloudmade.com/editor
Custom POI Maps http://www.lenz-online.de/cgi-bin/osm/osmpoinit.pl
OpenIrishMap http://maps.openstreetmap.ie/
A Repository for Open GeoData http://maps.openstreetmap.ie/corineimport.html
Timeliness http://www.openstreetmap.org
Haiti OSM 11 th  Jan 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikel_maron/4274264767/
Haiti OSM 14 th  Jan 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikel_maron/4274264771
http://walking-papers.org GPS Mapping – on Paper
 
 
Open Source Geo Software http://www.osgeo.org/
OpenStreetMap Data & Services http://www.geofabrik.de
OpenStreetMap Data & Services http://www.cloudmade.com
Online Reading opengeodata.org opendata.ie www.vicchi.org povesham.wordpress.com www.spatiallyadjusted.com www.edparsons.c...
www.GeoGraphic.ie
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Introduction to Open GeoData

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Lecture given to DIT Spatial Planning Students, March 1st, 2011.

The lecture was intended to introduce students to the concept of open geodata and give a flavour of the myriad of projects and datasets available.

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  1. 1. An Introduction to Open GeoData Richard Cantwell Senior GIS Consultant www.gamma.ie [email_address] Personal Blog: www.geographic.ie Personal Twitter: @GeoGraphicIE http://dougmccune.com/blog/2010/06/05/
  2. 2. Cartography.. Spatial Data.. GIS.. all changing. http://www.axismaps.com/typographic.php
  3. 3. Open Knowledge: “ A piece of content or data is open if you are free to use, reuse, and redistribute it - subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and share-alike.” http://www.opendefinition.org/ What is Open? http://flic.kr/p/7Aqgs5
  4. 4. Publish data in web-standard format (that means XML, not PDF, XLS, DOC...) Standards: INSPIRE, W3C, OGC. Community: Plug into existing, attract new userbase. Build it, Publicise it, Use it and they will come.. All dependent on Open Data & Standards http://richard.cyganiak.de/2007/10/lod/
  5. 5. New ways of visualising and exploring data http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/4982034696/
  6. 6. New sources of GeoData http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/4672160490
  7. 7. New methods of extracting GeoData http://www.cartogrammar.com/blog/flickr-as-a-paintbrush/
  8. 8. Social Networks – a rich source www.weeplaces.com
  9. 9. New Geographies http://www.casa.ucl.ac.uk/urbantick/maps/london_ncl_100628.html
  10. 10. New Technologies http://prettymaps.stamen.com/
  11. 11. Augmented Reality Browser http://www.walkspace.org/namaland/
  12. 12. Open Data http://www.oobrien.com/vis/bikes/
  13. 13. Open Data http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2011/feb/15/crime-maps-uk
  14. 14. Creative Commons Licenses http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_Commons_licenses
  15. 15. Web Mapping – Current Licenses in use http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_map_services *
  16. 16. Data vs API
  17. 17. Huge changes in the UK http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/opendata/
  18. 18. Free government data isn't necessarily the answer http://www.slideshare.net/pmbatty/geodata-creationpast-present-and-future
  19. 19. Free government data isn't necessarily the answer http://www.slideshare.net/pmbatty/geodata-creationpast-present-and-future
  20. 20. Web Mapping
  21. 21. Pre rendered tiles AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) Open API's Rapid development Key Innovations http://berglondon.com/projects/hat/
  22. 22. OSi Data http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/
  23. 23. SRTM http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/
  24. 24. Geonames http://www.geonames.org/
  25. 25. Geonames http://www.geonames.org/
  26. 26. Landsat http://zulu.ssc.nasa.gov/mrsid/mrsid.pl
  27. 27. Local Authorities beginning to embrace Open Data http://data.fingal.ie/
  28. 28. Local Authorities beginning to embrace Open Data http://www.dublin.ie/maps/
  29. 29. Mashup of Transport and Local Authority Data http://election.hittheroad.ie/
  30. 30. Building blocks being put in place http://opendata.ie/
  31. 31. http://labs.geofabrik.de/history OpenStreetMap
  32. 32. Large Community, Rapid Growth http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Stats
  33. 33. Frequent Updates http://www.itoworld.com/static/osm_mapper.html
  34. 34. Services & Capabilities Expanding http://www.osm-wms.de
  35. 35. Growing List of Related Projects http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/List_of_OSM_based_Services http://osmtools.de/osmlinks/
  36. 36. Vector Data - Cartography http://maps.cloudmade.com/editor
  37. 37. Custom POI Maps http://www.lenz-online.de/cgi-bin/osm/osmpoinit.pl
  38. 38. OpenIrishMap http://maps.openstreetmap.ie/
  39. 39. A Repository for Open GeoData http://maps.openstreetmap.ie/corineimport.html
  40. 40. Timeliness http://www.openstreetmap.org
  41. 41. Haiti OSM 11 th Jan 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikel_maron/4274264767/
  42. 42. Haiti OSM 14 th Jan 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikel_maron/4274264771
  43. 43. http://walking-papers.org GPS Mapping – on Paper
  44. 46. Open Source Geo Software http://www.osgeo.org/
  45. 47. OpenStreetMap Data & Services http://www.geofabrik.de
  46. 48. OpenStreetMap Data & Services http://www.cloudmade.com
  47. 49. Online Reading opengeodata.org opendata.ie www.vicchi.org povesham.wordpress.com www.spatiallyadjusted.com www.edparsons.com geothought.blogspot.com www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog knowwhereconsulting.co.uk/giscussions oliverobrien.co.uk mike.teczno.com www.geographic.ie http://flic.kr/p/z6hK
  48. 50. www.GeoGraphic.ie

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