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Edina Geoservices Review - Emma Diffley


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Presentation given as part of the EDINA Digimap GeoForum 2013 on Thursday 20th June 2013 at the Congress Centre, London.

Presentation given as part of the EDINA Digimap GeoForum 2013 on Thursday 20th June 2013 at the Congress Centre, London.

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  • 1. EDINA Geoservices ReviewWhat are we doing, where are we going?
  • 2. What does EDINA offer?
  • 3. Digimap Carto….• Carto is being withdrawn on 31 July 2013• Where did the functionality go?– Key aspects already added to Roam– Further enhancements in progress
  • 4. Enhancements to Roam• Annotations: Save, Open, Import and Export (tovarious formats)• Printing from Ancient Roam to PDF
  • 5. New print options• All Roams will support (currently in OS only)– A4 to A0 printing– user defined scale within given ranges
  • 6. In future for all Roams…• In progress…– new cleaner interface, consistent across all Roams– convergence of look and feel across all Collections– better printing controls– simpler, combined map and annotation Save/Open– Additional overlay options coming soon (boundaries,contours…)
  • 7. Data Improvements• VectorMap Local Shapefiles– converted all tiles to Shapefile– Layer files for symbolisation are inproduction• VectorMap Local DWG– converted all tiles to DWG– coming soon• OS MasterMap ITN– improved performance withreduced file sizes• OS MasterMap Topo– DWG planned soon …
  • 8. VectorMap styling for Strategi®• Potential for some features not to be shown at smallerscales e.g. tourist symbols
  • 9. Meridian 2™ and LandForm Panorama – VML styling
  • 10. Harmonising Data Download• All OS data provided through one client…– encompasses MasterMap Download and BoundaryDownload– includes all OS Open Data and Digimap Licensed data• New Geology Download available soon– same framework as OS Data Download– includes Borehole data and the Lexicon of Named RockUnits
  • 11. Help and Support Enhancements• New Resource Centre• Revised Learning Resources• More and reorganised CaseStudies• New eLearning modules forAutoCad coming soon• Improved service videosand presentations
  • 12. Digimap Resource CentreYou don’t needto log in tobrowse theResource Centre
  • 13. GoGeo• More resources added and “Editors Picks” highlighted• Search for data among 20,000 records from dataproviders around the world• Workshop resources introduce importance of metadata• Keep up to date– Blog– Twitter - @go_geo–
  • 14. ShareGeo Open•• Over 210 resources• All are open and free to use• projects/research/teaching• Cite URI in publications• Deposit your own data?
  • 15. FieldTrip GBData collection App for iPhone and Android1.Design your own data capture project2.Capture your data3.Export it to KML /CSV/GeoJSONHome Mapping Capture Review
  • 16. GeoTaggerYour PictureUploadExisting ExifMetadataUse map to locate wherepicture was takenExportimage
  • 17. • Example of one being made here:Europe – Smallarea, big drinkersN. America – Bigarea, big drinkersIndia – Big area –light drinkers
  • 18. UKBORDERS…where did it go??• UKBORDERS is now:The UK Data Service Census Support Unit• Go to:
  • 19. UK Data Service Census Support• All applications now in the UK DataService style• Functions and data remain unchanged• Training now available via webinars• All support enquiries to go via onlineenquiry page• Some things still in state of flux
  • 20. Accessing Census Geography data
  • 21. What is on the horizon?• Still awaiting news on funding• Ideas on “mobilisation”• Keen to hear your ideas on newdata• New supportmaterials