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Presentation given by Guy McGarva, EDINA, as part of the EDINA Geoforum 2014 event on Thursday 19th June 2014 at the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh.

Presentation given by Guy McGarva, EDINA, as part of the EDINA Geoforum 2014 event on Thursday 19th June 2014 at the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh.

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Digimap Update - Guy McGarva Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Geoforum: Digimap Update New and Enhanced features coming to Geo and Digimap Services Guy McGarva
  • 2. Quality Improvements • We’ve listened to what you have wanted through surveys, support requests, discussions etc.. See Quality Improvement Plans at http://edina.ac.uk/impact/ for details of what has been requested and what we are doing. • We have also made a lot of improvements to back- end systems to make the website faster, more reliable and resilient e.g. load balancing and new versions of software.
  • 3. New Collection: Environment Digimap • Launched October last year… • Contains Land Cover data from CEH for 1990, 2000 and 2007 • Roam mapping and Data Download clients are available
  • 4. Roams • Improvements to all Roams – Ordnance Survey – Historic – Geology – Marine – Environment
  • 5. New Interface for all Roams • New cleaner, more consistent interfaces to all Roams • They are all essentially the same with minor changes for different collections • Has greatly increased usage
  • 6. Stats showing increase in screen maps over the years
  • 7. New print interface in all Roams • Layout Preview – see the area you are printing – no more wasted time creating PDFs of the wrong area • Variable scale printing in all Roams (except Historic) – choose the exact scale you want your map • A4 – A0 printing in all Roams • Can now print overlapping maps in Ancient Roam
  • 8. Improved Search • Not much visible change but now includes street names and partial postcodes (e.g. EH9)
  • 9. Finally…printable Legends • Create a printable PDF Legend in all Roams (except Historic) • Geology Legends are Dynamic – i.e. they only shows features on the map
  • 10. Data Download Clients • New Geology Download launched in August last year • New Data – Northern Ireland Land Cover data from CEH – More Geology data from BGS including Geological Indicators of Flooding and Permeability
  • 11. New Formats for OS MasterMap OS MasterMap Topo in DWG – already implemented – makes life a lot easier for CAD users Coming Soon… • OS MasterMap as File Geodatabase – Will make it much easier to load into ArcGIS and QGIS • OS MasterMap buildings as KML with Heights (Alpha version) • Uses FME for on-the-fly-conversion
  • 12. Coming Soon: New Basemap Data in OS Roam • More Basemaps in Roam – VectorMap District – raster and vector versions will be available as alternatives to 50K Raster – We will be replacing OS 10K Raster with VML Raster – All 3 versions of Miniscale will be available
  • 13. New data and improvements... Marine • New High Res Bathymetry data for Marine – now 30m resolution rather than 180m • Updates to Hydrospatial and Raster Chart data • New Data Download client
  • 14. New data and improvements... Historic • Improved Metadata for Historic data in England and Wales – improved dates for publication and survey (Scotland already has it) • New Historic Download client similar to OS Data Download
  • 15. Still to come… • Updates to Data Download basket – make it easier to select different formats and dates • Updates to the Digimap Home Page • A tablet friendly Digimap • Site Rep stats for all collections • Please provide feedback!
  • 16. New Service: Digimap for Colleges Coming soon for FE
  • 17. Also working on… • UK Data Service Census Support – Will become ‘Open’ shortly - no login necessary to download data • Enhancements to Unlock, including adding historic English place-names (DEEP) and improvements to the API • GoGeo – adding language conversion, a mobile app, support for Gemini 2.2. and updating GeoDoc resources
  • 18. GoGeo Mobile App • The GoGeo mobile App is being developed
  • 19. Geo Projects • COBWEB Creating a testbed environment to enable citizens living within UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserves to collect environmental data using mobile devices • Palimpsest Providing access to vivid, evocative and dramatic excerpts of a wide range of geolocated Edinburgh-based literary texts either via the web resource, or in the city streets via a smartphone or tablet. • Spatial Memories Enabling people with disabilities to become more independent and less reliant on others in making spatially aware reminders, hints and checklists using a smartphone app. • Trading Consequences Exploring data about the economic and environmental consequences of commodity trading during the nineteenth century.
  • 20. Longer term aims • Integrate Geo services together more • Make more use of available data feeds • Make user workflows simpler and more complete • Provide solutions to common problems to do with the data life cycle • Increase utility and value of services • Improve support resources and capabilities
  • 21. What do you want to see? • Data • Functionality • Support