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Presentation given as part of the DevCSI/JISC GECO Open Mapping Workshop which was held at the Electron Club, CCA, Glasgow on Thursday 25th August 2011. The event was connected to the OpenStreetMap ...

Presentation given as part of the DevCSI/JISC GECO Open Mapping Workshop which was held at the Electron Club, CCA, Glasgow on Thursday 25th August 2011. The event was connected to the OpenStreetMap State of the Map Scotland event.

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Introduction to the JISC GECO Project - Nicola Osborne, EDINA Introduction to the JISC GECO Project - Nicola Osborne, EDINA Presentation Transcript

  • Nicola Osborne
    JISC GECO Project Team &
    EDINA Social Media Officer
    Nicola.Osborne@ed.ac.uk
  • JISC GECO Projects
    JISC GECO supports the JISC Geo 15/10 Projects:
    ELOGeo – E-Learning for the Open Geospatial Community
    GEMMA – Geospatial Engine for Mass Mapping Applications
    geoCrimeData – Exploring Geospatial Data for Crime Analysis
    GeoSciTeach – Customisable Smart Phone Application for GIS-Supported Teaching and Learning
    Halogen 2 - Enhancingthe HALOGEN (History, Archaeology, Linguistics, Onomastics and GENetics) cross-disciplinary spatial research databaseon immigration and/orcontinuity of human populations in the British Isles in the distant past.  
    IGIBS – Interoperable Geographic Information for Biosphere Study
    JISC G3 – Bridging the Gap Between the GeoWeb and GIS
    NatureLocator – Developing a Geospatial Smart Phone App for Use in Biological Survey Work
    PELAGIOS – internationalconsortium of leading research groups that are trialling a method of linking open datato enable the discovery and reuse of information related to ancient places.
    STEEV – Spatio-Temporal Energy Efficiency Visualisations
    U.Geo – Unlocking the Geospatial Potential of Survey Data at the UK Data Archive
    xEvents / PhilEvents – A Geo Aware Calendar App for Academic Events
  • JISC GECO Blog
    On the blog you will find:
    • Updates on the 15/10 projects and the various tools and guidelines they are creating.
    • Updates and news on JISC GECO events and activities.
    • Posts on new tools and relevant news.
    • Reflective posts on the ways in which geo feeds into other disciplines and areas of life.
    • Guest posts on geo tools, technologies and ideas.
    We want the blog to be accessible and interesting to a broad audience and welcome your comments and suggestions.
    http://geco.blogs.edina.ac.uk/
  • Events and Outreach
    JISC GECO Events coming up include sessions on INSPIRE, and on Geo and Cultural Heritage
    We are keen to help you promote any events or activities you may be involved in with a Geo slant so email us (via edina@ed.ac.uk) and we will help you get word out.
    We welcome guest posts on all aspects of geo for the JISC GECO blog!
  • Follow the GECO…
    Keep up with the projects and events on the blog: http://geco.blogs.edina.ac.uk/
    Join our mailing list: https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/JISC-GECO
    Follow us on Twitter: @jiscgeco
    Look out for Tweets, blog posts, images, etc. with the #jiscgeo or #jiscgeco tags
  • Thanks!
    If you have any questions or ideas for the JISC GECO team please get in touch:
    James Reid
    Project Manager
    james.reid@ed.ac.uk
    Nicola Osborne
    Social Media Officer
    nicola.osborne@ed.ac.uk