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Open Geodata, GIS Ireland 2010

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Presentation given by Richard Cantwell at GIS Ireland 2010 on Open Geodata

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Open Geodata, GIS Ireland 2010

  1. 1. Lowering Data Acquisition Costs and Raising Innovation – Leveraging Public Domain and Volunteered Geographic Information Richard Cantwell www.geographic.ie richard@geographic.ie twitter.com/GeoGraphicIE
  2. 2. I Love Open Data, and here's why you should too.. Richard Cantwell www.geographic.ie richard@geographic.ie twitter.com/GeoGraphicIE
  3. 3. Cartography.. Spatial Data.. GIS.. all changing. http://www.axismaps.com/typographic.php
  4. 4. New ways of visualising and exploring data http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/4982034696/
  5. 5. New sources of GeoData http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/4672160490
  6. 6. New methods of extracting GeoData http://www.cartogrammar.com/blog/flickr-as-a-paintbrush/
  7. 7. Social Networks – a rich source
  8. 8. New Geographies http://www.casa.ucl.ac.uk/urbantick/maps/london_ncl_100628.html
  9. 9. New Insights
  10. 10. New Technologies http://prettymaps.stamen.com/
  11. 11. Open Data http://www.oobrien.com/vis/bikes/
  12. 12. Augmented Reality Browser http://www.walkspace.org/namaland/
  13. 13. SRTM http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/
  14. 14. http://labs.geofabrik.de/history OpenStreetMap
  15. 15. Large Community, Rapid Growth http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Stats
  16. 16. www.osm-wms.de Services & Capabilities Expanding
  17. 17. Vector Data - Cartography http://maps.cloudmade.com/editor
  18. 18. Custom POI Maps http://www.lenz-online.de/cgi-bin/osm/osmpoinit.pl
  19. 19. OpenIrishMap http://www.technomancy.org/openirishmap/
  20. 20. Timeliness http://www.openstreetmap.org
  21. 21. Haiti OSM 11 th Jan 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikel_maron/4274264767/
  22. 22. Haiti OSM 14 th Jan 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikel_maron/4274264771
  23. 23. http://walking-papers.org GPS Mapping – on Paper
  24. 24. OSM in 3D http://www.osm-3d.org
  25. 27. Data vs API
  26. 28. 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/
  27. 29. www.GeoGraphic.ie

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