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Edina Geoservices Review - Emma Diffley

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EDINA Geoservices Review
What are we doing, where are we going?

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What does EDINA offer?
http://edina.ac.uk/maps/

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Digimap Carto….
• Carto is being withdrawn on 31 July 2013
• Where did the functionality go?
– Key aspects already added t...

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Edina Geoservices Review - Emma Diffley

  1. 1. EDINA Geoservices Review What are we doing, where are we going?
  2. 2. What does EDINA offer? http://edina.ac.uk/maps/
  3. 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 • Carto is being withdrawn on 31 July 2013 • Where did the functionality go?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. 4. Enhancements to Roam • Annotations: Save, Open, Import and Export (to various formats) • Printing from Ancient Roam to PDF
  5. 5. New print options • All Roams will support (currently in OS only) – A4 to A0 printing – user defined scale within given ranges
  6. 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. 7. Data Improvements • VectorMap Local Shapefiles – converted all tiles to Shapefile – Layer files for symbolisation are in production • VectorMap Local DWG – converted all tiles to DWG – coming soon • OS MasterMap ITN – improved performance with reduced file sizes • OS MasterMap Topo – DWG planned soon …
  8. 8. VectorMap styling for Strategi® • Potential for some features not to be shown at smaller scales e.g. tourist symbols
  9. 9. Meridian 2™ and LandForm Panorama – VML styling
  10. 10. Harmonising Data Download • All OS data provided through one client… – encompasses MasterMap Download and Boundary Download – 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 Rock Units
  11. 11. Help and Support Enhancements • New Resource Centre • Revised Learning Resources • More and reorganised Case Studies • New eLearning modules for AutoCad coming soon • Improved service videos and presentations
  12. 12. Digimap Resource Centre You don’t need to log in to browse the Resource Centre
  13. 13. GoGeo • More resources added and “Editors Picks” highlighted • Search for data among 20,000 records from data providers around the world • Workshop resources introduce importance of metadata • Keep up to date – Blog – Twitter - @go_geo – www.gogeo.ac.uk
  14. 14. ShareGeo Open • www.sharegeo.ac.uk • Over 210 resources • All are open and free to use • projects/research/teaching • Cite URI in publications • Deposit your own data?
  15. 15. FieldTrip GB Data collection App for iPhone and Android 1.Design your own data capture project 2.Capture your data 3.Export it to KML /CSV/GeoJSON Home Mapping Capture Review
  16. 16. GeoTagger Your Picture Upload Existing Exif Metadata Use map to locate where picture was taken Export image http://tagger.edina.ac.uk
  17. 17. • Example of one being made here: Europe – Small area, big drinkers N. America – Big area, big drinkers India – Big area – light drinkers http://cartogrammar.edina.ac.uk Cartogrammar
  18. 18. UKBORDERS…where did it go?? • UKBORDERS is now: The UK Data Service Census Support Unit • Go to: http://census.ukdataservice.ac.uk/
  19. 19. UK Data Service Census Support • All applications now in the UK Data Service style • Functions and data remain unchanged • Training now available via webinars • All support enquiries to go via online enquiry page • Some things still in state of flux
  20. 20. Accessing Census Geography data
  21. 21. What is on the horizon? • Still awaiting news on funding • Ideas on “mobilisation” • Keen to hear your ideas on new data • New support materials

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