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Compass Informatics - Overview


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Compass Informatics - Overview

  1. 1. Contact us! <ul><li>         </li></ul><ul><li>Block 8, Blackrock Business Park, Carysfort Avenue, </li></ul><ul><li>Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Tel +353-1-2104580; Fax + 353-1-2789501 </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Web / </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the National Biodiversity Data Centre </li></ul><ul><li>at </li></ul>
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  4. 4. INSPIRE.COMPASS.IE Open information resource
  5. 5. <ul><li>Compass Informatics provides services and solutions in three interlinked areas: </li></ul><ul><li>:: Information Management </li></ul><ul><li>:: GeoSpatial Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>:: Planning & Environmental Services </li></ul><ul><li>… and operating the National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>:: Natural Resources Management </li></ul><ul><li>:: Land & Asset Management Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>:: Urban, Regional, Socio-economic, and Transport Planning </li></ul><ul><li>:: Local & Central Government Information Systems </li></ul>Providing solutions across a range of application areas…
  7. 7. Selected clients… <ul><li>Natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Urban planning </li></ul><ul><li>Flooding </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Transport planning </li></ul><ul><li>Asset management </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiversity </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry </li></ul><ul><li>Land management </li></ul><ul><li>Field data capture </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy development </li></ul><ul><li>Bioenergy </li></ul>
  8. 8. Our teams…
  9. 9. Geomatics Workflow Using Geographic Information Technologies to create and deliver information…
  10. 10. Why Geo-Informatics… <ul><li>Methods for effective information sharing – making data available in a form that is accessible, interpretable, updateable. </li></ul><ul><li>Providing data in a form that facilitates integration with other data, and analysis and scenario modelling. </li></ul><ul><li>Having tools to hand for efficient and accurate data creation and capture at a reasonable cost. </li></ul><ul><li>Developing skills to utilise, maintain and support these functions and systems. </li></ul>   
  11. 11. Mobile Mapping Solutions..
  12. 12. GeoField field data capture
  13. 13. Selected technologies used…
  14. 14. ERDAS Resellers Geospatial Information Lifecycle
  15. 15. Providing a range of interlinked services.. <ul><li>:: GIS & Data Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data conversion, data supply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database design and management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spatial analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>:: Systems Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web mapping & multimedia solutions, web design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software & data systems development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>:: Ecology & Planning Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Operation of the National Biodiversity Data Centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field studies supported by spatial ICT solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>:: Earth Observation & Survey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GPS/GNSS field surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spatial video for asset management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LIDAR and imagery surveys </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. INSPIRE SDI Toolkit <ul><li>Meet your requirements at low cost </li></ul><ul><li>Get expert knowledge, support, training on your obligations </li></ul><ul><li>Do an information audit & develop a plan </li></ul><ul><li>Brand your own metadata and data node & portal </li></ul><ul><li>Use standards compliant open source or proprietary solutions </li></ul>
  17. 17. SELECTED SYSTEMS <ul><li>Putting information and technology to work </li></ul>
  18. 18. WaterMaps – Public Consultation Tool for the Water Framework Directive <ul><li>Publicly accessible mapping and reporting tool to support consultation and information delivery for the draft River Basin Management Plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Context is EU Water Framework Directive. </li></ul><ul><li>Available from </li></ul><ul><li>Readily extendible to other countries. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Series of core map layers. </li></ul><ul><li>Ready access to extensive supporting layers. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Access to summary reports from map interface. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Tooltip access to summary info. </li></ul><ul><li>Simplified access to complex data. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Summary reports. </li></ul><ul><li>Save to Pdf, Excel etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Email for review. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Transport modelling
  24. 24. Transport modelling
  25. 25. UNEP… ‘Acknowledging that our understanding of biodiversity is still relatively basic, we need to improve the quality of our biodiversity knowledge, and make it more relevant to human development ’ Operating the National Biodiversity Data Centre for Ireland… Creating a model for adoption elsewhere…
  26. 26. BiodiversityIreland – Data Management & Mapping System <ul><li>At the National Biodiversity Data Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Serving research, policy & planning </li></ul><ul><li>Having data creation, collation, management & delivery at its core. </li></ul><ul><li>Use of geomatics & bioinformatics is fundamental to its operation. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Biodiversity data collation &sharing
  28. 28. Biodiversity data collation &sharing
  29. 30. Web based enviro modelling & management tools
  30. 31. Self Service Pre Planning System (SSPS) <ul><li>Web based system for public and planning agents. </li></ul><ul><li>Undertake an early assessment of planning constraints at a site as part of the pre-planning process. </li></ul><ul><li>Simple interface and low bandwidth compatible. </li></ul><ul><li>Site digitising and reporting facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted to create project reporting system – internal and public facing. </li></ul>(c) Compass Informatics Limited 2008
  31. 32. (c) Compass Informatics Limited 2008
  32. 33. Contact us! <ul><li>         </li></ul><ul><li>Block 8, Blackrock Business Park, Carysfort Avenue, </li></ul><ul><li>Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Tel +353-1-2104580; Fax + 353-1-2789501 </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Web / </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the National Biodiversity Data Centre </li></ul><ul><li>at </li></ul>