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I recently caught up on some TED videos having been meaning to look through their back catalog (well worthwhile by the way!)...

posted on: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 | path: /remote_sensing | permanent link to this entry

OGC UK and Ireland Forum
I attended the the OGC UK and Ireland Forum today which was an interesting experience. OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium) should be well known to all as the over arching industry body that defines geospatial standards (GML probably being the most well known)....

posted on: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 | path: /GIS | permanent link to this entry

Applications of Remote Sensing in Geomorphology
Smith, M.J. and Pain, C.F. (2009) Progress in Physical Geography, 33, 4, 568-582. Remotely sensed imagery has been used extensively in geomorphology since the availability of early Landsat data, with its value measurable by the extent to which it can meet the investigative requirements of geomorphologists....

posted on: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 | path: /publications/journals | permanent link to this entry

Open Source vs Commercial??
It's hardly a "new" story, but the whole issue of open source cropped up recently. I'm currently lead editor for a book on geomorphological mapping which will incorporate a DVD....

posted on: Wed, 15 Jul 2009 | path: /GIS | permanent link to this entry

ASTER GDEM is here!
ASTER GDEM is here!! I blogged about this last year and there has been some eager anticipation over the arrival of the product (see GIM and the BBC)....

posted on: Tue, 07 Jul 2009 | path: /remote_sensing | permanent link to this entry

OS Redacted Report
Following on from the OS review of the free data model, The Guardian placed an FoI request for the report itself and received a redacted version....

posted on: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 | path: /GIS | permanent link to this entry