newsline Summer 2017

   

DIGIMAP

Digimap Lidar image

Read about the inclusion of Lidar (Light Detection and Ranging) data to the Aerial Digimap collection and this year’s GeoForum, held in the Geological Society of London on the 22nd of June.

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ISG Innovation

Pixel This

Pixel This was a small Innovation Fund project looking at creating more arresting visuals for promotion/marketing by using a photographic technique known as ‘light painting’. Specifically, we used a piece of technology called a ‘pixel stick’ to over-paint light onto conventionally captured photographs, such as the above illustration.

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James.reid@ed.ac.uk

   

EDINBURGH MAPS

Edinburgh Maps

The Edinburgh Maps project proposed creating a web interface to allow the generation of a web map for inclusion in a project page, MOOC, event webpage etc.

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Curious Edinburgh

Site2Cite

Reference Rot in theses: a HiberActive Pilot (now named Site2Cite) is working with postgraduate student interns to understand how PhD students can be supported through tools that enable resilient links and associated archiving of web resources being used and cited in research.

Find out more:

http://hiberactive.edina.ac.uk/

   

ShareGeo

ShareGeo Open

ShareGeo Open, content has been successfully imported into DataShare, the University of Edinburgh’s data repository.

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Digital Footprint Award

Digital Footprint

Award Success for EDINA’s Research-informed Digital Footprint Consultancy and Training

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LitLong at the Book Festival

LitLong at the Book Festival

The Words on the Street project has been developing new LitLong: Edinburgh apps that enable anyone to interact with georeferenced literature of Edinburgh.

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Robin Rice

Open Depot

After ten years of continuous operation, EDINA has closed OpenDepot.org and migrated the content.

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Repository Fringe

Repository Fringe

EDINA’s Director Janet Roberts teed off this year’s Repository Fringe at the John McIntyre Centre on the 3rd of August.

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Robin Rice

Geograph into Digimap for Schools

The popular Digimap for Schools service was updated to include millions of photos from across Great Britain.

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