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EEO/AGIS Seminar: Curating Digital Geospatial Information

March 14, 2016 Leave a comment

eoo1516This week’s EEO-AGI(S) seminar will be given by Prof. James Frew, Associate Professor, University California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).

The seminar will take place THIS Friday 18th March at 4.30pm in the Old Library, Geography Building, Univ. of Edinburgh, Drummond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9XP.

Also a reminder that following all EEO-AGI(S) Seminars are AGI Geo-Drinks for informal professional networking held from 5.45 in Teviot Library Bar, Bristo Sq, EH8 9AJ. All welcome – please do come along and meet colleagues and fellow AGI members.

See you all at 4.30.

Categories: AGI Scotland, Events

EEO/AGIS Seminar – The Current and Future Status of 3D GIS in the UK

January 12, 2016 Leave a comment

eoo1516This week’s EEO-AGI(S) seminar will be given by Dr. Claire Ellul, Reader in Geographical Information Science at University College London.

The seminar will take place THIS Friday 15th Jan at 5pm (please note the later time) in the Old Library, Geography Building, Univ. of Edinburgh, Drummond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9XP.

Also, a reminder that following all EEO-AGI(S) Seminars are AGI Geo-Drinks for informal professional networking held from 5.45 (onwards) in Teviot Library Bar, Bristo Sq, EH8 9AJ. All welcome – please do come along and meet colleagues and fellow AGI members.

We look forward to seeing you all at 5.

 

Categories: AGI Scotland, Events

EEO/AGI Scotland Seminar: “GIS and Archaeology, the consumer’s perspective”

November 20, 2015 Leave a comment

eoo1516This week’s EEO-AGI(S) seminar will be given by Prof. Jim Crow, Professor of Classical Archaeology and Head of Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh.

The seminar will take place TODAY, Friday 20th Nov, at 4.30pm in the Old Library, Geography Building, Univ. of Edinburgh, Drummond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9XP.

Also a reminder that following all EEO-AGI(S) Seminars are AGI Geo-Drinks for informal professional networking held from 5.45 in Teviot Library Bar, Bristo Sq, EH8 9AJ. All welcome – please do come along and meet colleagues and fellow AGI members.

Apologies for the late post!

Categories: AGI Scotland, Events

EEO-AGI Scotland Seminar: Establishing traceability in satellite-derived estimates of forest properties through modelling, reference measurements and test-site characterisations

October 15, 2015 Leave a comment

eoo1516This week’s EEO-AGI(S) seminar will be given by Dr. Joanne Nightingale, Head of Earth Observation at the National Physical Laboratory.

The seminar will take place THIS Friday 16th Oct at 4.30pm in the Old Library, Geography Building, Univ. of Edinburgh, Drummond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9XP.

Also a reminder that following all EEO-AGI(S) Seminars are AGI Geo-Drinks for informal professional networking held from 5.45 in Teviot Library Bar, Bristo Sq, EH8 9AJ. All welcome – please do come along and meet colleagues and fellow AGI members.

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Free Site Visit NEXT FRIDAY – Forth Replacement Crossing

October 14, 2015 Leave a comment

Artist’s Impression – Forth Replacement Crossing

Join us next Friday afternoon to find out about the Forth Replacement Crossing – Scotland’s biggest infrastructure project in a generation.

Transport Scotland is working with the Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors (FCBC) consortium on this project. The Forth Replacement Crossing (FRC) project is providing up to 1,200 job opportunities and a large number of sub contract and supply order opportunities for Scottish companies. This work will ensure the future of a vital element of Scotland’s transport network.

The visit is an opportunity to explore the exhibition within the visitor centre and then hear more about the project with fellow AGI members and others with a geospatial interest.

This visit is FREE to AGI Members – but places are strictly limited. Please book in advance to secure your place.

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EEO/AGI Scotland Professional Seminar Series 2015-16

September 28, 2015 Leave a comment

eoo1516The waiting is over! AGI Scotland are sponsoring the Edinburgh Earth Observatory (EEO) team for another programme of exciting talks.

The first talk is NEXT week – Fri 2nd Oct – with Cecilia Macintyre, Head of Census Quality and Data Exploitation at the National Registers of Scotland.

The full programme, and details as they come in can be found on the EEO website.

Seminars are held at 4.30pm in the usual venue – Old Library, Geography, University of Edinburgh, Drummond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9XP.

Refreshments and nibbles will be available. Any changes will be advertised on the website nearer the time and also on this blog.

All talks are followed by AGI Geo-Drinks from 5.45, open to all and held in the Teviot Library Bar, Bristo Square, EH8 9AJ.

See our website for updates, abstracts, Google calendar, and further
information:

http://www.eeo.ed.ac.uk/seminars/programme.html

Do make a note of these in your diary. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Categories: AGI Scotland, Events

Unmanned Aerial Systems – Free Event This Thursday

July 27, 2015 Leave a comment
Edinburgh by Drone - GeoGeo

Edinburgh by Drone – GeoGeo

Last call for our Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drone) Focus event on Thursday!

Bookings have been strong and we’re expecting a great turn out so don’t leave it too late if you would like to join us. You must book online before you attend – it’s free for AGI members and only £12 for non-members.

We’ll be welcoming you from 3.30pm on the day, with a bit of time to have a look at the drones before we kick off with our great speaker line-up at 4pm:

  • Craig Jump, Sky View Video
  • Paul Georgie, GeoGeo
  • Alasdair Mac Arthur, University of Edinburgh, Geosciences
  • Paddy Davies, Horizon AP
  • Pauline Miller, James Hutton Institute

Book online now.

In the meantime, here is a preview from GeoGeo. See you Thursday.

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