Environment Systems is pleased to be able to support QGIS

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Whilst performing some vector work, a staff member at Environment Systems noticed that features had become misplaced after upgrading to QGIS Long-term Release v3.10. Senior GIS Analyst, Matt Yandell-Thomas confirmed the problem and opened a bug with QGIS (https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/issues/34993). The developers quickly concluded that QGIS itself was probably not the actual cause, but rather some underlying library, and closed the … Read More

Edinburgh Earth Observatory Seminars

A seminar series presenting topics in the broad areas of geographical information and remote sensing. This prestigious series combines research seminars with talks of professional interest and is open to students and staff across the University and beyond, together with professionals in the field. We are pleased to host these seminar events, organised by the Edinburgh Earth Observatory and supported … Read More

Calling Associate Members: Are you interested in helping shape GeoCom21?

The Association for Geographical Information

GeoCom is the flagship event of the AGI, organised  by geospatial professional for geospatial professionals. To help organise this event we are looking for two Associate Members to volunteer their time to join the event sub-group that is focused on developing the event programme and content for this year.  If this would be of interest please reach out to AGI. … Read More

AGI Northern Ireland Annual Conference – ‘Geographic Information: Supporting a Sustainable Future’

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AGI Northern Ireland are delighted to announce the date of their Annual Conference ‘Geographic Information: Supporting a Sustainable Future’. Register now for our annual conference, which is not only critical to our mission to serve and nurture a thriving geospatial community, but also reflects the current needs and realities of out society. Our conference speakers will touch on topics including … Read More

Remembering Professor Ian Masser

The Association for Geographic Information AGI

A geospatial pioneer with a passion for collaboration We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Professor Ian Masser whose leadership, enthusiasm and generosity in sharing his expertise will be sorely missed by all in the geocommunity. Many AGI members will remember his great support and active participation in developing the Association, and he was a familiar face … Read More

UK Gemini Metadata Standard moves to GitHub

UK Gemini

Since the release of Version 2.3 of Gemini in 2018, the Gemini Working Group has been reviewing a set of changes for the next update. We are also improving the visibility of the process of maintaining the standard by moving various elements to GitHub. The schematron files have been located there for a while, but that’s just one small part … Read More

The Intersection of GI and COVID-19 in Northern Ireland

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Just like the rest of the world, Northern Ireland (NI) is facing unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic. During the last few months, GI professionals across the country have been stepping up and helping organisations and local communities alike. These efforts to leverage spatial data and information can be seen in the work of various individuals and teams throughout the … Read More

Building a Geospatial Career

AGI Early Careers Network

Earlier this year, the AGI’s Early Careers Network joined forces with Geovation to discuss geospatial careers with an expert panel from across the industry, exploring the evolution of the geospatial industry and jobs, skills requirements of the industry and sharing some insights from their own unique experiences. Watch a recording of this event. As always, we would love to hear … Read More

AGI Cymru On-Line Pub Quiz

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July saw AGI Cymru host their first on-line pub quiz open to members and non-members. Hosted by Quiz Master Kev, the early leaders Helena, Tom and Cats held their position throughout the Welsh and geography related quiz rounds to take first place. Well done to them and to everyone who took part. A fun Friday night in lockdown. Look out … Read More