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Urbanisation on high-class land around Auckland
The video shows the successive waves of urban growth from 1990 to 2008. The...
Some comments on migrating Landcare Research’s Web Map Services Infrastructure to Amazon Cloud Computing Services
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Informatics leads rollout of new National Land Resource Centre website
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High performance computing helps saves the NZ stick insect
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Kaipara Harbour – Update to website and online atlas
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Monthly Archives: September 2010
I first used the GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) software back in 1990-3 for a couple of projects I was involved in at Loughborough University but haven’t really used it since then. There being an ‘Introduction to GRASS software’ … Continue reading
Nick Spencer, Jerry Cooper, Kevin Richards are in Woods Hole, Massachusetts (US) 26th September to 1st Oct at the annual TDWG conference (pronounced ‘tag-wig’ and is an acronym for the Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) group formally known as the Taxonomic … Continue reading
The 24th August 2010 saw the formal launch by the Informatics team of the Land Resource Information System (LRIS) portal (http://lris.scinfo.org.nz/). The LRIS Portal gives individuals working in regional and central government, industry, research and education quick and easy access … Continue reading
I created a video to animate six months of 2010 New Zealand seismic activity data picked up by the GeoNet sensors. The animation begins in April and ends a few days after the 7.1 quake that hit Christchurch on September … Continue reading
Robert Gibb and David Medyckyj-Scott are in Barcelona this week attending the FOSS4G 2010 Conference. (FOSS4G is the acronym for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial.) There’s a great range of workshop and presentations. But equally important is the … Continue reading