map mashups

Introducing GEMMA: A Geospatial Engine for Mass Mapping Applications

Introducing GEMMA: A Geospatial Engine for Mass Mapping Applications

GEMMA is the latest in a series of geospatial projects from the┬áCentre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, here at University College London. We are experiencing a massive explosion of online geospatial data from many new and unconventional sources from mobile devices to crowd-sourcing tools. Combined with newly released public sector information,…

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Data Mash-Ups and the Future of Mapping: JISC Report

Over the past few months we have been working with colleagues here at CASA, University College London and at the University of Nottingham, in association with the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) to write a report on Data mash-ups and the future of mapping. We are pleased to say the…

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flutter: Realtime Social Media Mapping

We are always wary of any description text that states ‘one of the most interesting things you’ll watch all day’ but it is actually a really neat movie and product, so we’ll let the marketing department off this time – flutter: Written in Adobe Flex, the application mashes up ESRI’s…

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Mashups: A Literature Review and Classification Framework

Future Internet continues the tradition of publishing online high quality peer reviewed papers. The latest paper byBrandon Beemer and Dawn Gregg entitled ‘Mashups: A Literature Review and Classification Framework’ is a timely and indeed useful reference for anyone working in the field. The papers abstract is as follows: The evolution…

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3D Mash-Up Maps let you ‘Edit’ the World

This weeks NewScientist has a good article entilted ‘3D mash-up maps let you ‘edit’ the world. Written by Colin Barras it notes that armchair explorers who soar over 3D cityscapes on their computer may be used to the idea of maps with an extra dimension. But they are now getting…

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