Open data has become a mantra for governments and, in many cases, the backbone of commercial and academic projects. In particular, data collected by public bodies in the pursuit of regulatory and legal functions tend […]
Data analytics and simulation for environment and society
GeoCUP: supporting a flexible student computing environment
Over the past year, we’ve been supporting our first cohort of Geocomputation & Spatial Analysis (GSA) students as they learn to code and work with geo-data in an open computing context (predominantly FOSS). This post reflects on some of the problems – and solutions – that emerged as a result.
‘GeoCUP’: Linux System-on-a-Key for Geospatial Analysis Project
We have received funding to develop a system for managing and distributing a full Linux system-on-a-key to students on our new undergraduate pathway. We are looking for an Informatics student (PhD, MSc, or BSc) to research, recommend, develop and test an appropriate solution that meets our needs. Read on for more information.