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Voluntary Geography Input

In the future, mapmaking will be done bottom-up and no longer monolithically from the top down. The regions that will most benefit from this new approach will be the developing ones. The message broadcast by Google's evangelising geospatial technologist Ed Parsons is never one that falls easy on the ears of the community. Because it can make for rather uneasy listening, can't it, to hear somebody forecast the end of your profession, or at least the beginning of the end? On the other hand, it's also a message that finds a welcome - delegates regularly flock through the corridors of... (read more)
2011-07-25 03:03:33

Geography Research Hub Opened

A traditional ribbon cutting ceremony marked the official opening of a new Graduate Geography and Environment Research Hub at the University of Southampton (UK). The new research facility, which provides a modern research environment for up to sixty graduate doctoral students and facilities for visiting scientists, was officially opened in May 2011 by Ordnance Survey director-general and chief executive Vanessa Lawrence. Vanessa, who is a member of the University's council and a visiting professor at the University, commented: "It was a great honour to open the new research hub. For many years Ordnance Survey has had a strong link with... (read more)
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