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Setting up an Anaconda Python Environment with Jupyter and GeoPandas

In these blogs (part 1, part 2), I take a look at GeoPandas and go through a worked example to show off some the cool things it does.

Geocomputation with R

I wanted to write about how quick and easy it is to make a simple map in R. However, it dawned on me that the first time I tried to make a map in R it actually took a long time.

Open Source Spatial – GeoPandas, Part 2

This is part 2 of a blog on GeoPandas

Open Source Spatial: GeoPandas Part 1

This is part 1 of the first installment of a new series of blogs on Open-Source Spatial technologies. First stop on this tour is a Python library called GeoPandas.

Creating Maps for Adventurers

Spatial Vision’s extensive range of Outdoor Recreation Guides cover fourteen distinct bushwalking regions throughout Victoria and New South Wales. Each guide contains their own standalone coloured cover, making it easily accessible and identifiable.

Esri Dashboards in Under 5 Minutes

As someone working in both the spatial analysis industry as well as software development, I am impressed when coming across tools that can be used for company to analyse performance.

Have We Seen The Death Of The Atlas?

For most of us, our first introduction to maps was by a teacher at primary school. As we progressed through the education system, atlases were introduced, exposing students to the art of cartography and the science of geography.

Great Ocean Road Erosion Impacts

Fascinating but worrying to see the work reported in The Age Newspaper (“Great Ocean Road at risk from surging sea” 11/01/2019 – Royce Millar) concerning the impact of rising sea levels on the iconic Great Ocean Road along the south-western Victorian coastline.

WhaleReport Alert System

Collisions with ships are one of the most common causes of death or injury for cetaceans.  The likelihood of collisions occurring will increase as the world’s reliance on ship-based transportation of goods and people increases. 

The UN World Geospatial Information Congress

I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural UN World Geospatial Information Congress earlier in November, along with new SV staff member, Zaffar Mohamed-Ghouse. I was there as a representative of both Spatial Vision and in my capacity of a Director of SIBA|GITA. Zaffar likewise was representing SV’s new Strategic Consulting area, and in his capacity as a President of SSSI.