Tag: cartography

EDINA Digimap OSNI license expires

Have you downloaded any data from the Digimap OSNI (Northern Ireland Ordnance Survey) collection?  If so, Digimap want it back!  Or at least, they want you to delete it all by 31 July 2020 because this is when their license

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New Digimap trial includes high resolution aerial photography, area building surveys and land use mapping

Digimap has launched a pilot collection of data that they are trying out and evaluating against demand.  Just login to Digimap, agree to the licence conditions and you are free to use the new data up until 31st July 2020.

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Say hello to the world as it really looks

A new, free world map is now available. Its equal area projection shows countries and continents at their true size relative to one another. On this map, Africa is accurately shown to be 14 times the size of Greenland, far

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Digimap webinars

Do you use Digimap?  We’re pleased to announce a new schedule of weekly webinars starting next week that offer you the opportunity to learn about different aspects of using Digimap.  They are presented by Digimap’s Geo support team and give you

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Marine Digimap now available online

Marine Digimap has just joined our growing online collection of digital cartography resources.  This online tool allows registered users to view, annotate, save and print hydrospatial vector marine maps and Admiralty charts for waters around the UK.  These marine maps

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Planned Map Library closures (31 January and 20-26 February)

We regret that due to planned staff absence, the Map Library will be closed on Tuesday 31st January and again for a week from 20-26 February.  Please plan your large format scanning and digital mapping work around these times.

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Mathematical mapping and optimal pub crawls

Here’s something that might amuse students who enjoy both beer and computational mathematics: a map that shows the shortest route between all the pubs in the UK.  Here is an article about how the problem was solved and the map itself

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Planned Map Library closure (12th-13th January 2017)

The Map Library will be closed on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th January.  Map Library and large format scanning services (larger than A3) will be available again from Monday 16th January.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

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The Map Library re-opens

The Map Library is now open again following the completion of roof work above that area, although some stock remains inaccessible.  The Map Library Opening hours are shorter than those for the rest of the University Library; they are available from our opening

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Map Library temporarily closed

We regret that the Map Library is temporarily closed with most Map Library services unavailable while contractors work on the roof above.  The Map Librarian is available to offer advice by appointment but please email annushka.donin@port.ac.uk first to ensure they are available.

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