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November 2011: York Archaeology wins Queen's Anniversary Prize
The Department of Archaeology at York University, which hosts the ADS, has been given a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. Introduced following the 40th Anniversary of the Queen's reign in 1992, the prizes, which rank alongside the Queen's Awards for Industry are awarded biennially for 'work of exceptional quality and of broad benefit either nationally or internationally'. This is the fifth to be conferred on the university in 15 years, only the second time it has been awarded to a whole Department.
20 Apr 2015
Google Maps Mania
The Greatest Maps of the Week
The standout map this week was clearly the Interactive Map of A Year In The Life Of Earth's CO2. The map is a great animated visualization of one year's carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide concentrations around the world. It is also an amazing technical achievement. The Cartography and Geovisualization Group at Oregon State University has created the map from NASA's video, A Year In The Life Of
19 Apr 2015
ADS - New Collections
June 2010: Developing Magnetometer Techniques to Identify Submerged Archaeological Sites
Marine magnetic surveying has become a standard technique for mapping the location of ferrous material on the seabed. The aim of the project was to acquire a better understanding of magnetic data and thus develop our ability to interpret these data with increased confidence.
18 Apr 2015
The Map Room
Map of Canada Changes Depiction of Arctic Sea Ice
The federal government's new map of Canada, part of the Atlas of Canada reference series, came out this week. Among the changes between it and its predecessor (which came out in 2006), one in...

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17 Apr 2015
Megalithic Portal
Constantin LBK-Settlement

. A Neolithic settlement of the Linear Pottery culture (or LBK, based on the German Linearbandkeramik), discovered in Bochum-Hiltrop/Bergen (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) in 1949.
09 Apr 2015
Open Objects
Sentiment analysis is opinion turned into code

Modern elections are data visualisation bonanzas, and the 2015 UK General Election is no exception. Last night seven political leaders presented their views in a televised debate. This morning the papers are full of snap polls, focus groups, body language experts, and graphs based on public social media posts describing the results. Graphs like the … Continue reading Sentiment analysis is opinion turned into code

The post Sentiment analysis is opinion turned into code appeared first on Open Objects.

03 Apr 2015
mapperz blog
New Ordnance Survey OpenMap (Open Data) Released
New Ordnance Survey OpenMap (Open Data) Released OpenRoads "OS Open Roads is a connected road network for Great Britain. It contains all classified roads (such as motorways and A & B...

Map and GIS News finding blog. With so many Maps and GIS sites online now it is hard to find the good from the not so good. This blog tries to cut the cream and provide you with the newest, fastest, cleanest and most user friendly maps that are available online. News has location and it is mapped.
24 Mar 2015
Wessex Archaeology: Events
The Maritime Archaeology of the Dover Barrage

2115Multibeam Swath Bathymetry of the UB 109

Graham Scott of Wessex Archaeology will talk about recent English Heritage investigations of First World War U-boat wrecks, carried out with members of Canterbury Divers and Folkestone 501
 
All Welcome
 

Wednesday 14 January 2014 8pm

 
Folkestone Yacht & Motor Club
North Street, Folkestone, CT19 6AF
 
 
Image crown copyright, courtesy of Swath Services
 
 
05 Jan 2015
Archaetech
Without a federal UK, a reluctant ‘Yes’
Like many other Scots resident outside Scotland, I have been following the referendum intently with a mixture of pride, envy and angst. Proud that as a nation it has engaged so fully in debate, envy that I (rightly) couldn’t take part, and angst because even now I find it hard to decide upon a vote I […]
17 Sep 2014
UK Archaeology Conferences
In, Out and In Between: Dynamics of Cultural Borders
17/10/2012-19/10/2012: Session focussing on dialectical relations between culture, social relations and landscape, with special interest in the reflections of ethnic boundaries in material culture..
03 Jul 2012
Computing, GIS and Archaeology in the UK
Portable GIS vs OSGeo Live
Over the last couple of weeks, a few people have asked me the same question, which is (to paraphrase) “what’s the difference between Portable GIS and OSGeo Live or USB GIS?”. You get asked something once, and that’s fine, but more than that and it’s worth a blog post! The main difference between the two [...]
23 Mar 2012
Archaeology News
Scientists discover Oetzi's last meal
Oetzi's body was discovered in 1991 inside a glacier near the mountainous border between Italy and Austria, where it had been naturally mummified about 5300 years ago. Previous analysis concluded...
18 Dec 2011
Professional GIS / GPS Developers Google Group
New stable version of gvSIG Desktop available: gvSIG 1.9
A new stable version of gvSIG Desktop has been released: gvSIG Desktop
1.9.

It's available on the Downloads section of the gvSIG website:
[link].

This new version has many new features which are listed next.

12 Nov 2009
Online Archaeology Blog
OPEN ARCHIVE - a new web based system for accessing our past
The wealth of information gathered by local archaeological groups and societies on excavations, surveys and documentary research is one of the important sources of data for the study of archaeology in the UK. Currently, this archive of British archaeology is stored locally, within libraries and local history centres as well as with the originating group [...]
16 Sep 2009
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