Digimap have scheduled two “open surgery” webinars, open to all Digimap users. These hour long sessions offer the opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have about Digimap. Our team have a wealth of experience of mapping data and can help you with: using the service – how to get the map or data you […]
We recently made available, through the Digimap Lidar Collection, a wealth of Vertical Aerial Imagery data captured by the Environment Agency for England. The Environment Agency has been capturing vertical aerial imagery since 2006 on a project by project basis, so the coverage is not continuous across England. Availability grids for each year of data […]
We are pleased to announce a new webinar series for Digimap over the coming months. These short sessions are free to attend and are available to any Digimap user, whether staff, student or researcher. You will need to register to attend each webinar. Bookings will open a couple of weeks before each webinar is scheduled. The […]
May was one of the busiest in terms of dataset updates in the history of Digimap. Around 20 separate datasets have been updated bringing them bang up to date with the most recent data available from the data suppliers. All the updates are listed in the tables below, broken down by the Collection and service […]
Aerial Digimap updates March/April 2017 has been a busy couple of months for the Data Team who have been working hard to process a huge area of updated aerial imagery data from the data supplier, Getmapping. TheÂ update consists of around 80,000 individual 1km tiles, all captured in 2015, which is approximately 30% of the country. […]
The Digimap team are hosting a free webinar, on Wednesday 26 April 2017, from 1-1:30pm. The session will give an overview of how to create 3D models in common GIS and CAD packages (ArcGIS Pro, QGIS and AutoCAD) using data downloaded from Digimap. The session will look at the datasets available from Digimap that are […]
We have updated a number of key datasets in Jan/Feb 2017 in the Ordnance Survey collection of Digimap. These updates bring the datasets available from Digimap inline with the latest versions published by Ordnance Survey. Of particular note are the updates to the two most detailed mapping products available from Ordnance Survey: OS MasterMap Topography […]
This free webinar will briefly cover recent changes to Digimap Collections and offer a summary of copyright issues. An ideal way for Digimap site reps, or any staff who support Digimap users, to get information on key aspects of Digimap activity. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions on any aspect of Digimap. […]
Digimap are running a free webinar, on Wednesday 15th March between 1-1:30pm. The webinar is likely to be of interest to architecture staff and students, who use detailed Ordnance Survey urban map data in AutoCAD. We will: Show you how to download Ordnance Survey map data from Digimap AutoCAD: Discuss issues relating to the use […]
The latest Digimap addition is aerial photo images, covering the whole of Great Britain to 25cm precision. The University of Edinburgh has just subscribed to Aerial Digimap, so the great news is that staff and students can now access these wonderful images, overlay them onto other map layers, and combine them with building height and topology data to make amazing and beautiful three-dimensional maps of the whole of Britain.
Digimap is a visual interface that allows users to explore, annotate and download mapping data covering the whole of Great Britain.* Digimap’s historical map data go back as far as the 1840s, while geological, marine and environmental data have been available for some time.
It’s strikingly sunny in the images of Edinburgh. The Digimap team confirmed this is a UK-wide phenomenon: “Aerial Photography can only be captured on clear days, so it’s always sunny in Aerial Roam!”
You can watch a guided tour of Aerial Digimap’s features and a demonstration of how to make the most of them byÂ EDINA’s Ian Holmes in this recently recorded webinar:Â
To get started with Aerial Digimap, login with your EASE account at: http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/aerial
* For mapping data covering Northern Ireland, please see Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.
Pauline Ward is a Research Data Service Assistant based at EDINA, supporting staff and students at the University of Edinburgh