Author Archives: SGoold

National Mammal Atlas

A National Mammal Atlas is available from The Mammal Society.  Users can add records or view information.   Mammal Tracker Apps are available for mobile recording and reporting from the iPhone store or for Android devices. Advertisements

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Leafsnap UK – Leaf Recognition App

An free iPhone App Leafsnap UK has been developed by the Natural History Museum in collaboration with US teams. The app uses ‘leaf recognition technology’ to identify trees from users iPhone leaf photos and then adds the images and their … Continue reading

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Orchard Mapping and Ground-Truthing App

Traditional Orchard Habitat Maps from the People’s Trust for Endangered Species Traditional Orchard Survey can be viewed on the Trust’s website There are separate maps for Traditional orchards and Marginal sites together with a combined map. Red dots indicate sites … Continue reading

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British Library release includes map images

A variety of map images have been identified in the recent release of a million images by the British Library. More information is about the British Library release of images is available from http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digital-scholarship/2013/12/a-million-first-steps.html A large number of the maps … Continue reading

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VISUALISATION two hundred years ago: Humphrey Repton’s image of Wentworth BEFORE landscaping

Humphrey Repton, landscape designer, 1752-1818 became famous for producing high quality watercolour images of before and after his landscaping proposals. These images show Wentworth, South Yorkshire as it was and how it could look if his plans were implemented. The … Continue reading

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Wentworth AFTER proposed landscaping

Repton’s view of how it could look, with landscaping and a lake. Picture source: Wikimedia Commons http://www.sil.si.edu/Exhibitions/Voyages/3-1-Repton.jpg

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Smart Cities – smart courses

New Smart Cities masters courses at CASA, UCL

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