Ordnance Survey release New Height Product – OS Terrain 5 & Update to OS Terrain 50

Sourced from the Ordnance Survey Blog -  Gemma, 8, July, 2013 9:55 am  OS Terrain 5 is our new fully maintained analytical height product modelling the shape of Great Britain’s landscape. OS Terrain 5 is a digital terrain model designed to work together with our large-scale products to provide the third dimension to analytical applications, … Continue reading Ordnance Survey release New Height Product – OS Terrain 5 & Update to OS Terrain 50

GIS Tips – Using OSTN02 with QGIS

Not often I get requests....well, not often I get requests which lay down the guantlet. In my previous post "GIS Tips - Don't trust your GIS, have you heard of OSTN02?" I am quite flippant when mention how to add the OSTN02 to the QGIS system, then I got a couple of replies to my … Continue reading GIS Tips – Using OSTN02 with QGIS

Free OS Open Data via WMS? Now you can…

Source: Ordnance Survey blog 26 June 2013 OS OnDemand is expanding web service access options By Gemma, 26, June, 2013 8:00 am Our OS OnDemand web map service delivers data over the internet directly to our customers, wherever and whenever it’s needed. We have two versions of the service, a web map service (WMS), typically for … Continue reading Free OS Open Data via WMS? Now you can…

Happy Birthday Ordnance Survey!!

Source Ordnance Survey June 21st 2013 We’re 220 years old today By Paul, 21, June, 2011 9:01 am On this day in 1791, Ordnance Survey was born. Our arrival was marked by the payment of the princely sum £373.14s to Jesse Ramsden for a three-foot theodolite. That purchase was made at the request of the … Continue reading Happy Birthday Ordnance Survey!!

GIS Tips – Referencing spatial data

One of the most important and vital components in creating any GIS output, be it an online map or a simple image to provide the boss, is also one of the most legally dangerous....Referencing & licensing your data sources. This is scary ground, some people over-reference and end up writing a novel (taking away half … Continue reading GIS Tips – Referencing spatial data

Have fun map reading with your children | Outdoor skills | Ordnance Survey Leisure

Following my previous posts on making a treasure map with your kids, Ordnance Survey have provided a great article on map reading with your children. A definite MUST read. Have fun map reading with your children | Outdoor skills | Ordnance Survey Leisure.

Have fun map reading with your children | Outdoor skills | Ordnance Survey Leisure

Following my previous posts on making a treasure map with your kids, Ordnance Survey have provided a great article on map reading with your children. A definite MUST read. Have fun map reading with your children | Outdoor skills | Ordnance Survey Leisure.