GIS Tips – Getting OSTN02 to work with QGIS 2.2

If you follow me on Twitter, you will know how frustrated I have been lately with QGIS and getting the Ordnance Survey transformation to work fully. With QGIS 2.2 came a lot of great changes, the best for me was the ability to add custom transformations, this gave me the ability to apply 7 parameter … Continue reading GIS Tips – Getting OSTN02 to work with QGIS 2.2

Why is NTV2 important or … why you need your balls checked

This post is dedicated to a dear colleague of mine, who I have only worked with for a year but has had a profound effect on me and the way I look at my work. His name is Stuart Leather and he's off to work for another company but he has left a phrase in … Continue reading Why is NTV2 important or … why you need your balls checked

GIS Tips: Adding OSTN02 to ArcGIS Explorer (build 2500)

Adding OSTN02 to ArcGIS Explorer Build 2500 This is a quick walkthrough of how to apply OSTN02 to ArcGIS Explorer build 2500, it assumes a Windows 7 install, though this fix will work with XP. First download & install the Projection System expansion pack: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/communities/arcgis-explorer-desktop/01s000000017000000.htm#ESRI_SECTION1_5F289729636840309B87C664AEEF4249 Then navigate to the ArcGIS Explorer program folder, this can … Continue reading GIS Tips: Adding OSTN02 to ArcGIS Explorer (build 2500)

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