Author Archives: billreidgeo

A few new links.

It’s been too long since there has been an update – so something is better than nothing. This list is mainly data visualisation … Datacopia looks pretty interesting. GIS – go there Geopaparazzi – http://geopaparazzi.github.io/geopaparazzi/ always at hand, when needed (app) take georeferenced and possibly orientated pictures during a survey, with further possibility to import […]

1st update for 2016

It has been a while since an update, with some good stuff found. The standouts are likely the Mira Geoscience software (Geoscience Analyst) and the European Space Agency data portal (Sentinal). The exploration risk discussion, authored by Plutus Strategies, is also worth a read. Suggestions for additional FLOSS resources are always welcome… Data Repositries – […]

9 October 2015 update

Some interesting additions in this update. Geo for All (Courses) is an excellent initiative with a strong focus on GIS training and accessibility. ResMap, a satellite image repositry (Information) includes SPOT 5 data. ILWIS (GIS) has some useful 3D capability, including using multipe Z value-sources in datasets (beyond DEM). The CET presentation library (Lecture Notes) […]

End-September update

Some really good stuff in this update. AlternateTo.com (Open Source Portals) is a great resource for checking out what other software options are available. PowerMap (data management) is fabulous, but only for Excel 2013+. Power BI (Data Management) is the web-service answer to this. Earth Point (GIS) superimoses a UTM grid, and others, on Google […]

One week update.

Babelflysch is a week old today! There are over 120 Open Source and Free geoscience software packages listed and an ever-expanding list of resources (data repositries, web services, journals, courses and technical info) is growing fast to help bridge any knowledge and data gaps. Websites, news sites and reading lists are here too. All geoscience […]

More software and resources

Another update on open source info and software. This update benefits from including Greg Corbetts work on porphyry and epithermal deposits, an intriguing risk management software and some consolidation of spectral processing with open software. LIDAR data from NSF is also of note.Geophysics gets some more attention. I hope it’s proving a useful resource.. Remember […]

New Software, Info, Data and Resources

Some interesting additions in several areas. What Open Source of Free resources are you using? Courses – go there EdX – https://www.edx.org/ Courses from universites Self paced – option for certification. Data managenment – go there WinRAR – http://www.win-rar.com/download.html?&L=0 Compression software RAR, ZIP, CAB, ARJ, LZH, ACE, TAR, GZip, UUE, ISO, BZIP2, Z and 7-Zip […]