Peter Francon-Smith Introduction A resourceful self-starter and creative problem solver with over two decades of experience in engineering, commerce and entrepreneurship both in England and Asia. Experience and skills supporting informed and cost effective approaches to business issues. Encouraging collaboration and knowledge sharing in the work place, works well under pressure and understands the timely […]
I’ve been busy this year… I work in a team that digitises and classifies buildings in towns and cities across the UK. We classify residential, commercial and industrial buildings, according to age, type and construction, and plan to have to ‘lion’s share’ completed within the next few months. I checked my production stats today and […]
Cycling, The John Bunyan Way An 18 km cycle ride through the fields of Bedfordshire on a summer’s evening after a day at the keyboard.
Relief Shading Relief shading uses shadows to bring out the topography of the terrain from a digital elevation model (DEM). It is creating using a technique called hillshading. Variations in hillshade give the elevation a 3D effect displaying hilly or flat areas of the data. Slope Slope displays the inclination or steepness of a surface, […]
Watersheds and major tributaries of the Karnali River basin. The Karnali River, in the far western adminstration region of Nepal. The Karnali River conmprises tributaries of the Bheri river and it’s two main tributaries, the Sani Bheri and Thuli Bheri. The Mugu Karnali and Humla Karnali are large systems of the same river, in the […]
Development work continues in the localhost, combining mapping data from sources in Postgres and Geoserver.
Habitat mapping was conducted across 10 land test sites, to help establish relationships between agriculture and forestry. The work was part of my MSc Group Project – Evaluation of Agroforestry at a Landscape Level in England, at Cranfield University. 2016. The project formed Work Package 7 of the AGFORWARD Agriforestry Project co-funded by the European Commission, Directorate General […]
Written as part of an assignment at Cranfield University, the Isle of Wight HTML site was the first cut at publishing webmaps. 2016. Isle of Wight Web
Simple shapefiles on created in OpenLayers using the WP Plugin qgis2web.