Deep Learning with Python @ Matera 2017

Webinar: Earth Observation Data and Smart Analytic with Python: Tom Jones (Satellite Applications Catapult, Harwell, UK) – Thu. 22 June 2017, 16:00 CET. During this year’s summer school in Matera 2017 Tom Jones will give us a very interesting insight into emerging Deep Learning technology applied to Earth Observation Satellite Data processing. Tom is an Read more about Deep Learning with Python @ Matera 2017[…]


Dr G. Amatulli presents ‘Big Data meets Geo-Computation’ @Harvard University, Cambridge – info. Big Data meets Geo-Computation: Combining research reproducibility and processing efficiency in high-performance computing By Giuseppe Amatulli, Ph.D. Thursday, May 4th 12:00pm – 1:30pm. CGIS South Building, Room S354. Abstract: In recent years there has been an explosion of geo-datasets derived from an increasing number Read more about Presentation@Harvard[…]

GWmodel R package @ Spatial Ecology

During this year’s summer school in Matera 2017 Dr. Paul Harris from Rothamsted Research will give us a very interesting insight into the R GWmodel package. Introduction to the GWmodel R package In this presentation, geographically weighted (GW) models are introduced. GW models suit situations when data are not described well by some global model, Read more about GWmodel R package @ Spatial Ecology[…]

Rasdaman @ Spatial Ecology

 What’s in store – raster data manager at week 2 of our summer school? This year we’re adding on to the summer school program with a second week of intensive, hands on training on open source GIS software packages PLUS hands on spatial data collection using drones. This program is enriched by our partnership with Professor Peter Baumann of Read more about Rasdaman @ Spatial Ecology[…]

Summer School re-cap week 1

Re-cap of our training on ‘Spatio-temporal data analysis using free and open source software’ Week 1 of Summer School 2016 (#SummerSchool2016) wrapped up on Friday June 10 with an entire day dedicated to Python, demonstrated primarily by Francesco Lovergine. The course, consisting of nearly 30 students, first introduced several other coding languages in the time Read more about Summer School re-cap week 1[…]

Grappolo taking center stage

Grappolo taking centre stage Our very own grid engine cluster computer, Grappolo is featured in the June issue of MagPi (p10-11), a monthly magazine produced by RaspberryPi. The article, Flooding Workshop covers Spatial Ecology’s co-founder, Stefano Casalegno, Ph.D. and the workshop he ran during the annual Environment and Sustainability Day event hosted by the University of Exeter’s Environmental Sustainability Read more about Grappolo taking center stage[…]

Development Fellowship Award Winners

Development Fellowship Award Winners Our upcoming summer school is preparing to launch so we’re especially happy to announce the winners of our Developing Country Fellowships. The fellowship grants participants from developing countries a reduction in tuition fees and is designed to expand learning opportunities for bright and talented students and professionals. The fellowship also effectively Read more about Development Fellowship Award Winners[…]

Partnership with FlyElephant

My computer can do that… when Elephants Fly …the point is that students of our Summer School 2016 will be among the first in Spatial Ecology’s network to see elephants fly as we are solidifying a partnership with If you’re just getting started with exploring what Big Data is and what tools and methods are Read more about Partnership with FlyElephant[…]

Emlid Educational Sponsorship

Spatial Ecology received educational sponsorship from Emlid. Emlid Limited is a company developing a Raspberry Pi based autopilot Navio+ and first truly affordable RTK GPS Reach. Emlid are passionate about making high quality electronic devices and building a community around them. Spatial Ecology is planing to build and document an open hardware 3d printed drone Read more about Emlid Educational Sponsorship[…]

Social Media Fellowship

Spatial Ecology is pleased to announce Nick Triozzi as the recipient of the 2016 Social Media Fellowship for weeks 1 and 2 of the 2016 Summer Field School! The fellowship program was designed to support the awardee’s design and research for a public engagement campaign to highlight Spatial Ecology’s growth as an international geoinformatics education Read more about Social Media Fellowship[…]

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