We work with highly respected and well established organisations in several locations, including the UK, Ireland, the US and South Africa.
The wide range of applications for our services is evidenced by the sectors we operate in – from private sector land owners, resource users and engineering consultants to NGOs, public sector planning, natural resources, transport, marine and tourism organisations, and local and central government. We always welcome new clients and fresh challenges. If you want to be part of the Compass Informatics success story, call us to discuss your requirements no matter where you are.
Compass Informatics and its principal SDI expert, Roger Longhorn, was selected by the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) to provide guidance to the Committee for Spatial Data (CSD) in developing the 5-year NSDI Strategy and Action Plan for Namibia. This followed an open public call for proposals. The work began with a visit by the consultant … Continued
The European Space Agency’s Sentinels Scientific Data Hub is an invaluable repository of earth observation data. Many GIS users are already familiar with multispectral satellite data, such as that provided by Landsat, and the opportunities for analysis which it provides. The ESA are now also contributing to the ever growing catalogue of freely available, multispectral data … Continued
The ‘Green Infrastructure’ concept can be defined as ‘an interconnected network of green space that conserves natural ecosystem values and functions and provides associated benefits to human populations’. The promotion and development of the Green Infrastructure approach can assist in halting the loss of biodiversity and decline in ecosystem services while enhancing the human environment, including … Continued
The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) leads and coordinates research, and monitors and reports on the state of biodiversity in South Africa. The Institute provides knowledge and information, gives planning and policy advice and pilots best-practice management models in partnership with stakeholders. Compass Informatics was appointed by SANBI in mid-2014 and again in following … Continued
The National Transport Authority appointed Compass Informatics to provide a range of GIS development and support services under the NTA’s Framework entitled ‘Provision of GeoSpatial Information Support Services’. Compass has played a strong role in supporting the NTA to deliver the corporate GIS strategy and other NTA strategic business requirements. The services are drawn down … Continued
Fáilte Ireland, Ireland’s Tourism Board, actively analyse data relating to tourist attractions, accommodation and activities to support decision making within the organisation. Compass Informatics has been engaged to support and assist them in performing the technical tasks related to these analyses. In particular, Fáilte Ireland regularly call on Compass Informatics’ expertise in data analysis and … Continued
The National Biodiversity Data Centre is a national organisation that collates, manages and analyses and disseminates data on Ireland’s biodiversity. Since 2006 the Centre has gone from strength to strength arising from its excellent team, its many great partners and contributors, and the support of its funding organisations through thick and thin. Biodiversity data are … Continued
GoParkit is a cashless parking payments, permits, and management platform. With exceptional driver-friendly characteristics, rich data-reporting and realtime analysis, GoParkit is a market-leading cashless parking, and parking management, solution. GoParkit’s design and development plays to the strengths of its development partner (Compass Informatics) in IT, mapping, and user-focused solutions. It testifies to the reliability and stability of our … Continued
A Roads Pavement Management System has been developed by Compass Informatics for the Local Government Management Agency (www.lgma.ie), and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (www.dttas.ie), Ireland, and is used by local authorities to achieve a standardised approach to road pavement assessment and management. We welcome enquiries from organisations interested in adopting the system. The … Continued
Ireland’s Marine Atlas is developed and maintained by the Marine Institute with funding by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government. The atlas provides a one-stop-shop to view and download marine environmental data relevant to reporting under Ireland’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). The Compass team were instrumental in development of a first … Continued
Compass Informatics was commissioned to develop HeritageMaps for the Heritage Council, Ireland. You can explore, in map-form, a vast range of Ireland’s heritage including pilgrim paths, burial grounds, bat landscapes, maritime collections and walled towns, all accessible from your phone, tablet or desktop. Find museums, archaeological sites and little-known national monuments in your area. Understand … Continued
Maps.Pobal.ie was developed for Pobal by Compass Informatics. Pobal Maps is a free Geographical Information System which provides a range of functions, such as area deprivation profiling, details on childcare services, plus a range of other funded services throughout the Republic of Ireland. ABOUT POBAL Pobal acts as an intermediary for programmes funded by the Irish … Continued