Expert Insights

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass to sponsor GIS Ireland conference in October

Compass Informatics will act as Gold Sponsors of the GIS Ireland 2015 conference in October.  We are very happy to build on our on-going sponsorship of IRLOGI and to support the continued development of a vibrant location technologies and GIS industry in Ireland. Supporting and contributing to the overall industry GIS Ireland event complements the … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…National Biodiversity Data Centre

In advance of our Compass15 conference, we highlight the contribution from the National Biodiversity Data Centre.  The Centre is operated by Compass Informatics on behalf of the Heritage Council and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. As a leading European biodiversity data centre, the National Biodiversity Data Centre will demonstrate some of the … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on…the Workshops

Preparing for your Compass15 day?  The following may help you decide whether to attend some of the talks, or some of the workshops.  If you have booked already let us know what workshops or talk strands you will attend. Or register for free now. Here’s an overview for you: ::::::: National Biodiversity Data Centre – … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass15: Focus on..Teagasc Nutrient Planning System

Pat Murphy of Teagasc will present at Compass15 on September 10th in Dublin, Ireland Teagasc, the agriculture and food development authority for Ireland, is currently preparing for the go-live (September 2015) of Nutrient Management Planning software tools to serve the nutrient management planning needs of Irish farmers. Using web-based tools, digital mapping, and a nutrient … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

COMPASS15 announced!


by Gearoid O'Riain

New jobs with Compass: .Net Developer; Data Architect

We have ambitious growth plans and continue to build our teams.  We currently have two immediate career opportunities: .Net Developer of web and mobile solutions – with key skills including .Net, C#, SQL, MVC, Xamarin.  Bring your own skills and develop many more. Data architect – to drive a data architecture initiative and so requiring … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Request Free Scoping Study from Compass Informatics

We continue our offer to conduct no cost scoping studies for existing or new clients. Let us provide an input to your decision making where we can advise on best-fit decision-support solutions. Whether the challenges are around reliable data, information sharing, visualisation, or analysis approaches for your business area, we are trusted to provide that … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Nautiz 8 – Rugged Bright Screen Device for Field & Workplace Ops

A front-runner in the new generation of handheld computers, the ergonomic Nautiz X8 delivers the largest, most brilliant capacitive touchscreen in its class, along with an unprecedented combination of processing power, connectivity and field ruggedness. Each detail of the Nautiz X8 is meticulously designed for field use, without sacrificing style or ergonomics.

by Gearoid O'Riain

Mapping & Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services – Symposium

This symposium will explore the technical challanges involved in undertaking a national ecosystem assessment and ecosystem services mapping in Ireland. The list of confirmed speakers includes: Dr. Leon Braat – Senior Researcher of International Biodiversity Policy, Alterra Wageningen-UR Dr. Nicola Beaumont – Environmental Economist, Plymouth Marine Laboratory Dr. Craig Bullock – Environmental Economist, manager of … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Diving App Released – Seafloor, wave, tide, shipwreck, and site info combined

Compass Informatics with the INFOMAR seabed survey programme and Comhairle Fé Thuinn announces the release of a new app for diving and snorkelling.  Available at no cost, currently for Android phone. A new diving app – the INFOMAR CFT Dive Guide – has been released by Compass Informatics, a Dublin-based information and location technologies company.  … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

CORINE landcover data released by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently completed and released CORINE 2012 data, this is an update in the CORINE data series. Compass Informatics are delighted that members of their technical team, based with the EPA, were integral to the creation of this dataset.  Congratulations also to the EPA on providing additional high quality data on … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

National Biodiversity Data Centre: Annual Review 2013 published

The National Biodiversity Data Centre has published its Annual Review 2013. This report presents an overview of the main work and achievements of the Data Centre in 2013. Some of the key achievements include, continued expansion of the national biodiversity database to publish 2.8 million biodiversity records, provision of dynamic distribution maps of 13,700 species, … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Distinguished Biodiversity Recorder Awards announced

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is delighted to announce that Dr. Joanne Denyer and Dr. Tom Gittings are jointly to be awarded the Distinguished Recorder Award for 2014 at a special awards ceremony at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, on Friday 7th November. More than 20 nominations were received for this year’s award, and the Data … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

GeoDATA2014 – Glasgow, Belfast, London – Register now at no cost!

Along with the organisers of the GeoDATA series, Compass Informatics would like to invite you to attend GeoDATA 2014, a free* series of intuitive, one day seminars on the latest developments in the geospatial industry. The remaining 2014 events are taking place in Glasgow, Belfast and London during November and December. Compass will attend and present at each of these.  … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Symposium on Mapping Ecosystem Services

A symposium on mapping ecosystem services in Ireland will be held on February 16th 2015. Register now!   The sustainable management of our natural capital, facilitated by mapping and assessing the condition of our ecosystems and the provision of ecosystem services, is now a national and international imperative under various strategies and plans*. A Working Group … Continued

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