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NCG researchers feature on RTE’s ‘Creedon’s Weather’,, by pbrogan, Mon, 18 Aug 2014
“NCG researchers demonstrate novel data capture methodologies in RTE-1 >”Creedon’s Weather” programme series. Episode-2 of this series, broadcast >on 17th August 2014, explores the role of Earth Observation and its use >in mapping and monitoring severe weather events. NCG’s Remotely … Continue reading

Spatial Decision Support for Oil Spill Management, by pbrogan, Wed, 18 Jun 2014
Geospatial technologies such as Remote Sensing and GeoInformatics play an important role in helping to collate, analyse and visualise information, providing an informed basis for good decision making when managing offshore oil-spills. NCG Principal Investigator Tim McCarthy PhD, has recently … Continue reading

NCG Researchers awarded Science Foundation Ireland Industry Research Fellowships, by pbrogan, Tue, 17 Jun 2014
Dr. Conor Cahalane, Dr. Paul Lewis, Dr. Gavin McArdle and Dr. Timothy McCarthy are now each working with industry partners under the Industry Research Fellowship programme, funded by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. Ireland through Science Foundation Ireland. … Continue reading

Smart phone ‘app’ to collect and record road attribute data, by pbrogan, Tue, 17 Jun 2014
The NCG is participating in a CEDR Transnational Road Research programme to develop a smart phone ‘app’ for practitioners which would facilitate the collection and recording of road attribute data. Coordinated by TRL (UK) the project brings together SWOV (The … Continue reading




Home of the NCG The National Centre for Geocomputation (NCG) was founded at the National University of Ireland Maynooth in 2004 through funding provided by Science Foundation Ireland. Since then, the NCG has become firmly established as a leading international research centre in the field of Geocomputation, with over thirty researchers, and is a major intellectual centre committed to extending understanding and utilisation of the capture, analysis and modelling of spatial data.