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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

“NCG researchers feature on RTE’s ‘The Science Squad’, by pbrogan, Tue, 17 Jun 2014
“NCG researchers feature on RTE’s ‘The Science Squad’ programme demonstrating their latest research platform – a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), collaborating with Teagasc to help monitor grass growth in Ireland”. Please see link below. The Science Squad

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.