is a freelance computational geographer. He believes in the betterment of mankind through the application of computing and open source software to large geographic data sets to solve hard problems in geography and wider society.
I'm a programmer.
I like to fix broken things so proprietary software annoys me.
I also make tools to help others solve geographic problems mostly making use of the GeoTools toolkit.
Often these tools are the result of questions I am answering for new users.
MSc in Human Geography, Application of Pattern Recognition to Concept Discovery, University of Leeds.
PhD in Temporal and Spatial Variations of the Geomagnetic Field, up to a Timescale of 105 Years, University of Edinburgh.
BSc 2.1(Hons) Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of Newcastle.