- Tim Waters

Twitter: @tim_waters
GitHub: timwaters


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Topomancy LLC
Director / Developer
Library of Congress Digital Gazetteer - open data, open source gazetteer of the world. django and elasticsearch.
NYPL Chronology of Place - historical gazetteer of new york city
NYPL Digital Repository API integration

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
Member of Foundation and Developer
Separate Data Store.
Visual Tag Chooser
MapMill for crowdsourcing disaster imagery evaluation

GeoCommomons, GeoIQ, ESRI
Geospatial Developer : geographic data and maps. Online collaborative geospatial analysis and visualization platform.
GeoIQ was acquired by ESRI in 2012 and formed part of the ESRI DC Research and Development Centre

NYPL Map Tools
Suite of map tools for New York Public Library - applied to historical map collections.
Comprising, collaborative map georectification, map vector digitiziation, exhibition curation tool "geo-chrono-bibliotron".

Map Warper Online open source map rectifier written in Ruby On Rails
And utilising GDAL, OpenLayers and mapserver.

A simple and small WMS server, using sinatra and ruby mapscript, for people to upload and serve geotiffs.

Geocodr is a geocoding website and webservice that uses k-means clustering to geocode places based on peoples Flickr Photos.

A fuzzy web based GIS. Try out the demo
Main project home:
Recently applied to PPGIS study in NW USA "Mapping Tradeoffs in Values at Risk at the Interface Between Wilderness and Non-wilderness Lands" (pdf)
and in chapter of Planning Support Systems Best Practice and New Method, Stillwell, 2009: Developing computer-based participatory approaches to mapping landscape values for landscape and resource management
TimeTravelAgents written with RubyOnRails, is a project to provoke interest in scientific funding, faith and fun.
A humour site for cartographic disasters.

Find The Lost Strength
Facebook app with about 1000 users.

Bespoke GIS Consultancy
GIS analysis and map production for your organisation or business.

Data imports, workshops, training, speaking.
Member of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team.
Google Summer of Code Mentor for OSM Static Maps API
A Java mapping editor for OpenStreetMap. WMS Plugin & UserTools Plugin

JustCoffee, RubyOnRails e-commerce application for charity.
GPSMid, map application for phones (j2me)
Mobile Trails Explorer map application for phones (j2me)

Other things:
Flickr camera ownership distributions.
True Flickr GeoRSS feed creator.
Online crime statistics & mapping for Bradford City Council.

Leeds Pyschogeography Group
Miniature Bollard Derive
White Horseman Derive
Lee Farm Drive Seacroft Derive