Tag Archives: web-mapping

Why did Bomb Sight go viral?

On Monday, the Bomb Sight team had a debrief and a very large cup of coffee each. We took the opportunity to discuss why we thought the project went viral with the help of different social media, our official press … Continue reading

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Bomb Sight is Live

Start discovering London’s wartime past today on our website ( and  our mobile app which is coming very soon). The Bomb Sight project is mapping the London WW2 bomb census between 7/10/1940 and 06/06/1941. Previously available only by viewing in … Continue reading

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Progress update and preview of the website and mobile App

The last few weeks have seen considerable progress on the project. Amongst the many tasks that we have been working on we have selected a project name (see blog post: finding an application name), we have finished processing all of … Continue reading

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Announcing Bomb Sight

Watch this space….Coming Soon http://bombsight.org/ https://twitter.com/BombSightUK

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Developing Wireframes for Blitz Bomb Census Website

This post summarises the development of an initial wireframe for the Stepping Into Time project. The very first user described the wireframe as , “familiar and intuitive” and provided a few points for further consideration. The wire frame that has been developed is … Continue reading

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Review of Geocultures event – Geospatial in heritage domain

Some great projects presented their work yesterday at the JISC GECO geocultures event which explored the exploitation of through geographical approaches and the types of tools and techniques that can be used with geo-referenced/geotagged content. Here is a brief summary … Continue reading

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British Library Georeferencer

Georeferencing historical maps is a time consuming process as historical maps are matched to a contemporary map with spatial coordinates by clicking on a point in the image that matches a point on the map. The more points you locate … Continue reading

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