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Raw GPS data decoding with RTKLIB

Raw GPS data decoding with RTKLIB

I was delighted to discover Tim Everett’s blog documenting the use of RTKLIB and uBlox GPS receivers. RTKLIB is an open source program that can be used to interpret raw GNSS GPS data, for example, to work out GPS positions from a batch of raw measurements at a later date vs in the field live. …

What’s next for the green sea turtle “Pit Stop” tag?

Prior to my Fellowship, I embarked on a unique project to dramatically reduce the cost of tagging green sea turtles. The objective was to acquire spatial and behavioural data using open source principles and technologies. 5 tags were deployed, and two weeks later, the first nesting female green sea turtle we had tagged returned with …

It begins

It begins

Today, it all begins. Luckily, it’s a wonderful blue sky day too. This morning I’ll be sipping my coffee as a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow. This, to me, is a very big thing indeed – it’s my chance to make a difference and address unlocking access to open, and affordable, conservation technology. I’m incredibly grateful to …