Andrew Cutts is a freelancer. He supplies Geospatial consulting and offers three main services:
- Customised Geospatial programming courses in Python at Beginner and Intermediate levels
- Technical writing, guest blogs and ghost written articles
- Remote Sensing and GIS consulting
- Python development for Geospatial applications including plugin development for QGIS and ArcGIS Scripting
You can hire him on short-term or long-term contracts. Andrew has deep industry experience and brings a fresh perspective on projects.
In the last 4 years he has:
- Worked with a National Park to build land characterisation maps and Natural Capital
- Converted proprietary GIS code to Open source GIS Python code so it can be scaled.
- Worked with very high resolution imagery and computer vision to detect objects.
- Written guest blogs and ghost articles.
- Given training courses across the country in GIS, Remote Sensing and Python. Including courses with the GRSG
- Provided adhoc support (coding/consulting/testing/documentation) to numerous companies as required.
- Rewritten the Learn QGIS book series 3.4 (Fourth Edition).
- Given custom workshops on a variety of Geospatial topics.
- Been cohost of #scenefromabove podcast. (almost 200k downloads over 50 episodes)
- Provided adhoc consultancy at short notice to a number of clients
- Developed custom QGIS and ArcGIS scripts / plugins
- Worked on Flaring detection from space
AND created and shared freely a Geospatial Python programming course
AND curated the awesome-earthobservation-code resource on github
A selection of the companies he has worked with is here.
A selection of articles published is here
Has written over 135 detailed blog posts containing tutorials, news and opinions on Geospatial topics
acgeospatial.co.uk is a blog/website owned by Andrew Cutts that supports his work as a freelancer. He has 20 years’ experience working with Geospatial Technology. He specialises in GIS, Earth Observation, data analytics and rapid prototyping with Python. A summary of all his blogs and and further content including tutorials is available here http://gis.acgeospatial.co.uk.
Git hub https://github.com/acgeospatial
email: email@example.com – checked weekly
Some of the blog highlights from 2020 include:
- Training and satellite data
- Colour for discrete rasters
- GeoPandas and PostGIS
- Using COGS part 1 and part 2
- Natural Capital and Earth Observation
Some of the blog highlights from 2019, include:
- Simple plotting of Vectors and Rasters (including clipping)
- 8 tips for using GeoPandas
- Sentinel 5P and xarray
- Ridge plotting with Python
- Search and download Sentinel2 data with Python
- A highly detailed 3 part series on using the Julia Language for Geospatial workflows
Some of the blog highlights from 2018, include:
- Python code for k-means
- Colaboratory Notebooks and Gdal
- Sentinel 5P and Python
- Folium and OpenCV
- Using Google Earth Engine to produce yearly animations using landsat
- Community GBDX notebooks
- Twitter sentiment analysis on Earth Observation
All my blogs are grouped here gis.acgeospatial.co.uk
I write about the following topics
- Earth Observation
- Machine Learning
- Industry News
- Continuous learning
- Copernicus & Landsat
- Value (getting it from Geospatial data)
- Computer Vision
- Jupyter Notebooks and Geospatial
- Google Earth Engine
- Fun stuff (raspberry pi, Tableau, podcasting)
- Spectral Processing
- Oil and Gas Applications (based on 10 years in the industry)