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Bjørn Sandvik
Works at MasterMaps
Attended University of Edinburgh
Lives in Oslo
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Trekking in the Rwenzori mountains to Margherita Peak 5109 m. 
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Mapping grid-based statistics with OpenLayers, D3.js and Three.js
I've just finalised two mapping tutorials on mapping grid-based statistics. The tutorials are in Norwegian, but the source code is available in English, and should be easy to follow. Tutorial 1: "Grid-based population data" Mapping grid-based population dat...
I've just finalised two mapping tutorials on mapping grid-based statistics. The tutorials are in Norwegian, but the source code is available in English, and should be easy to follow. Tutorial 1: "Grid-based population data" ...
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Freelance mapper
I’m going freelance over the summer, after 5 great years at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) . It was not an easy decision, but I have to try. I’ll tell more about my plans later. I’m also available for hire if you need help on your mapping proj...
I’m going freelance over the summer, after 5 great years at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). It was not an easy decision, but I have to try. I’ll tell more about my plans later. I’m also available for hire if you...
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Nothing in stone, but how are your android/Arcgis skills? 
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Nordryggen on skis for 25 days.
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Bravo: with admiration and envy from Florence (IT)
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I’m currently doing my last preparations for a 25 days skiing trip across Nordryggen in Norway. It will of course depend on weather, snow conditions and blisters, but hopefully the conditions will be bearable. Norway has a gr...
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Skitur fra Mylla til Oslo: http://turban.no/mylla-oslo
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nydelig!
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Mapping a real time snow cover
Norway is a country with huge climate variations between seasons, lowlands and mountains, coastal areas and inland, and between north and south. In the recent years, we have also seen more extreme weather and greater fluctuations in temperature and snow cov...
Norway is a country with huge climate variations between seasons, lowlands and mountains, coastal areas and inland, and between north and south. In the recent years, we have also seen more extreme weather and greater fluctuat...
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Mapping the Arctic sea ice
There as been a lot of attention about the diminishing Arctic sea ice in recent years. We’re often exposed to images showing the extremes. My goal was to show the changing sea ice month by month , and even day by day . The sea ice cover in the Arctic in Sep...
There as been a lot of attention about the diminishing Arctic sea ice in recent years. We’re often exposed to images showing the extremes. My goal was to show the changing sea ice month by month, and even day by day. The sea ...
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outstanding work.
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Real time satellite tracking of your journeys - how does it work?
I'm back in Oslo after my 25 days ski trip across Nordryggen in Norway . It was a great journey, and I would highly recommend doing all or parts of it if you enjoy cross-country skiing. Just be prepared for shifting weather conditions. @thematicmapping @map...
I'm back in Oslo after my 25 days ski trip across Nordryggen in Norway. It was a great journey, and I would highly recommend doing all or parts of it if you enjoy cross-country skiing. Just be prepared for shifting weather co...
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Transferring a route from QGIS to your GPS
In my last blog post , we created a created a 500 km continuous line representing a ski route across Nordryggen in Norway. I need to transfer this route to my Garmin GPS so I can use it for navigation while skiing. How can it be done? Cross-country skiing i...
In my last blog post, we created a created a 500 km continuous line representing a ski route across Nordryggen in Norway. I need to transfer this route to my Garmin GPS so I can use it for navigation while skiing. How can it ...
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Map & Web Developer
Employment
  • MasterMaps
    Owner and operator, 2015 - present
  • Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK)
    Web Developer
  • United Nations Association of Norway
  • Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
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Oslo
Previously
Foldøy - Ålvik - Edinburgh - Bergen - Hamar
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Owner of MasterMaps and author of thematic mapping blog.
Introduction
Freelance mapper: mastermaps.com
Education
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Bergen
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