You might have noticed that we love virtual reality (VR for short). We also love football (you have to if you want to lead Scunthorpe United to the Champion’s League on Football Manager). As you’d expect then, we are very excited about the news that the BBC will be showing games from the 2018 World […]Read More The World Cup in VR!
This last week we’ve been at the Flood and Coast Conference in Telford, supporting an exhibit by the University of Hull’s Energy and Environment Institute (EEI). Convened by the Environment Agency, Flood and Coast brings together all the people who are working on reducing the flood risk around the UK, and helping to make people […]Read More SeriousGeoGames at #FloodandCoast18 @FloodandCoast
The European Geoscience Union General Assembly, or EGU, is an annual meeting of geoscientists held in Vienna, Austria. At the 2017 meeting nearly 15,000 attended, with 5,000 talks and over 11,000 posters sharing the latest in scientific knowledge about our planet. The 2018 meeting promises to be extra special as it will feature the first […]Read More Games at #EGU18
Hello, and welcome to the latest news from the SeriousGeoGames Lab. We’re really excited for September. First, we will be back at the Freedom Festival 2017! You can come and try our Virtual Reality games – TideBox and Flash Flood! – and learn about why flooding happens, and how changing climate and changing landscapes will […]Read More Our 360 Tour of Hull for @BSG_Geomorph #BSG2017
Fans of the work of Dr David Nash, Brighton University, UK, will love this piece of data. Particularly fans of his 1996 Earth Surface Processes and Landforms paper. The Hackness Hills image above was produced via a Hillshade on Ordnance Survey OS Terrain 5 Data downloaded from Digimap (OS Terrain 5 [ASC geospatial data], Scale […]Read More #GuesstheData Answer – 13/07/2017
We are pleased to confirm our attendance at a joint conference held by Hull City Council and the Royal Town Planning Institute of Yorkshire, looking at Climate Change, Renewables and the Humber Energy Estuary, to be held on September 22nd 2016. Chris Skinner and Chloe Morris will be attending the conference, and exhibiting (2016 HEY […]Read More New Event – Hull City Council and RTPI Climate Change Conference
Come find us this weekend, September 3rd and 4th, University of Hull Science Lab, Queen’s Street, Old Town, Hull. Be among the first people in the world to try Flash Flood! in Virtual Reality.Read More Flash Flood! Coming to Freedom Festival (@FreedomFestHull)
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for SeriousGeoGames. A few weeks ago we finally got hold of the brand new Oculus Rift and, thanks to the excellent BetaJester, we have Flash Flood! running in Virtual Reality – we’re biased, of course, but it is truly awesome! The second bit of news is about your […]Read More Latest News – New Rift, Freedom Festival, BSG, Into the Blue, and Digital Awards
Chloe Morris, a PhD student at the University of Hull, recently presented her research at the British Geological Survey’s (BGS) University Funding Initiative (BUFI) Annual Science Festival. Held at Herriot-Watt University, Chloe’s poster ‘Modelling the Interations Between Coasts and Estuaries’ featured a demonstration of Humber in a Box, and she won the “Best Overall Poster” […]Read More SeriousGeoGamer Chloe Morris (@chloemorris_13) wins Prize!
You may know it as Humber in a Box but because we have big plans for the application we are changing the name to TideBox Beta. Whatever the name, TideBox has come from very humble beginnings. VR view of TideBox Beta It all began in the first couple of weeks of my first job after […]Read More The Origins of TideBox (aka Humber in a Box)