Mr Tim Absalom

Mr Tim Absalom

Senior Technician (Geomapping)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)


to provide expert support for cartography and mapping, and contribute to the support for GIS and web resources, working as part of the School GeoMapping Unit. University representative for EDINA DIgimap, a service that makes available a variety of mapping products to the educational community - for more information visit the GeoMapping pages below. 

The GeoMapping Unit (see for more details) is part of the School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences. It supports and promotes the use of digital and conventional mapping, geospatial data, satellite imagery and GIS for staff and students, primarily within SoGEES, but also to the wider University. If you are unsure who to contact individually e-mail:

Professional membership

Society of Cartographers

Roles on external bodies

2003 - 2011 Bulletin Subscriptions Manager, Society of Cartographers

Teaching interests

I currently contribute to the teaching on several undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the Geography and Environmental subject areas. The most significant element is the introduction of year one geographers/earth scientists to desktop mapping and poster design and production.