Academic Work

Recent Publications

Bearman, N., Jones, P. & Lovett, A. (2013) Using Sound to Represent Uncertainty in UKCP09 Data with Google Maps API, Atmospheric Science Letters, 14(4) p. 220-226.
doi: 10.1002/asl2.443, Preprint version (1.9 MB), Videos and further information.

Brown, E. & Bearman, N. (2012) Listening to uncertainty: Information that sings, Significance, 9(5) p. 14-17.
doi:10.1111/j.1740-9713.2012.00601.x, Preprint version (897 KB), Runner-up in Young Statisticians Group/Significance writing competition.

Bearman, N. & Brown, E. (2012) Who’s Sonifying Data and How are they doing it? A comparison of ICAD and other venues since 2009, Presented 18/06/2012 at The 18th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-2012), Atlanta, USA.
Presentation ( PowerPoint, 8.2 MB), (Paper, 79 KB), (Sonification of Tools Graph MP3 626 KB, WAV 6.7MB).

Bearman, N. & Appleton, K. (2012) Using Google Maps to collect spatial responses in a survey environment, Area, 44(2) p. 160-169.
doi:10.1111/j.1475-4762.2012.01081.x, Preprint version (1 MB), Videos and further information.

Papers

Bearman, N., Jones, P. & Lovett, A. (2013) Using Sound to Represent Uncertainty in UKCP09 Data with Google Maps API, Atmospheric Science Letters, 14(4) p. 220-226.
doi: 10.1002/asl2.443, Preprint version (1.9 MB), Videos and further information.

Brown, M., Sharples, S., Harding, J., Parker, C.J., Bearman, N., Maguire, M., Forrest, D., Haklay, M. & Jackson, M. (2013) Usability of Geographic Information; Current Challenges and Future Directions, Applied Ergonomics, 44(6) p. 855-865.
doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2012.10.013.

Brown, E. & Bearman, N. (2012) Listening to uncertainty: Information that sings, Significance, 9(5) p. 14-17.
doi:10.1111/j.1740-9713.2012.00601.x, Preprint version (897 KB), Runner-up in Young Statisticians Group/Significance writing competition.

Bearman, N. & Appleton, K. (2012) Finding your way with Google Maps, GeoConnexionUK, 10(3) p. 54-55.
Published in http://www.geoconnexion.com/publications/geo-uk/, Article (1.5 MB).

Bearman, N. & Appleton, K. (2012) Using Google Maps to collect spatial responses in a survey environment, Area, 44(2) p. 160-169.
doi:10.1111/j.1475-4762.2012.01081.x, Preprint version (1 MB), Videos and further information.

Bearman, N. & Fisher, P. F. (2012) Using sound to represent spatial data in ArcGIS, Computers & Geosciences, 46 p. 157-163.
doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2011.12.001, Preprint version (671 KB), Videos and further information.

Bearman, N. & Lovett, A. (2010) Using Sound to Represent Positional Accuracy of Address Locations, The Cartographic Journal, Volume 47, Number 4, pp. 308-314(7).
doi:10.1179/000870410X12911302296833, Preprint version (822 KB), Videos and further information.

Conference Presentations

Bearman, N., Wheeler, B. & Sabel, C. (2013) Small-area geographies of mental health in England, Presented 19/06/2013 at URISA GIS in Public Health conference, Miami, USA.

Bearman, N., Osborne, N.J. & Sabel, C. (2013) Analysing the Impact of MAUP on the March Atopy in England using Hospital Admission Data, Presented 03/04/2013 at GISRUK 2013 Conference, University of Liverpool, UK.
(Paper, 439 KB), Presentation (PowerPoint, 2.1 MB).

Bearman, N. & Brown, E. (2012) Who’s Sonifying Data and How are they doing it? A comparison of ICAD and other venues since 2009, Presented 18/06/2012 at The 18th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-2012), Atlanta, USA.
Presentation ( PowerPoint, 8.2 MB), (Paper, 79 KB), (Sonification of Tools Graph MP3 626 KB, WAV 6.7MB)

Bearman, N., Jones, P. & Lovett, A. (2011) Using Sound to Represent Uncertainty in UK Climate Predictions 2009 Data: Communication of Uncertainty, From Climate Research to Climate Services workshop, Presented 29/06/2011 at Royal Meteorological Society Conference, Exeter, UK.
Presentation ( PowerPoint, no video, 4.4 MB), (Abstract, 26 KB), (Zip, presentation with video, 12 MB), Video 1 and 2 on Viemo.

Bearman, N. (2011) Using Sound to Represent Uncertainty in Future Climate Predictions for the UK, Presented 23/06/2011 at The 17th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-2011), Budapest, Hungary.
Presentation ( PowerPoint, no video, 8 MB), (PDF, no video, 545 KB), (Zip, presentation with video, 16 MB), Video 1 and 2 on Viemo.

Bearman, N. (2011) Using Sound to Augment 'the Image', Presented 09/06/2011 at The British Cartographic Society Annual Symposium 2011, Cheshire, UK.
Presentation ( PowerPoint, no video, 11 MB), (PDF, no video, 4 MB), (Zip, presentation with video, 22 MB), Abstract and Biography (Word, 26 KB), Video 1 and 2 on Viemo.

Bearman, N. & Appleton, K. (2011) Using Google Maps to collect spatial responses in a survey environment, Presented 28/04/2011 at GISRUK 2011 Conference, University of Portsmouth, UK. I would like to thank the Quantitative Methods Research Group of the RGS-IBG for financial support towards the cost of presenting at the conference.
(Paper, 507 KB), Presentation (PowerPoint, 6.9 MB), Video (3.1 MB)

Bearman, N. & Lovett, A. (2010) Using Sound to Represent Positional Accuracy of Address Locations, Presented 23/07/2010 at Accuracy 2010 Conference, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK.
(Paper, 815 KB), Presentation (PowerPoint, 8.2 MB)
Video of Sonification Demo on Viemo (with and without narration, apologies for the poor quality).

Bearman, N. & Lovett, A. (2010) Using Sound to Represent Uncertainty in Address Locations, Presented 16/04/2010 at GISRUK 2010 Conference, UCL, London, UK. I would like to thank the GISc Research Group of the RGS-IBG for financial support towards the cost of presenting at the GISRUK 2010 conference in London
(Paper, 611 KB), Presentation (SlideShare)

Bearman, N. (2010) Usability of GI – Case Study using Address Locations, Presented 23/03/2010 at 2nd Workshop on Usability of Geographic Information, London, UK.
Presentation (SlideShare), Demostration Video, Paper.
From the Workshop: Agenda and Presentations (SlideShare)

Bearman, N. (2008) Using Sound to Represent Spatial Data in ArcGIS, Presented 12/09/2008 at Ordnance Survey MSc Programme 2008 Day, Southampton, UK. Joint Second Prize

Bearman, N. & Tate, N. (2007) Representing Spatial Geographical Data via variations of Volume and Tempo in Sound, Presented at GISRUK 2007 Conference, Maynooth, Dublin, Ireland. CADCORP/AGI Best Student Paper
(PDF, 75KB)

Conference Posters

Bearman, N. & Lovett, A. (2012) Can Sound Help Represent Distance in a Landscape Visualisation Setting? Presented 11-13/04/2012 at GISRUK2012 Conference, University of Lancaster, UK.
Poster download, media & further information.