The global population is rapidly expanding, increasing pressure on our finite resources and ability to produce food. In addition the food that we do have is not currently in the areas where it is needed most. We are facing a …
#DefraData's Tim Ashelford compares his first experiences with free and open source geographical information software QGIS with proprietary alternatives. He is joined by QGIS pro Alexandra Kilcoyne from Natural England.
I’m Jonathan Smith. I’m a Scientific Officer at the the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) working on better use of data to deliver positive outcomes.
Build a community in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural affairs (Defra) for data professionals? Our survey said…. X
We had a chance to speak to Sarah Hendry about what #DataDriven Defra means to her, and also to hear about her own hashtag: #NobelNostalgia.
To complement our (the Environment Agency’s) publication of open data on river levels, we have now made near real-time rainfall data available via an API.
Do you feel like sometimes you're working in a vacuum; no one really understands the data publishing problems you have and no-one can help? Well, welcome to the Data practitioners' group – they can solve them all! Well maybe not …
I started collecting soils and agricultural land classification survey data for Defra in Northern England as a Research Officer in 1986.
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Printing from any device in any office, for us and for any guests working with us, has felt in the past like a pipe dream.