I made this Storify so we can all add stuff about Lidar...primarily how it's being used but also developments in collection and publication
Stefan Janusz, Communications, Defra Data Programme
I am the Communications Manager for #OpenDefra
Our forests are valuable to us in many different ways – something we’ve understood for a long time. Now we have a new way to keep an eye on them.
Build a community in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural affairs (Defra) for data professionals? Our survey said…. X
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Healthy competition is a fantastic way to focus teams on tasks, concentrating efforts on a single goal within a time limit. The space race, the Sinclair-Acorn 8-bit computer race ('the battle for our classrooms'), the race to claim priority for …
The mob cheers as, in an empty grid square, a small park opens. Property prices in the area begin to rise; soon, a new demographic moves in. The recognisable shift towards gentrification. A familiar reality. And one that will soon …
Last year, Defra group was set a challenge: a target to release at least 8000 new open datasets in one year.
We all had fun at the OpenDefra DataMarket. And here is the proof.
On 23 March, the Defra CAP policy team and Data programme team convened a mixed cohort of policy experts, technologists and data innovators to explore how remote sensing, earth observation and open data can reduce the burden of farm inspections on farmers.
This is what they came up with.
Last week (21 April) the World Wide Web Foundation published the results of its Open Data Barometer, which showed that the UK remains at number one in the world. The barometer compares a number of measures to judge how well …