Steve Wilkinson, Head of Innovation, Defra Data Transformation Programme

Process once. Use everywhere.

Defra group has the potential to simplify its access to satellite data and transform how we monitor and manage the UK’s landscape.

Reducing duplication of Geospatial Information use across Defra

Much of Defra’s work relies on good access to, and use of, various kinds of geographical data. At present Defra has numerous local repositories within individual organisations which, in addition to being costly to maintain, can also lead to problems …

Sentinels of our Environment

Now that four of the European Space Agency’s Sentinel satellites are operational (Sentinel-1 a and b, Sentinel-2a, Sentinel-3a), there is a huge opportunity for Defra, along with many other UK government departments and organisations.

Putting our data to work

We met with Clare Moriarty on Friday 6 January to run through the progress with the Data Programme. This is a short summary of what we discussed.