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 …
Past incarnations of this working group have been no stranger to ambitious targets, and the latest is no exception. The group, which I am a part of, comprises Defra Data Programme Leads, Data Managers, Senior Managers and Solutions Architects from …
#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.
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.
I started collecting soils and agricultural land classification survey data for Defra in Northern England as a Research Officer in 1986.
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.
Environment Agency Geomatics experts Andrew Richman and Crispin Hambidge explain how satellite and LiDAR are helping Enforcement Officers identify agricultural runoff.
A blog about Defra's digital delivery principles and why they are important.
Yesterday we asked Defra's Chief Operating Officer, Betsy Bassis, what 'data-driven Defra' means for her.
On 13 January 2017 we explored digital solutions to problems Defra field workers have with technology. Find out more about the day in our blog.