We officially enter a pre-election period as of midnight tonight, so there will be no new blog posts until after the election.
How can we use data, now and in the future? What are emerging technologies and what are their potential uses and impacts? A Defra-Royal Society panel debate asked these and other questions recently...
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
A series of fortunate events at ODI Leeds saw Defra data being delved into and joined with other data to find insights and build prototypes. This is what happened at the final one on 30 March.
Earth Observation technologies help us to understand how our actions affect our environment and are key to delivering better services through smarter use of data.
Currently 1.8 million people live in areas at risk of flooding across the UK. With an increasing population and dependence on flood plains for housing and industry, loss of natural flood defences and increased likelihood of extreme weather events; this …
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.
The 2018 climate projections are coming and will be published as open data. Find out what they are and how to register for updates here.
Defra's Permanent Secretary talks #DataDrivenDefra, #DataMash and the joy of unconferences in this video and full transcription.
A week ago today I was lucky enough to attend the Sentinel-2B satellite launch event held at European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany.