We've opened our new Earth Observation Data Service to users across Defra. This data has the potential to change our understanding of the environment. Andrew Newman explains how this is working and how we are making this data openly available.
Defra group has the potential to simplify its access to satellite data and transform how we monitor and manage the UK’s landscape.
At #DataMash, We spoke to Senior Research Scientist Isabel Sargent from the Change and Business Innovation team at Ordnance Survey about Machine Learning. This is what she had to say.
On 24–25 May 2017, Defra and Ordnance Survey ran a two-day un/conference (that's part conference, part unconference) at the Ordnance Survey Headquarters at Southampton. These photos capture a little bit of the magic that happened there...thanks to David Tait, Mattie Yeta
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
What happens when you get a group of data experts together to talk around #DefraData?
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 …