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Radar – more than just wave detection

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Defra’s technology innovation team recently released their 2021 Emerging Technology Radar. Tony Riggs, who leads the team, explains how it tells us a lot about the challenges and opportunities facing the Defra group, and the emerging technologies that could impact on these.

Making it easier to access and use earth observation data

Andrew Newman and earth ovservation

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.  

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.

Building capacity and capability into our teams: Gaining analytical insight with R

Potatoes

When building a multifunctional team to demonstrate the power and potential of data, we think it's important to upskill whenever and wherever possible. In the Data Programme, we're learning all the time, as this post about taking a course in …

Abby Lane from the Environment Agency at #DataMash

Abby Lane

Having conversations is the first step towards forging stronger relationships to improve how we work. Here, the Environment Agency's Abby Lane chats to us about the value of being able to meet up and talk to other people in Defra …