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.
We’ve just wrapped on Day 2 of our two-week sprint over at Capgemini’s Applied Innovation Exchange.
This is the first of a series of blogposts – ‘sprintnotes’ – covering a two week sprint aiming to make better use of flood data.
Last year I was lucky enough to get on to the GDS Data Science Accelerator. On this scheme participants offer their enthusiasm to learn data science and their time to work on a project of potential value to their departments. …
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
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 …
GeoSmart Information combines Environment Agency open data with modelling in its GWFlood groundwater flood forecast service. Our model At GeoSmart, our model predicts groundwater levels based on actual history of all the main variables affecting groundwater recharge, flow and discharge …