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DataMash: thank you!

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

Data, emerging technologies, uses and impact

UCL's Professor Mark Maslin talks about analysing satellite images for forestry and agriculture purposes.

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.

Why Defra has an Earth Observation Centre of Excellence

Analysis ready Sentinel 2 – March 2016 example Cumbria

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.

Up, up and very far away: Remote sensing in flood response

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's Groundwater Flood Forecasting service

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Groundwater Flood Forecast for 7 January 2014

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 …