Research by geographers into household water insecurity is improving understanding and helping mitigate water insecurity, and developing flexible research tools for global use.
Local government organisations in Scotland are using the Spatial Information Service's Spatial Hub to share and unlock the potential of local government data.
Sefton Council combined council data and Cadcorp web mapping software to create an interactive online portal
Geographical research has highlighted and quantified the significant carbon emissions associated with fire, drainage and plantations in tropical peatlands, influencing policy, monitoring and rehabilitation worldwide.
Improved techniques for gathering and structuring data about local areas has enhanced the usefulness of the census and enabled better use of population data.
Manchester City Council worked with Gaist to ensure it had the right data to secure additional investment for maintaining its highways network to support the city’s growth ambitions.
The unique reference number given to every property in Great Britain is linking public health data with local services, to build a clear picture of residents’ health and wellbeing in Kent.
New techniques for the restoration of rivers have aided urban regeneration and improved local environmental quality.
The British Library, together with the UK’s five other Legal Deposit Libraries, is working with thinkWhere to preserve the nation’s extensive catalogue of digital map datasets for future generations.
Conwy Borough Council is using Unique Street Reference Numbers (USRN) to keep its asset management system up to date and help public services run more efficiently.
Geographic information is being used to help humanitarian and government organisations visualise data about disasters to predict, prepare and respond to emergencies in Cambodia.
Internet service provider Quickline worked with emapsite, a location services platform, to connect business and communities to super-fast broadband.
Monitoring and mitigating changes in flow, sediment plants and insects supports the ecological quality of bodies of fresh water.
This 2014 collection of short case studies demonstrates the value of small area census data, and advocates for retaining the method in the the 2021 Census
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