Improved techniques for gathering and structuring data about local areas has enhanced the usefulness of the census and enabled better use of population data.
Satellite-based remote sensing technology helps to identify the scale of wildfires and their impact around the world.
Geographical research on refugee children’s experiences of the asylum process has contributed to improved decision making and welfare outcomes.
Fostering effective and engaged collaborative research on climate change in Bangladesh may help mitigate the country’s vulnerability, especially to sea-level rise.
Geographic information is being used to help humanitarian and government organisations visualise data about disasters to predict, prepare and respond to emergencies in Cambodia.
The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) and thinkWhere are using open source software, open data and cloud technology to coordinate a global network of volunteers providing mapping for disaster preparation, response and recovery.
Mapping the magnetic properties of soils across England and Wales has assisted the Ministry of Defence in creating specifications for new mine detectors.
This 2016 policy briefing offers recommendations for flood management policy in the UK across a variety of domains.
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