Intelligent highway management: How spending on local roads and footpaths is decided

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.

Mapping the value of nature

The Co$ting Nature policy support tool helps to map the relative value provided to humanity by protected areas and other ecosystems.

Coordinating contributions from volunteer mappers for rapid disaster response

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.

Developing household-scale metrics to tackle water insecurity

Research by geographers into household water insecurity is improving understanding and helping mitigate water insecurity, and developing flexible research tools for global use.