Are you healthy?

This is a little dated now, but I came across this interesting article about the use of spatial data on health metrics from 2017: https://www.cdrc.ac.uk/news-archive/holborn-identified-unhealthiest-place-great-britain-according-new-study/ It talks about some work completed by researchers at the University of Liverpool, and how they used new data sources pertaining to lifestyle and environmental measures to map 'healthy' and 'unhealthy' … Continue reading Are you healthy?

Some numbers about energy and fossil fuels

I read an interesting article recently in the December issue of EOS magazine. It was reporting on the findings of a study undertaken by the US Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration. Some salient points include: Global energy consumption is predicted to increase 28% by 2040 Up to 77% of that increased consumption is predicted … Continue reading Some numbers about energy and fossil fuels

EO: the next generation

On the 13th March I attended the RSPSoc Wavelength 2018 conference. This is a student and young professional conference, held annually in different locations around the country and hosted by the RSPSoc Student representative for a given year (along with the shadow rep, ready for the next year). This year the conference was held in … Continue reading EO: the next generation

OSGeo

The OSGeo have a brand new website design! Check out https://www.osgeo.org/ The Open Source Geospatial Foundation supports all things open related to geospatial - both software and data. Check out some of the projects listed under the tab at the top of the homepage. There are OSGeo project as well as community projects. Some you'll be … Continue reading OSGeo