Category Archives: Maps

Using Data as a policy maker – Pt1

This is the first in a series of posts about an event: Using Data as a policy maker, which was held in Winchester, in November 2015. This post first appeared on the Open Data Aha! blog. Using data for policy … Continue reading

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Hampshire publishes Aerial Photography as open data (finally!)

In my previous post about aerial photography, I explained that our aerial photography provider, Blom Aerofilm, flew the whole of Hampshire over the Summer of 2013 and captured high resolution imagery and data. Last time, I said that the Hampshire … Continue reading

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Social Media flooding map

ESRI UK – the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) specialist – has produced a Social Media Flooding Map. This interactive map shows geolocated posts which have been shared on several social networks – Twitter, You Tube and Flickr. Users are able … Continue reading

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Open data, apps and maps

Open Data A few weeks ago I blogged about Hampshire’s Rights of Way network, which has been published as an interactive map, and as open data. The data was released under the OS Open Data Licence, which effectively means you can … Continue reading

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Old Maps Online – one of ‘top 100’ websites

A consortium of UK libraries has judged a web site from the University of Portsmouth to be one of the top 100 web sites. Old Maps Online enables visitors to access over 130,000 historical maps from across the world. The … Continue reading

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