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 – Aha! Wearing my ‘Open Data Aha!’ hat*, I teamed up with Southern Policy Centre…… Continue reading Using Data as a policy maker – Pt1
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 Hub Partnership intends to share a re-sampled version of the imagery and data as open…… Continue reading Hampshire publishes Aerial Photography as open data (finally!)
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 to: select their own base map , change how data is displayed (as points, clusters…… Continue reading Social Media flooding map
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 do what you like with it – including using it to build apps – as…… Continue reading Open data, apps and maps
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 University of Portsmouth has published a full press release on its web site.