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Recover, together, stronger: How a data alliance can aid our economic recovery

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We’ve all witnessed the critical role location data has played over the last months in responding to the coronavirus pandemic, but what comes next? I believe that geospatial data is just as important as we begin to restart our economy.  …

Unlocking our understanding of where we live

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The Geospatial Commission asked me to write a blog post for them following on from their open identifiers announcement.  First thought was what a great honour!  But then my second thought was, what messages do I really want to land …

How geospatial data is supporting the UK’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus and geospatial data Geospatial data has been used to identify causes of disease, track its spread and monitor the recovery of patients since the 19th century, when John Snow mapped cholera outbreaks in London in 1854.  Image: Snow, J. …