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The Geospatial Scholarship Fund – A call to action for the geospatial industry

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As we focus on education this year for Black History Month 2021- Proud To Be, we are delighted to place a spotlight on geosciences and the importance of diversity in a subject that informs decisions that affect all our lives.  …

The secret to great geospatial data portals: start with the user

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Guest blog by Carl Watson, Senior Analyst and UX Lead, British Geological Survey who shares the steps taken to build a data portal for the user.  “After listening to what real users want we have created guidelines for Designing Geospatial …

“Byte-ing Back Better” - Introducing a Q-FAIR approach to Geospatial Data Improvement

Diagram of Q-FAIR, Findable, Accessible,Interoperable and Re-usable

Callum Irving, Senior Data and Standards Advisor, shares the Geospatial Commission’s ambitions to improve access to better location data by making it Q-FAIR - Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable and of the right Quality that is fit for purpose. Building on …