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A significant year for the UK on the global geospatial scene

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We’re delighted to kick-start our series of “international” blogs with a guest blog from David Henderson marking the 10th anniversary of the Committee of Experts and reporting back on three key tangible outcomes from the latest UN-GGIM virtual meeting held in August.

National Underground Assets Register (NUAR), Northumbrian Water Group and a Culture of Innovation

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  At Northumbrian Water Group innovation is part of our DNA. We seek out new thinking and greater collaborations to tackle both our own and society’s wider challenges. A key example of this is our work alongside the Geospatial Commission …

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. …