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Launching the Developer Licence 2.0

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The National Archives is pleased to introduce the Developer Licence 2.0.  As with the licence it replaces, it is part of the UK Government Licensing Framework (UKGLF) which provides the policy and legal framework for the re-use of public sector …

Buried treasure: unlocking the value of archive data

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The Geospatial Commission and its Partner Bodies have collaborated to provide this Best Practice Guide: Extracting data from Archives. In these times of fast-paced change, our archive data which contains a rich layer of location data will become increasingly important, delivering value to the economy and wider society.

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.

Datgloi pŵer lleoliad Strategaeth geo-ofodol - A geospatial perspective from Wales

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Did you know that the UK’s Geospatial Strategy is available to download in Welsh? The Geospatial Commission asked Dr Richard Fry,  Senior Lecturer in Geography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at Swansea University Medical School, to shine a light on …

Building correlations between geospatial datasets

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The Geospatial Commission and Partner Bodies have collaborated on a programme of data improvement projects, to develop consistent data standards, improve the discoverability, access, use and quality of Public Sector geospatial datasets.