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Groundbreaking new app details every energy resource in the North Sea

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A new interactive mapping application that reveals the location of every energy-related site in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) is expected to bring real benefits for exploration and the search for carbon storage locations. The game-changing app shows the proximity …

OSNI creates COVID-19 Restrictions Map in response to localised restrictions

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Restrictions covering postcodes in Belfast in September

Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland (OSNI) were tasked by the Department of Health to identify all postcodes within COVID-19 restricted areas for the creation of new legislative regulations for Northern Ireland. Localised restrictions were being brought in as a response to …

2020 Geography in Government Awards Shortlisted Nominations - Advancing geospatial data science

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Shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Geography in Government awards have been announce. For “Advancing geospatial data science” the nominees are Environment Agency, the Geography Team (Office of National Statistics) and the Data Science, Engineering and Remote Sensing Teams (UK Hydrographic Office).

2020 Geography in Government Awards Shortlisted Nominations - Contribution to the profession

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Shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Geography in Government awards have been announce. For “Contribution to the profession” the nominees are the Defence Geographic Centre (Ministry of Defence), the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Research Team (Highways England) and Ordnance Survey.

2020 Geography in Government Awards Shortlisted Nominations - Excellence in geo-visualisation & cartography

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Shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Geography in Government awards have been announce. For “Excellence in geo-visualisation & cartography” the nominees are the Defence Geographic Centre (Ministry of Defence), Natural England and the Office of National Statistics.

2020 Geography in Government Awards Shortlisted Nominations - Impact on Policy

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Shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Geography in Government awards have been announce. For “Impact on Policy” the nominees are the Geography Statistics Team (Department for Transport), the Knowledge & Information Management and Biodiversity & Ecosystems Resilience Group (Natural Resources Wales) and the Regional Economic Development Team (Scottish Government).

Local government is full of geographers… isn’t it?

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Local government requires approaches that take into account spatial distributions. However, you would be hard pushed to find someone in local government with "Geographer" in their job title. The Government Geography Profession is open to all public servants, not just civil servants, so the profession's leadership team wants to meet the needs of geographers in local government. This post outlines how to profession can help.

2020 Geography in Government Awards Shortlisted Nominations - Excellence in Local Government

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Shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Geography in Government awards have been announce. For “Excellence in Local Government” the nominees are Croydon Growth Zone, the West Midlands Regional Transport Coordination Centre and Westminster City Council.