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Hampshire’s Changing Landscape – How can Crowdsourcing Help?

Hampshire is changing The changing face of our landscape is something that affects us all; the loss of hedgerows, rapid expansion of urban areas or erosion of our coastlines to highlight just a few crucial issues. Some of the more serious forms of landscape change can make areas more exposed to flooding or threaten the natural

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If you open stuff up, good stuff happens

This is a slightly edited version of a post originally published on DATA.GOV.UK I rather like the phrase: “Engineering Serendipity” which – as I choose to interpret it – means something like ‘creating conditions which maximise the chances of good stuff happening’. If you’re interested in a fuller discussion of Engineering Serendipity, there’s the excellent

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New initiative: Explore Hampshire from the skies

Researchers from GeoData at the University of Southampton are working on a new initiative: ‘Explore Hampshire from the skies‘. The GeoData team is using Hampshire’s Aerial Open Data (which includes imagery, height data and near infrared) as the basis for a new online portal which lets users explore and download high resolution 3D representations of the county.

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Open Data – A supplier's perspective: Blom Aerofilms

Last month the Hampshire Hub Partnership announced the release of the 2013 Aerial Imagery and Terrain Model datasets for Hampshire under their Open Data Initiative.  This was momentous as for the first time in the UK an entire county of high resolution, consistent and reliable data has been released with no constraints upon its use

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The Hampshire Hub…and why I like it

I’ve blogged (several times) before about how technology and standards increasingly enables us to bring together data in new, exciting and innovative ways. This, of course, is merely a means to an end.  The most important thing is the people and partnerships who are actively using data to take better informed decisions, create new insights

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Hampshire publishes Aerial Photography as open data (finally!)

In my previous post about aerial photography, I explained that our aerial photography provider, Blom Aerofilm, flew the whole of Hampshire over the Summer of 2013 and captured high resolution imagery and data. Last time, I said that the Hampshire Hub Partnership intends to share a re-sampled version of the imagery and data as open

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Coming soon – Hampshire's aerial photography as open data

In 2013 Blom UK captured high resolution (12.5cm) aerial photography for the whole of Hampshire. The data is currently being processed, and should be available to Hampshire Hub partners in November. The Hampshire Hub Partnership intends to publish a re-sampled version (25cm) of the Aerial Photography imagery and data with an open licence. Hampshire’s aerial

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