In this blog, we describe how we have assessed the quality of the novel Global Surface Water Explorer (GSWE) dataset to better understand its value and fitness-for-purpose, producing data to report the UK’s position on indicator 6.6.1.Read more on Using satellite imagery to report changes to water bodies for SDG 6.6.1
How data science is helping to address the challenge of measuring the Sustainable Development goals in the UK.Read more on Data science for sustainable development
Using doubly labelled water to improve our understanding of the UK’s calorie intake. The problem We’re not very good at…Read more on How much is the UK eating?
Can we better understand traffic at British ports and can we use shipping as an early indicator for gross domestic…Read more on Tracking ships to understand trade
Can a national urban vegetation dataset be generated using computer vision and machine learning techniques? Background The value of urban…Read more on Measuring the urban forest
Our recent work
- Advancing official statistics through web data and international partnerships
- Using new shipping data to improve government understanding of trade flows
- Using open data to understand hyperlocal differences in UK public transport availability
- Using Sentinel-2 images to measure the change in tree coverage in eastern Uganda: what does it mean for the Mbale Trees Programme?
- Using data science to help inform regional broadband investment
- Campus in the top three at the UN PET Lab hackathon