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Meet the people behind the map: part two

Meet the people behind the map: part two

Scotland's environment web November 23, 2017

In our next instalment of our Mapvember blog series, we’re continuing to get to know the people who work behind the scenes to develop and maintain the Scotland’s environment mapping tools and are responsible for our spatial data. In this post we meet Olivia Gill, GIS developer, and Linda Gallagher, Technical Author.

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Meet the people behind the map: part one

Meet the people behind the map: part one

Scotland's environment web November 21, 2017

As users, we interact with maps and spatial data on daily basis. But do we give much thought to how these applications are developed? How does all of this data reach the map applications that we use? And who builds them?

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Mapvember

Mapvember

Scotland's environment web November 15, 2017

Today is international GIS Day (15 November) - a day to learn more about geography and the uses of geographic information systems (GIS). And what better day to launch our next series of the Scotland's environment blog, which is all about our new map and spatial data. This November we bring you Mapvember

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Scotland's peatland: enduring through time

Scotland's peatland: enduring through time

Dr Patricia Bruneau, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) November 10, 2017

Scotland’s peatland provides us with some spectacular scenery. They are places where soils meet with water to create unique habitats that have been enduring for millennia. These bogs also play an essential role in our lives. But having been exposed to too many pressures they are now in need of more attention if we want to secure their long term future.

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Meet our partners... Scottish Natural Heritage

Meet our partners... Scottish Natural Heritage

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) November 08, 2017

In our second blog of the series about our partners, we hear from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) about why they are excited about being part of the Scotland's environment web collaboration.

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Biodiversity data on Scotland's environment website

Biodiversity data on Scotland's environment website

Scotland's environment web October 31, 2017

As part of our spotlight on Biodiversity, our blog recently featured two new biodiversity information and data resources that are now available on Scotland’s environment website – Habitat Map of Scotland (HabMoS) and Ecosystem Health Indicators. But we have much more information and data to help your understanding of Scotland’s valuable biodiversity and influence new actions for its care and restoration.

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