During Mapvember, we've been introducing you to the team behind the Scotland's environment map and spatial data. In this post we catch-up with SEPA GIS Developer Bruce Smith, and find out about the role he has played in developing our map.
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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.
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
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.