Tag Archives: Europe

COBWEB Meets the Commissioner at GEO-X

Last week members of the COBWEB Project team attended the GEO-X Plenary and Geneva Ministerial Summit event in Geneva, Switzerland. GEO, the Group on Earth Observation, who have held annual plenary meetings since the organisation was established in 2005. GEO-X marked a … Continue reading

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Europe’s cold snap visualised

You might have noticed that Europe is currently experiencing colder than normal temperatures.  Freak snow storms in southern Italy and Tripoli point at things being quite unusual.  Scores of people have died as a result of exposure with the homeless … Continue reading

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Mapping through social media

Mapping social networks is not a new concept, but this image is worth a quick look.  It shows the origin of tweets and presents them as heat map but uses intensity to represent clusters.  The effect is that it looks … Continue reading

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Great visulisation of open data

I stummbled upon this great example of data visulisation on Twitter from @monkchips. It has been put together by the Open Knowledge Foundation and shows the energy production and consumption of European Countries from 1997-2008. The data itself is a … Continue reading

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UK’s Cold snap visualised

Anyone who has had the misfortune of chatting to me since the cold winter of 2009-10 may remember me going on and on about how this was all to do with something called the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO).  Well, my … Continue reading

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