10×10: Bermondsey

Mapping London editors James and Ollie were invited earlier this year to create a drawing for the 10×10 charity auction taking place later this week in London. The auction is organised by Article 25, an architectural charity (we took part last y...


10×10 London: Land Water Land

Every year, for the last few years, Mapping London editors Oliver and James have been invited to create and submit an artwork for 10×10 London, a charity art auction organised by Article 25, the architectural development charity (originally call...


Can Maths Predict a Riot?

Hannah Fry, CASA‘s own Lecturer in the Mathematics of Cities talks through some of the ways in which spatial modelling has the potential to predict major events in cities – in this case rioting. Hannah also has an excellent TEDx talk on t...


Welcome

Welcome to the the new look Spatial Analysis blog. My last post was way back in March so I have a lot of catching up to do! The prolonged absence was due to all my energy being spent on completing my PhD thesis in order that I could get it out of the...


Carto-Junk?

The National Geographic Surname Map has generated a lot of discussion both online and via email. The response has been overwhelmingly positive but some people, unsurprisingly, have suggested improvements. A recent post on the great Junk Charts blog ...


G-I-S State of Mind

For GIS nerds only: Just to prove that GIS users are “hip” and “cool” here is a video that takes a contemporary “rap” artist’s song and adapts it with GIS- specific lyrics. I really “dig” this, es...


Jökulsárlón Timelapse

As I have mentioned before I have really enjoyed my trips to Iceland andInspired by Iceland is a great project to promote the wonders of the country. It has a great website with excellent quality webcams that enable full screen viewing of three of Ic...



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