Posts in Category: Data analysis

RCT Rights of Way Definitive Map Update

Client: Rhondda Cynnon Taf County Borough Council

Various datasets relating to the rights of way management in Rhondda Cynnon Taf had fallen out of date, and exeGesIS was asked to assist Rhondda Cynnon Taf County Borough Council with the task of updating and correcting this information, using data from multiple sources to do so.

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Greenspace mapping and characterisation

Client: Greenspace Scotland

Greenspace analysis ScotlandexeGesIS were commissioned to produce a digital map of Greenspace for East Lothian, Midlothian and Aberdeenshire County Councils. MasterMap data were classified to a standard land use classification using attributes and aerial photograph interpretation. These data were provided as a single Greenspace dataset.

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Mountains Motorised Recreational Vehicle Project

Client: Countryside Council for Wales & Local Government

We collated and processed existing digital information to determine the sustainability of Motorised Recreational Vehicle routes. 'Noise' and 'tranquillity' maps were created for the Cambrian Mountains region. Several hundred kilometres of routes and roads were surveyed to record the physical robustness and condition of vehicular routes.

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Water recreation

Client: Defra

exeGesIS provided data collation, analysis and reporting services for a national project researching access to water-based recreation facilities across the UK. Water resource datasets were compiled and were subjected to network analysis to determine the accessibility of water resources.

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Important plant areas in Wales

Client: Plantlife International

Cambrian Rainforest Important Plant AreaexeGesIS were contracted by Plantlife Cymru to help with the identification of computer based methods and techniques suitable for defining and mapping Important Plant Area (IPA) boundaries. We demonstrated how spatial analysis techniques can be used to define IPA boundaries and how areas of potential IPA expansion can be modelled and visualised using GIS.

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Stone curlew disturbance analysis

Client: Cambridge University, the RSPB and English Nature

Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemusexeGesIS used a GIS model to predict the effects of disturbance from visual stimuli on nesting stone curlew Burhinus oedicnemus. This was used to map and graph the effects of different disturbances on the birds and identify the best areas to undertake habitat management to encourage nesting.

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