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  • The Blizzard Challenge 2017 

    Ronanki, Srikanth; EPSRC - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
    WITHDRAWN: This item has been withdrawn from DataShare at the request of Professor Simon King and is no longer available.The Blizzard Challenge 2017 was the thirteenth annual Blizzard Challenge and was once again organised ...
  • Scoping Statistical Analysis Support 

    Nelson-Viljoen, Cindy; McDonnell, Diarmuid
    The aim of this survey was to collect feedback about existing training programmes in statistical analysis for postgraduate researchers at the University of Edinburgh, as well as respondents’ preferred methods for training, ...
  • Feel The Heat - A World Temperature Data Quilt 

    Zaenker, Julia; Vladis, Nathalie
    Feel The Heat - A World Temperature Data Quilt is based on the HADCRUT4 dataset of world temperature data. Each row of the quilt represents a year. Each square in a row represents the average world temperature according ...
  • The Surface of Significance 

    Godfrey, Lucas; Giannotti, Matt
    Surface of Significance is an ongoing research project in the School of GeoSciences with the aim of reconceptualising geographic space such that a relative view of space may be modelled computationally to support highly ...
  • Roam Exercises Set 1 

    McGarva, Guy; Carr, Viv
    Zip file with 5 Roam exercises in PDF and PPTX formats, plus trainer guide and Quick Guide. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2014-04-10 and migrated to Edinburgh ...
  • Roam Exercise Set 2 

    McGarva, Guy; Carr, Viv
    Zip file with 5 Roam exercises in PDF and PPTX formats, plus trainer guide and Quick Guide. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2014-04-10 and migrated to Edinburgh ...
  • Data Download Exercise 

    McGarva, Guy; Carr, Viv
    Zip file with exercises in PDF and PPTX formats, plus trainer guide and Quick Guides for all download services. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2014-04-10 and ...
  • 2011 Output Areas Entropy Index 

    Reid, James
    Ethnic segregation as measured by the Entropy Index provides a measure of how homogeneous or diversified an area is in respect to others. Where the Index is computed as 0 this implies a fully homogeneous ethic composition. ...
  • FOSS4G UK Training Data 

    Armitage, Tom
    Several datasets and workbook for use in the Visualising Arts and Humanities Data Workshop at the FOSS4G UK 2016 conference in Southampton. Tiff data generated from OpenStreetMap in QGIS as a screen Grab. (CC BY_SA). London ...
  • East Anglia Medieval Fenlands Economic Wealth 

    Zolnai, Andrew
    Darby (1969, 1974) describes the economic geography of East Anglia from the 1087 Domesday census, and the 1327-34 and the 1640-1641 Subsidy tax assessments. The switch of wealth from the Uplands in the north and south, to ...
  • GB Station Use 

    Zolnai, Andrew
    Guardian Data Blog released passenger traffic info by Great Britain stations. These are posted by Royal Mail postcode centroids, on backdrop of Ordnance Survey county polygons, and NOAA GSSHG coastline for GB. contains ...
  • Medieval Fenlands WGS84 

    Zolnai, Andrew
    CambsGeol ............. 1794 Cambbridgeshire Geology Domesday_ERR .......... 1Spatial Validation test on 1 DrainSubsidy .......... 1641 Lay Subsidy (public taxes) EastAngliaCities ...... curr. East Anglia Cities East ...
  • Parishes 2013 Error 

    Zolnai, Andrew
    Ordnance Survey 2013 Boundary Line Parish polygons for East Anglia were passed thru 1SpatialOnline validation test to find kick-backs and spikes among ill-connected polygons. These show that polygon errors submitted to ...
  • Points of Interest - English heritage 

    Reid, James
    Points of interest of English Heritage features, derived from a POI GPX file. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2010-09-03 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on ...
  • The GB Meridian 

    Reid, James
    The location of the GB central meridian. Lineage unknown. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2010-09-03 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on 2017-02-22.
  • World Obesity levels 2002-10 

    Pope, Addy
    This dataset shows the levels of overweight and obese people by country. Data is provided for 2002 and 2010 as a percentage of the total population and is also broken down by sex. Rates of change between 2002 and 2010 ...
  • Parishes 2010 Error 

    Zolnai, Andrew
    Ordnance Survey 2010 Boundary Line Parish polygons for East Anglia were passed thru Socium online validation test to find kick-backs and spikes among ill-connected polygons. These were submitted to Ordnance Survey in 2011, ...
  • Cycle to work 2001-2011 

    Pope, Addy
    This dataset shows the percentage of people that cycle to work. The data is broken douwn by Euro Region for England and Wales and is derived from teh 2001 and 2011 census data released by ONS http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/index.html. ...
  • Scotch Whisky characteristics 

    Pope, Addy
    This dataset contains the location of all currently operational Whisky distilleries in Scotland. In addition to the geolocation information, the dataset contains information on the nature of the whisky giving a score for ...
  • World Political Boundaries - Detailed 

    Pope, Addy
    This dataset contains the World Political boundaries valid for 2014. The data is available as shapefile format. The data is more detailed than the other boundary dataset (World Political Boundaries - Coarse) held on ShareGeo ...

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