Capability, Suitability and Climate Programme for Wales A three-year project led by Welsh Government, which seeks to develop and improve the agricultural land classification model for the whole of Wales. The project will assess the suitability of land for over 100 different crop varieties under 18 projected climate change scenarios.
Landscape Monitoring in Dorset
Monitoring change is important for many reasons, and for those working in planning, development and environmental management it can be crucial to ensuring that the characteristics of an area are maintained or enhanced.
With growing evidence of the physical and mental benefits of green spaces we were recently asked to assess the greenspace accessibility for the West of England Nature Partnership to identify areas with no or poor accessibility.
From Imagery to Data
The insights that satellite data can deliver for agriculture are hugely valuable but making those insights accessible is not always straightforward for the people who might really benefit from them. We have recently demonstrated, the capability to deliver data insights in a simple data dashboard.
Drought and Flood Mitigation - Uganda The increasing frequency and severity of droughts and floods in Uganda occasioned by climate change threaten the agricultural economy. The Drought and Flood Mitigation Service (DFMS) aims to help decision makers address some of these threats. Earth Observation (EO) data can help.
Natural Capital Accounting Earlier this year NRW (Natural Resources Wales) commissioned a feasibility study from Vivid Economics with Environment Systems as a partner to develop strategic thinking for progressing natural capital approaches, especially natural capital accounting at a local scale.