Development of a web tool for the Scottish snowpatches community

Posted by & filed under Data, Mountains & hills, Science, Software engineering, May 2 2024.

Background Following on from my blog posting from July 2023 ‘Snowpatches and satellites‘, I have been involved in some technical development work using Earth Observation (EO) technologies and satellite imagery. For many years I have monitored and observed long-lasting snowpatches in the Scottish mountains, and as mentioned in the previous blog posting, I have carried… Read more »

What is the “truth” in COVID-19 data?

Posted by & filed under Data, Science, January 19 2022.

1. Truth in Data In a blog posting from April 2020, I discussed the development of a visualisation of data related to the global COVID-19 pandemic. In the comments below the blog posting, I mentioned that there are several issues with the data in terms of accuracy and what the ‘truth’ of the data actually… Read more »