Mapping Nitrogen Dioxide Across Europe

Here is a short video I did for the Royal Geographical Society to show how new satellite data can reveal the daily changes to nitrogen dioxide (and other pollut...

Map Projections

I’ve just discovered this really lovely graphic detailing a number of different map projections. It’s taken from the opening pages of the “Oxf...

Page from Roger Tomlinson thesis

Roger Tomlinson's PhD: The first in GIS

The late Roger Tomlinson is considered the “Father of Geographic Information Systems” and he completed his PhD in the UCL Department of Geography in 1974. Tomli...

This map shows the London Output Area Classification, which shows how those with similar social attributes cluster together.

Useful Geographic Datasets

There’s more data out there than ever before and I’m keen for students and researchers to make full use of it. Here are a number of my “go to&...

Welcome to DataShine!

Last October I was fortunate enough to be awarded an ESRC “Future Research Leaders” grant. These run for up to 3 years and offer the opportunity for...