Post: 9 January 2014 Last month Environment Agency released Risk of Flooding from Rivers and Sea (RoFRS), their core flood risk dataset for England, as open data. The dataset is now available on EA’s DataShare page as three free products: …

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Post: 22 December 2014 Earlier this month Environment Agency released their Risk of Flooding from Rivers and the Sea (RoFRS) datasets, previously known as NaFRA, as open data. RoFRS is EA’s core national flood risk model. I will blog about these …

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Post: 1 December 2014 Updated 18 December 2014 with links to latest version of dataset list I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the Environment Agency’s new Data Advisory Group (EADAG). The first meeting was on 18 November (minutes …

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Post: 14 November 2014 The Environment Agency have set up a new Data Advisory Group of a dozen or so volunteers. Most are external parties who have an interest in EA data, as technical experts or as existing licensees or …

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SPARQL 1.1 introduces the idea of federated SPARQL queries – this enables you to execute part of your SPARQL query against a remote SPARQL endpoint. I thought I’d provide some examples of using this feature in government linked open data. …

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