Last week President Obama announced the administration’s Climate Data Initiative. What’s in it for geospatial professionals? For the citizens of the United States? What might its impact be on other global challenges?
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As the world wakes up to the power of data, we need to start working out how to join up all this information. We need to turn it into meaningful findings that will help us to make changes to the way we live. A new technique is emerging as part of this quest – the data mashup. This approach to linking data could help us shed light on phenomena such as the health impacts of climate change....