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GRI Seminar, 31 May 2019: Data-Driven Space

Assoc. Prof. Tony Moore – School of Surveying, University of Otago, Dunedin   The spatial data that underpin the maps we see are often compromised by the limited space for them in the map. For example, a large amount of features have to be mapped in cities but there is…

New GRI PhD student – Olivia Willoughby

GRI welcomes a new PhD student, Olivia Willoughby Olivia will be working on the topic of Spatial variations in Māori health outcomes, supervised by Prof. Simon Kingham and Dr. Malcolm Campbell and funded by a GeoHealth scholarship from the Ministry of Health, New Zealand.   Olivia...

GRISS – 22 February 2019

Telling yesterday’s stories with today’s geospatial technology Adrian Patchett and Sean Bragg (Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu)   Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei – for us and our children after us   "So we go back to the land, the...

BES 2018

GRI researcher presents at the 2018 meeting of the British Ecological Society Dr. Audrey Lustig, a postdoctoral researcher in the GRI Toi Hangarau working on spatial modelling of species distribution, presented her paper on regional pest management to the British Ecological Society meeting, held in...

UN-WGIC 2018

The United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress has wrapped up in in Deqing, Zheijang Province, China The GRI Toi Hangarau was represented at the UN-WGIC (19-21 November 2018) by its Director, Prof. Matthew Wilson, who said:   "I feel honoured to have attended the UN-WGIC, along...

GRISS – November 30th, 2018 – Trends in Environmental Sampling

Jennifer Brown, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury Spatially balanced sampling is becoming a popular design for surveys in biological and environmental management. In large scale surveys the use of a spatially balanced design gives some assurance that there will be spatial coverage...