Mapping Landscape Values – A new ‘small data’ tool

Mapping Landscape Values (MLVs) is a value based data visualisation service. It supports the provision of agricultural perceptual data. The need to gather, present and store value based data; this presents a challenge for landowners within the agricultural sector as there are very few tools that assist with gathering value based data.  Designer and artist Dominica Williamson from Ecogeographer joined up with cartographer Shaun Lewin over a period of 8 weeks to create a prototype project which demonstrated unique visualRead more

How do people value agricultural landscape?

How do people value agricultural landscape? To get to this answer, I believe it’s sensory and ethnographic. I am utilising citizen science principles and participatory action based depth to get to this answer. I can’t do it alone, it requires experts from different disciplines and sectors. This year collaboration has created a transdisciplinary sub-project with cartographer Shaun Lewin. We have called it Mapping Landscape Values. Part funded by Agritech and guided by several mentors, the project took eight weeks toRead more

Serious Gaming

Ecogeographer tavelled with Dr John Martin and Andy Hughes for the second time to Turin for the third edition of the International Summer School – Learning by Game Creation – organized by a Joint Project of the Politecnico di Torino and University of California, 1st to 8th September 2019, Torino. Our eyes were further opened to how important the project we have created called TAGSCAPE is to the heritage sector and how we can learn so much from them, particularlyRead more

Aerial data, my Cloud dream

Ecogeographer’s just come back from working in Crete. Watch out for how a TAGSCAPE aerial data space will form over the coming two years through the pan European project Ruritage. This work will also impact a local pilgrimage project I am driving with three other colleagues.Read more

Anchor Man, it’s in the letter box

#coralcommunities > #socsea2018blue > Anchor Man > Ecogeographer is starting to gather data about objects that were brought together at the business and academic conference ‘The Society and the Sea‘ via a workshop held on the banks of the Thames at Greenwich, London. Delegates were asked to bring an object from their home or from their walk to the conference that meant something to them about their coast. Some objects were left as a keepsake, some were left with instructionsRead more

Sea Meadows

#tagscape / NON-indigenous plantations, LIVED forests > #coralcommunities / SEA meadows, MANGROVE forests > SAND dunes > Ecogeographer has moved from non-indigenous plantations to endangered sea meadows in the space of 3 years. In 2018 it will move between both with a focus on soil, saltwater swimming and communication. The territory to cover is rich, multi-dimensional and requires collaboration with experts in particular fields as well as working with communities who know their place. Ecogeographer will have to communicate to academicsRead more