WEEK 04 – 2014

the week beginning 20th January ’14 (Week 4) This was always going to be a hard week. A lot of travel and some intense discussions. These week included a Registry workshop for INSPIRE at the JRC in Ispra as part of the INSPIRE Maintenance and Implementation Group (MIG) work package. The idea was to share approaches […]

WEEK 03 – 2014

the week beginning 13th January ’14 (Week 3) I ended this week with my Birthday, always leaving me with that slightly shocked feeling about what happened to the last year (was it really a year ago… etc). On Monday I was across in Bristol partly to meet up with my Environment Agency DMMI (Data, Mapping, […]

Week 02 – 2014

the week beginning 6th January ’14 (Week 2) This was the week back after a lovely break with the family. I tend to find it a harder week getting my mind in the right place for all the things going on after time off. I am very lucky to be able to work quite flexibly […]

Week 51 – 2013

the week beginning 16th December ’13 (Week 51) Last week before some time with the family. Time that I have not had enough of this year. Our little girls are both very excited about the festivities, well the presents mostly I suspect. Monday was spent in Horizon House, Bristol. The difficulties of being on loan from […]

Defra’s Environment data registry for connective reference data

Defra’s Environment data registry for connective reference data

As a personal take on Defra’s Environment data registry for connective reference data (code lists) project. I thought I’d note down a few points to what we are doing at environment.data.gov.uk/registry and why. Rational Defra (and the Defra Network) has commitments in a number of areas that rely upon the provision of what the National Information Infrastructure (NII) refers […]

Week 50 – 2013

the week beginning 9th December ’13 (Week 50) Monday I was based in Horizon House (Environment Agency) for according to some the first time in a while. I had a long morning call with colleagues from other Member States, the Commission and JRC for the ISA Spatial Data and Services Working group. This included updates […]