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LUC to produce landscape permeability maps for Cranborne Chase + Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership

LUC is excited to begin working with the Cranborne Chase + Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership to identify and map existing semi-natural habitats within the Landscape Partnership area and identify priority areas and habitats for restoration, improvement and creation. The Cranborne [...]

2017-12-15T14:53:50+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Ecology, General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC completes tranquillity mapping of the Scottish Central Belt

LUC has recently completed a Tranquillity and Visual Intrusion Assessment as part of the Edinburgh Airport Airspace Change Programme application to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The CAA Guidance on the airspace change process highlights the importance of tranquillity and [...]

2017-12-08T10:32:37+00:00 December 8th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC’s GIS team starts work on the TTTV Spatial Strategy

LUC has been commissioned to develop the Spatial Strategy for the 'Transforming the Trent Valley' (TTTV) partnership. TTTV, which evolved from The Central Rivers Initiative (CRI), is a broad based partnership representing key interest groups that are working together to [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:06+00:00 October 18th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC featured in Philip’s 2018 Stargazing Guide

The Philip's 2018 Stargazing Guide, which is a fantastic resource for amateur astronomers, has just been published and this year's edition contains a section on dark skies and light pollution featuring the Night Blight maps produced by LUC. We worked alongside [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:06+00:00 October 6th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC GIS Consultant speaks at ESRI housing conference

Our Principal GIS Consultant Edith Lendak presented a sample of our work at ESRI's 'GIS for Housing' conference on the 19th of September. The event provided an excellent insight into the ways GIS has been embraced by the housing sector, [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:06+00:00 September 21st, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

Historic Environment and GIS team begin Historic Characterisation studies

Building on our ongoing consolidation of the Historic Seascape Characterisation (HSC) for Historic England, LUC has been commissioned to produce historic characterisations of Ramsgate and Weston-super-Mare land and their sea environs. Ramsgate and Weston-super-Mare are two of the first towns [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:07+00:00 August 15th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation, Heritage & Environment|

LUC’s GIS & Visualisation team gets creative with data mapping

In order to create a statement piece of art for our London office’s reception area, our GIS & Visualisation team took an artistic approach to visualising data by applying a consistent colour scheme across three different datasets, spanning the Greater [...]

2017-06-30T12:56:15+00:00 June 30th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC celebrates 20 years of using GIS

Our GIS & Visualisation team has been having fun developing and sharing some of our work through ESRI Story Maps. We’re continually seeking new ways to making our project outputs more interactive, engaging and accessible. We’ve also been refining and [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:07+00:00 June 8th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC celebrates GIS anniversary with ESRI

LUC began using ESRI ArcGIS software 20 years ago, in March 1996. We had a single user on ArcView 3.0. After many years of change, software upgrades and the expansion of our GIS & Visualisation team to 11 members, it [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:07+00:00 May 18th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC’s light pollution and dark skies campaign Commended by ENDS

We are delighted that our light pollution and dark skies campaign with Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has been Commended by the ENDS Environmental Impact award committee in the ‘Campaign of the Year’ category. We worked alongside CPRE, using the latest available satellite [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:07+00:00 May 9th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|