WRi working with the John Muir Trust have produced an animated map of Scotland showing the spread of visual impact from industrial wind farms across the country over the last 20 years. You can read more on the JMT web pages and see the animation on YouTube. Steve's animation featured in a report on STV News on 26 Nov and in Scottish Energy News.
Rachel Oldroyd and Robin Lovelace attended the second European conference on Free Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4Ge) held at the Politecnico di Milano in Como, Italy, from 14 to 17 July 2015. Robin and Rachel delivered a practical workshop entitled ‘An Introduction to R for Spatial Analysis’ and also presented their co-authored paper on ‘Teaching R as a GIS: problems, solutions and lessons learned’. A free and open-source teaching resource associated with the workshop can be found on-line here.