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Introduction to Spatial Statistics


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EFGS 2017 Conference

November 2nd–3rd 2017 Dublin, Ireland

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Statistical Atlas


Upcoming Events

  1. EFGS Steering Comeetee tele-meeting

    January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Geostat 3 meeting

    February 14 - February 15
  3. The 26th Annual GIS Research UK Conference

    April 17 - April 20
  4. GISCO 2018 Working Group

    April 17 - April 18
  5. The European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics (Q2018)

    June 26 - June 29

Latest News

A walk to the park?

An updated working paper presents a methodology that takes into account the spatial distribution of both population and green areas throughout the cities' territory, and produces indicators on the proximity of the green areas to the urban population. To obtain...

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Passenger rail accessibility in Europe’s border areas

Cross-border cooperation in the EU addresses the needs of border areas and has been helping to remove obstacles between them for more than 25 years already. To support this policy, quantitative evidence needs to be developed, especially in the areas of transport...

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10th Annual European Forum for Geography & Statistics

10th Annual EFGS Conference   The 10th Annual European Forum for Geography & Statistics was co-hosted by Central Statistics Office Ireland and Ordnance Survey Ireland. The 2017 EFGS Conference was successfully held in Dublin Castle from November 2-3 2017. The...

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7th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion

The European Commission published on 9 October 2017 the 7th Cohesion Report. It zooms in on EU regions and cities, draws lessons from cohesion spending during the crisis years and sets the scene for cohesion policy after 2020. Analysing the current state of the EU's...

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Open data of United States

Open data services of United States are available at EFGS webpage from now. More information you can find here: Open Data U.S.

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