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Introduction to Spatial Statistics


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EFGS 2019 Conference

9–11 October 2019 Manchester, United Kingdom

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Statistical Atlas


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GEOSTAT 4 project has started!

On 12 and 13 February 2020 in Helsinki the Geostat 4 project kick-off meeting, organised by Statistics Finland took place. The meeting was attended by delegates from Eurostat, eight National Statistical Institutions and also from National Land Survey of Finland which...

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New dataset on statistical grids

Eurostat released some new datasets of statistical grids. These datasets contain squared grid cell geometries covering the European land territory, for various resolutions from 1km to 100km. Base statistics such as 2006 and 2011 population figures, the land area, the...

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Measuring urban accessibility for low-carbon modes

How many people can you reach by public transport, bicycle or on foot in European cities? A new DG REGIO working paper has just been published: https://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/information/maps/low-carbon-urban-accessibility It measures access to public...

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Towards a name for each town

Obviously, each town has a name. But in a system of grid-based urban/rural classifications, towns are defined as clusters of 1 km² grid cells. These grid-based towns do not have any a-priori name. Still, providing names to these units can be useful to facilitate...

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