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...Read article

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...Read article

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...Read article

Nick Land – new keynote speaker for EFGS 2019

We are pleased to announce that Nick Land will be the keynote speaker for EFGS 2019 in Manchaster. Nick is a senior manager at Esri with over 20 years experience working in the field of survey, mapping, cadastre, land registration, GIS, LIS and SDIs. Before joining...Read article