Generalising density functions using pygeos STRtree

In my post calculating spatial density in python generated three functions to generate different types of density measure. And in another post I tested the speeds of different nearest neighbour algorithms. These functions work, but onld for for point based geometries. In this post I’ll look at a more generalised set of functions to generate …

Mapping Historic Met Office Data in Python

I recently discovered that the Met office publish historic HADUK datasets about historic weather patterns for the whole of the UK. They share a number of different types of weather data: Snow, rainfall, temperature…etc. at a lot of different scales: annual, seasonal, monthly, daily. I wanted to see what this data looks like in maps …

Mapping data in Excel

Excel isn’t the best tool for mapping data, but sometimes you want something quick and don’t want to learn new software. This post is about the Excel based UK postcode area map I made and is based on this post from ClearlyAndSimply. The map is made up of a collection of hand drawn and named …