Webinar – Scotland’s Biodiversity Data: A Showcase of Two Digital Tools

A demonstration of digital tools to locate and analyse biodiversity data to support decision making.

Wed, 20 Mar 2024 12:00 – 13:00 GMT

The first webinar from the new Digital Enablers for Natural Capital hub, this session will showcase two digital tools enabling biodiversity data collection and analysis.

Scotland-Wide Landcover Maps

Scientists from Space Intelligence will present Scotland’s first-ever nationwide habitat maps. Commissioned by the Scottish government in 2021 in partnership with NatureScot, these provide insight into how Scotland’s ‘Natural Capital’ is changing over time. The annual mapping helps landowners and policymakers make decisions on land-use change, including where to restore habitats.

Dtechtive – Making datasets more discoverable and usable through find.data.gov.scot

A significant amount of open data remains elusive to search engines. Discover how Dtechtive.com uses AI Natural Language Processing and Generation, to make open data hidden in the deep web (not the dark web!) more discoverable and AI-ready.

Dr. Gautham Krishnadas, CEO and Co-founder of Dtime, will present a case study of the open data search engine, Digital Scotland(https://find.data.gov.scot), a collaboration with the Scottish Government for an AI-driven future.


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