Mapping for Change

Media And Publications

Media Coverage

Mapping for Change’s ‘Ramp It Up!’ Competition Running a social media contest to improve accessibility in our towns and cities, Disabled Go News, March 2017. Read article

Mapping for Change Launches ‘Ramp It Up!’, UCan2 Magazine, November 2016. Read article

The Air We Breathe, ITV Tonight Programme. May 2015. See documentary

Science on the Spot: Citizen Science. April 2015. Listen to radio programme

Scientists and citizen: Could a new wave of networked, amateur scientific endeavour speed the discovery of solutions to pressing environmental problems? February 2012. Read article

City Airport noise pollution is now worse than living near Heathrow, Evening Standard, November 2010. Read article

‘Citizen Science’ takes off…, GeoConnexions UK, June 2008. Read article

Toolkits

Nitrogen dioxide mapping survey. Get PDF

Noise mapping survey. Get PDF

Community action pack. Get Part 1 PDF and Part 2 PDF

Street Mobility Project Toolkit. Get PDF

Articles

Citizen science goes ‘extreme’, Nature, February 2012. Read article

Communities put climate change firmly on the map…, GeoConnexions UK, August 2011. Read article

Reports

New Times New Connections: the landscape of civil society action on climate change, October 2010. Read report

Conference Papers

Haklay, M. (2011) ‘Using Geographic information to improve service delivery and analyse impact’ workshop, Substance Conference Haklay, M., Francis, L., Rahemtulla, H., Ellul, C., 2010, Mapping for Change, GIS Development February issue, 34-37

Ellul, C., Francis, L. and Haklay, M., (2011), A Flexible Database-Centric Platform for Citizen Science Data Capture, Computing for Citizen Science Workshop, in Proceedings of the 2011 Seventh IEEE International Conference on eScience (eScience 2011)

Haklay, M., (2010) Geographical Citizen Science – Clash of Cultures and New Opportunities, Workshop on the Role of Volunteered Geographic Information in Advancing Science, GIScience 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, 14 September

Ellul, C., Rhametulla, H. & Haklay, M. (2009) Beyond the Internet – Increasing Participation in Community Events by Text Messaging. Paper prepared for the Urban Data Management Symposium.

Ellul, C., Haklay, M., Francis, L. & Rhametulla, H. (2009) A Mechanism to Create Community Maps for Non-Technical Users. Paper prepared for the International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems and Web Services. Get PDF

Ellul, C., Haklay, M. & Francis, L. (2008). Empowering Individuals and Community Groups – is Web GIS the Way Forward? Paper prepared for the Association for Geographic Information annual conference. Get PDF

Journal Papers

Haklay, M.,(2012). Citizen Science and Volunteered Geographic Information – overview and typology of participation in Sui, D.Z., Elwood, S. and M.F. Goodchild (eds.), 2012. Volunteered Geographic Information, Public Participation, and Crowdsourced Production of Geographic Knowledge. Berlin: Springer.

Haklay, M, Francis, L.,Rhametulla, H. and Ellul, C. (2010) Mapping for Change. GIS Development. Read article

Haklay, M., (2010). How good is volunteered geographical information? A comparative study of OpenStreetMap and Ordnance Survey datasets, Environment and Planning B, 37(4) 682 – 703

Francis, L., Whitaker, C. & Haklay, M. (2008) Noise Mapping Helps Citizens Take Action. GIS Professional, 23, pp 26-28