Dublinked Data Visualisation Competition Launch Event - AIRO NUIM Presentation

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The Dublinked Data Visualisation Competition was officially launched on Wednesday 19th March 2014, as part of the Dublinked Innovation Network’s second Data Visualisation event, held in NUI Maynooth. Speakers on the day included Andy Kirk (VisualisingData.com), Eoghan McCarthy (AIRO NUIM) and Oliver Mooney (GetBulb). The event received great turnout with over 50 people in attendance, of those in attendance skill sets ranged from data visualisation novice, enthusiast to expert. Read More via Dublinked.ie

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Dublinked Data Visualisation Competition Launch Event - AIRO NUIM Presentation

  1. 1. Dublinked Data Visualisation Competition Launch Event, AIRO Eoghan McCarthy, AIRO
  2. 2. What is the All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO) • AIRO is a research unit and spatial data website focused on improving evidence informed planning in Ireland – Collects, analyses and provides evidence and tools to support better planning and decision making • Maps, data, policy advice, research and training – Maximise the usage and benefit of publically funded and readily available datasets – Highlight the benefit of proper collection, management and dissemination of datasets • Who do we work with? – Government Departments – Semi-State bodies – Regional Authorities, Local Authorities, Local Partnerships etc – Academics, Researchers, Public – Private Sector
  3. 3. Census 2011 – Data visualisation through AIRO • Working with the CSO to improve the dissemination of Census 2011 results • Public sector reform, important collaboration between public sector bodies to improve access to publically funded data • Vital step in encouraging use of Census 2011 • Provide access for general public, government and private sector • Individual Local Authority (34) and Regional Authority (8) Census mapping tools available on the AIRO site • InstantAtlas (GeoWise) software • Full set of variables for 2006 and 2011 at ED and SA level • 15 themes • Interface operates using a dynamic display which links spatial maps with graphs and comparison tables • Let’s have a look (http://www.airo.ie/mapping-module)
  4. 4. Census 2011 – Data visualisation through AIRO • National Census Mapping Viewer • Requirement to display all 18k boundaries • Published maps to ArcGIS for Server and displayed through ArcGIS Viewer for Flex – 260+ maps on all census themes • Counts, percentages and ratios
  5. 5. Census 2011 – Data visualisation through AIRO • All-Island Mapping Viewer • All-Island Digital Atlas – CSO and NISRA to develop comparable cross border indicators • Hard-back Atlas • Mapping Seminars and Workshops – View
  6. 6. Census 2011 – Data visualisation through AIRO • Census Seminars • 30th January – Demographics and Economy • 8th April – Housing and Transport (NIRSA) • 30th April – Health and Accessibility (Armagh) » Followed by Acute Services session • Final Seminar after summer (November) – Official launch of Atlas
  7. 7. Census 2011 – Data visualisation through AIRO • Data Days *4 • Border Region Authority (6 March) • InterTradeIreland (3rd April) • NIRSA (10th June) • NIRSA (17th June)
  8. 8. All-Island Accessibility Mapping Navtec Road Network, GeoDirectory, Dublinked NTA Network Analyst in ArcGIS
  9. 9. All-Island Accessibility Mapping
  10. 10. All-Island Accessibility Mapping
  11. 11. Getting access to AIRO data outputs: AIRO Data Store
  12. 12. Getting access to AIRO data outputs: AIRO Data Store
  13. 13. Census 2011 – Getting Access to the Data
  14. 14. Census 2011 – Getting Access to the Data • Accompanying boundary set in .shp format (ESRI, QGIS, easy translation for MapInfo) • Perform own analysis of census data in a GIS • 20m generalised SA boundary set • Provinces • NUTS Boundaries (Regions) • Administrative Counties • Electoral Divisions • Small Areas • Gaeltacht Areas • Local Electoral Areas • Legal Cities and Towns • Settlements • OSi copyright www.cso.ie/en/census/census2011boundaryfiles
  15. 15. QGIS – Open Source GIS Software
  16. 16. QGIS – Open Source GIS Software
  17. 17. QGIS – Open Source GIS Software • Monthly 1-Day Workshops at AIRO, NUIM • Irish Spatial Datasets • Introduction to GIS • Practical sessions with QGIS • ICLRD: 3 ‘Data for Decisions’ All-Island Census workshops • ICLRD Conference Jan 2014
  18. 18. Open Source GIS Software
  19. 19. OpenStreetMap
  20. 20. OpenStreetMap
  21. 21. OpenStreetMap
  22. 22. Thanks Questions w: www.airo.ie e: airo@nuim.ie twitter: airo_nuim

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