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Interactive maps can help understand local communities

Interactive maps can help understand local communities

Sample map produced by the online tool (c) James Hutton Institute
"It is crucial to ensure that socio-economic data is usable and accessible to the communities, practitioners and stakeholders engaged in place-based activities, as access to data supports informed decision-making and community empowerment"
Sample map produced by the online tool (c) James Hutton Institute

Researchers at the James Hutton Institute’s Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences group are exploring ways in which the use of interactive maps can help understand communities and small areas well below the national level.

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This article was originally posted by The James Hutton Institute