The University of Groningen Geo Services supports researchers by making geographical data accessible and visually attractive, and presenting it in an understandable way. Geo Services has just launched a new website, opendata.rug.nl, with all kinds of data that people usually cannot access quickly. To start with, themes or data that are often very popular but difficult to find will be selected. Users can view the data on a map and/or in a diagram and also download it. They can also create a URL from a screenshot.
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Video lecture by Ward Rauws on the ideal city, as part of the Universiteit van Nederland.
Municipalities in shrinkage regions are keen to emphasize the importance of civic involvement in improving the local quality of life. Self-governance and self-reliance regularly lead to successful projects aimed at sustaining village facilities. Hiska...
Frans Sijtsma is a nature-lover, a fan of the Wadden Sea who climbs trees as a hobby. But he is also an economic geographer who never loses sight of the hard rules of economics. He tries to unite both of these aspects in his work.