Category Archives: GIS

Coronavirus Covid-19: Mobility and Cases, why shopping is more dangerous than going to work.

Introduction to Mobility and Covid-19

This article sets out to analyse Mobility and Covid-19 case numbers, or in more detail, the effect of changes in mobility between different sub-regions of the UK on these  sub-regions’ Covid-19 case loads.

The Coronavirus pandemic has led to many countries introducing lock-downs and restrictions on movements of citizens to reduce interactions between people, so that the SARS-COV-2 virus can not spread. In the United Kingdom this lock-down started on March 23, 2020. This led to a decline in mobility in many regions. Measuring movements on a large scale like this is impossible for single individuals or small companies.
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Automatic Identification System Live 3D tracking

The Automatic Identification System is the focus of this article. I programmed the full stack to get my home AIS (Automatic Identification System) feed. Then I added  AISHUB’s AIS feed on a 2D and a 3D Map.

I show this on www.deepship.ai. 30000 to 34000 live ships are tracked usually in 1 minute intervals.

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Pollution in Venice close to Cruise ships

Introduction

Old Venice has become famous for its pollution.
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/31/heading-to-venice-dont-forget-your-pollution-mask.

The claim is:

“As big ships sailed down the main canal, just a stone’s throw from the shore, my team recorded up to 500 ultra-fine particles per cubic centimetre – 500 times higher than clean sea air.”

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