Zones of Influence

The role of polygon zones in our lives is up for discussion with a zinger at the end. The image above should raise a number of questions.  What am I doing in the middle of a busy street? for one.  And what does busy Barrington Street have to do with anything?  Note a subtle difference […]

Sometimes Simple Is Best

When faced with a potentially challenging task, a simple tool made it all possible. Sometimes using a simple tool can make all the difference.¬† While working on a recent project, one of my colleagues needed some data from the River Environment Classification¬†(REC) dataset, developed by our good friends at NIWA.¬† This is a really useful […]