Katie Butcher

GIS Practical 1: Population Pressure on Green Spaces in Helsinki

The following is an extract from GIS Practical 1, group work with Tuomas Harju & Dan Ronimus. Please refer to full assignment submitted on Moodle for assessment purposes.  The City of Helsinki is renowned for and prides itself on the availability of natural environments in close proximity to metropolitan areas. The city has recently proposed a new city plan where it is estimated that Helsinki will be home to 860,000

My First Map

I have always been fascinated with maps. As I child I spent hours scanning the Atlas (Google maps did not exist!) and drawing aerial sketches of our family farm. Today I created my first ever digital map. What an empowering feeling to create a visual display portraying data which is simple to read and can reach a wide audience. The GIS course is challenging and a steep learning curve, but

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