standard SCIMAP: Mapping diffuse water pollution in UK

How do we address the problem of polluted water in the UK?  Run-off from agricultural pollution and waste discharge has been a major concern in the UK for the public, environmental groups and government alike.  One way to understand how agricultural pollution occurs in UK’s rivers, lakes and ground water is by looking at how they are connected to areas that produce large amounts of pollution.  This is where  SCIMAP comes in to identify the locations where pollution can enter bodies of water in order to inform decision-makers in government, NGOs and land owners about how they can protect UK water environment.  One of the leaders of the project and Director of Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience, Professor Stuart Lane, gives a screen cast introduction to SCIMAP:


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