India Geospatial Stack to Enable Scientific Mapping of Resources

India Geospatial Stack to Enable Scientific Mapping of Resources

From the 14% at the time of independence to almost 32% according to the 2011 Census, urban settlements in India have witnessed a rapid population growth - which is only projected for further increase by hitting 40% by 2026 and 50% by the year 2051. As rapid as this growth may be, when it comes to smaller settlements, the expansion has been rather haphazard and unplanned with non-conforming land use, burgeoning unauthorized colonies and conversion of agricultural land to urban - which has resulted in environmental degradation and poor quality of life. This…continue reading →
Geostatistical Analysis for Epidemiology – How can spatial intelligence help?

Geostatistical Analysis for Epidemiology – How can spatial intelligence help?

Etymologically speaking, ‘geostatistics’ as a term was created to entail the statistical study of natural phenomena, and in its developmental stage in the 1950s and 60s, it was used primarily to improve upon the evaluation and assessment of recoverable reserves in mineral deposits. Since its inception for the mining industry, the applications of this field of study has widened considerably and geostatistics has now emerged as a primary tool for analysing spatial data in a plethora of fields ranging from, agricultural sciences to remote sensing. Over the last few years, geostatistics has been…continue reading →
Use of Spatial Technology on Managing Containment Zones During COVID-19

Use of Spatial Technology on Managing Containment Zones During COVID-19

Ashish Raj, Chief Operating Officer, Transerve writes on technology-enabled solutions to operationalize smooth response to Covid-19 by authorities.  The economic machinery brought to a standstill by COVID-19 - seeking to curb the impact of the pandemic, yet to revive the economy, India is now approaching a staggering lockdown exit situation. As optimal management of containment zones becomes crucial, a plethora of challenges need to be overcome by the government in order to avoid flare-up in incidences of the disease thus forcing another complete lockdown. The hindrances lie mainly in:• Tracking the movement of…continue reading →
Covid-19 Storyline using Digital Maps

Covid-19 Storyline using Digital Maps

Follow this blog to access updates on Covid-19 data and spatial visualization created by the data visualization and geospatial analytics team at Transerve using publicly available data Covid-19 India Updates 1st June, 2020 Check out this map to visualize the current infection count and the mortality figures. Covid Updates World No Tobacco Day 31st May, 2020 On World No Tobacco Day, we share an interactive map created on TOS, based on the age-standardized prevalence of tobacco use among persons 15 years and older (%) overlaid with death per 100,000 of population owing to…continue reading →