The U•Geo Browser is made available for demonstration purposes only, and may not reflect changes and additions to the UK Data Service catalogue. The last major data update was: 30 November 2011

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What is the UGeo Geo-Browser?

The U.Geo Browser is a bespoke resource discovery tool for searching and browsing georeferenced survey data held by the UK Data Archive.

It validates, clarifies and augments metadata currently presented through the UK Data Service catalogue, and is intended to be used alongside this.

How do I use it?

The Browser is based around two fundamental entities: studies and spatial units. Studies are collections of data with UK Data Service catalogue records. Spatial units are discrete divisions of space used to georeference data e.g. electoral ward or county.

Using the two red buttons near the top of the page you can switch between browsing units and studies. Studies contain spatial units, a relationship which is reflected in embedded links between the two.

Use the search box to query on a particular term. The filters on the right of the page can help locate specific data through the selection of relevant criteria, or browsing of data thematically.

Why can’t I find the dataset I'm looking for?

In its current form the U•Geo Browser is a demonstration tool only. It contains metadata on only a subset of the UK Data Service major studies. Updates to the Browser may be infrequent, and data may not remain accurate.

Any feedback on your experience with the Browser is very much appreciated, and should be addressed to: