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  • Updated 2 months ago

    Draft London Environment Strategy Consultation 2017

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    The draft London Environment Strategy set out the Mayor’s vision of London’s environment to 2050. The draft strategy was published on the London.gov.uk website on 11 August 2017 for a 14-week public consultation. It set out the Mayor’s ambition to make London the greenest global city. The Report to the Mayor provides a high-level summary and analysis of the issues raised during the consultation of the draft strategy, from both technical...
  • Updated 2 months ago

    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Evidence Base for London

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    The Mayor has a role to play in leading, shaping and responding to changes in London through the work of the GLA group. Inclusive London: the Mayor's equality, diversity and inclusion strategy sets out how he will help address the inequalities, barriers and discrimination experienced by groups protected by the Equality Act 2010, as well as wider issues. These include poverty and socio-economic inequality, and the challenges and disadvan...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    PM2.5 map and exposure data

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    This report contains an introduction to PM2.5­, summarises our current understanding of PM2.5 concentrations and exposure, discusses the findings of research undertaken by the GLA and TfL into the extent of PM2.5 pollution in London, and assesses the potential for meeting World Health Organisation guidelines by 2030. Our analysis found that at present all Londoners are exposed to concentrations higher than WHO air quality guidelines, bu...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    Green roofs in the Central Activities Zone

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    Overview An updated spatial data set for existing green roofs has been produced for London's Central Activities Zone (CAZ) using 2015 aerial imagery. The CAZ makes up around two per cent of London's total area. Method ArcMap GIS software was used to map green roofs installations. The aerial imagery was loaded into the software in true colour (RGB) and infrared (IR) composites, along with the CAZ boundary and London 500x500m Ordnance ...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    Annual London Survey 2000 - 2011

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    This dataset contains the topline results from the Annual London Surveys undertaken between 2000 and 2011 (there was no survey was 2008). Responses for these surveys were collected by conducting approximately 1,400 face-to-face interviews (exact numbers vary year on year) in respondents’ homes. From 2014 onwards the Annual London Survey has been delivered by Talk London, City Hall’s online research community. The results for these surv...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    Mortality Risk from High Temperatures in London (Triple Jeopardy Mapping)

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    A heatwave refers to a prolonged period of unusually hot weather. While there is no standard definition of a heatwave in England, the Met Office generally uses the World Meteorological Organization definition of a heatwave, which is "when the daily maximum temperature of more than five consecutive days exceeds the average maximum temperature by 5°C, the normal period being 1961-1990". They are common in the northern and southern hemisph...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    London Heat Map

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    The Decentralised Energy Master planning programme (DEMaP), was completed in October 2010. It included a heat mapping support package for the London boroughs to enable them to carry out high resolution heat mapping for their area. To date, heat maps have been produced for 29 London boroughs with the remaining four boroughs carrying out their own data collection. All of the data collected through this process is also shown on the intera...
  • Updated a year ago

    Analysing Air Pollution Exposure in London

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    Updated in Februrary 2017. Air quality in London has improved in recent years as a result of policies to reduce emissions, primarily from road transport. However, recently updated maps of pollution concentrations for 2013 (LAEI 2013) still show significant areas of exceedances of the annual mean NO2 EU Limit Values. Improvements are planned to address these, as recently announced in the Mayor’s package of air quality measures. The U...
  • Updated a year ago

    London’s Urban Heat Island - During A Warm Summer

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    For an urban heat island map during an average summer see this dataset. A heatwave refers to a prolonged period of unusually hot weather. While there is no standard definition of a heatwave in England, the Met Office uses the World Meteorological Organization definition of a heatwave, which is "when the daily maximum temperature of more than five consecutive days exceeds the average maximum temperature by 5°C, the normal period being 1...
  • Updated a year ago

    London's Urban Heat Island - Average Summer

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    For an urban heat island map during a warm summer see this dataset. This map shows the results of an ‘UrbClim’ simulation for the mean temperature at midnight during the summer of 2011 (May to September) at a resolution of 250m. This summer has been selected as a typical summer for a West-European city. On average, the night-time temperature is approximately 4°C higher in the city centre. During some hot nights, even larger effects ar...