DSC-46 How green is your street?

A collaboration led by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Visual team which uses vegetation index data produced by the Mapping the urban forest project to produce a data journalism and visualisation output. The short-term project will explore novel ways to visualise the dataset in an engaging and accessible way.

Team members

  • Phil Stubbings
  • Joe Peskett
  • ONS Visual team

The need

To produce more widely accessible outputs for the Urban Forest Project.


We hope to share this work with a larger audience.

Data science

This project makes use of cutting-edge visualisation tools and techniques. The current prototype makes use of deck.gl.


  • Data Science Campus
  • ONS Visual

Code and outputs

The work will be published on the ONS site and we hope to open source the visualisation code.


  • September 2018 Project started with 4 day sprint.
  • Future Publish

Further information

Please contact datasciencecampus@ons.gov.uk for more information.



Ready to be published in November

2018-11-19T16:48:41Z ONS have also been doing some work on this topic which was published today


Philip Stubbings wrote a report about the findings of this project in September 2018.


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