A key theme for most speakers was the need to prepare for change, particularly the role climate change will play in the fire regime changes such areas are likely to experience in the future. And yes, climate change is a key driver behind the recent west coast fires in the USA, not just poor forest management.
It’s hard to ignore the devastation the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to lives and livelihoods around the world.
With over 1.2 billion daily visits to the John Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard, the world is desperately seeking answers. Where are the cases concentrated? How many deaths?
Understandably, there are many concerns, yet underneath it all, one question remains:
When will it end? Or rather, how will we get out this?
Spatial Vision are honoured to have won the Environment & Sustainability category for the Embedding Climate Adaptation in Agriculture project along with the North East Catchment Management Authority and Natural Decisions. We were also delighted to have won the Export category award with our Geospatial Industry Strategy for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia General Commission for Surveying and FrontierSI.
Bushfires are synonymous with the history of Australia, pre and post European settlement. Clearly this bushfire season has been unprecedented in severity, duration and extent.
Queensland was first impacted by severe bushfires in August 2019. Prolonged drought and strong positive Indian Ocean Dipole-influenced weather conditions kicked the QLD season off earlier than usual.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) commissioned Spatial Vision to implement a web-mapping tool which provides information about potential land and groundwater contamination and historical business listings.
This year marks twenty years of Spatial Vision. To celebrate this milestone, our managing director Glenn Cockerton sat down with Position magazine to reflect upon the journey, and where to next.
With the frequency of extreme heat events increasing in urban areas, heat stress is becoming a major health concern for pedestrians as they navigate their way across the urban landscape.
On 18-21 June, Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Executive Director – Strategic Consulting & International Relations joined global leaders in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the fourth United Nations Expert Consultations and Meetings on the Development of the Implementation Guide of the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF).
Agriculture worldwide faces daunting challenges, not only because of increasing population growth, changing food consumption patterns, natural resource scarcity and environmental degradation, but also as a result of the rapidly intensifying threat of climate change. Australia is likely to be one of the most exposed of the world’s developed countries to the adverse effects of climatic change, especially possible declines in agricultural production…