Timely Wildfire and Climate Change Forum

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.

Improving Accessibility of Protected Area Information

The tool aims to assist stakeholders in determining the location of Matters of National and Environmental Significance (MNES), or if other matters protected by the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 are likely to occur in a particular area. Furthermore, the PMST tool is essential to implementing a targeted risk-based approach to compliance and enforcement with the Act.

Spatial Vision Joins the Australian Water Partnership

Spatial Vision are proud to announce our partnership with the Australian Water Partnership (AWP).

Case Study: Groundwater Resource Report Tool Update

The Groundwater Resource Report tool is a customised mapping tool that enables land owners and other groundwater users to locate aquifer informaiton for any acquifer in Victoria.

Mapping the Future of Farming

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…

Great Ocean Road Erosion Impacts

Fascinating but worrying to see the work reported in The Age Newspaper (“Great Ocean Road at risk from surging sea” 11/01/2019 – Royce Millar) concerning the impact of rising sea levels on the iconic Great Ocean Road along the south-western Victorian coastline.

Case Study: SHAP Hunting Area Dataset

DELWP needed to provide an authoritative spatial dataset for Victoria that identified where hunting of different pest and game species could occur on public land.

Climate Change Will Change Everything

There is no doubt that climate change is no longer just a threat, it is a real and present danger that is increasingly impacting the lives of many people and the natural world. The question is what are we doing about it?

Climate Change – Above the Politics

The latest Four Corners investigation, Weather Alert, was compelling. The byline was While politicians question the reality of climate change, farmers and businesses act.

Case Study: Coastal Climate Change Impact Assessment

In partnership with DELWP, we undertook an assessment of the likely impacts of anticipated climate change on the Victorian coastline to inform the prioritisation of the Victorian Coastal Monitoring Program.