I wanted to write about how quick and easy it is to make a simple map in R. However, it dawned on me that the first time I tried to make a map in R it actually took a long time.
This is part 1 of the first installment of a new series of blogs on Open-Source Spatial technologies. First stop on this tour is a Python library called GeoPandas.
When we use the term ‘data visualisation’ it conjures up an image of charts, maps and dashboards, but it’s far more complex than this.
As someone working in both the spatial analysis industry as well as software development, I am impressed when coming across tools that can be used for company to analyse performance.
For most of us, our first introduction to maps was by a teacher at primary school. As we progressed through the education system, atlases were introduced, exposing students to the art of cartography and the science of geography.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) engaged Spatial Vision to produce a mobile application in Esri ArcCollector to be the field data capture tool for the DELWP web mapping application STAR.
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.
Our recent work on the SHAP Hunting Area Dataset Development project, in conjunction with the Victorian Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning has been recognised at the APSEA Awards dinner in Melbourne
Shadeways is a new program that takes into account weather conditions, time of day and tree canopy to find the most optimal route for thermal comfort unlike current navigation apps like Google Maps.
The area around the Box Hill Railway station has been a major development hub since the early 2000s. While most residents and visitors to the area cannot but help notice that there is a construction boom, data from DELWP’s Housing Development Data project helps to put this in context.