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, winning the award for Environment and Sustainability in Victoria.
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse to Spatial Vision as Executive Director, Strategic Consulting. Zaffar has joined Spatial Vision’s management team with the objective of growing our strategic consulting business, including international capacity building advice.
The Invest in Victorian Agriculture website was built to support the growth of Victoria’s agri-food sector. The website provides detail information on to support the growth of Victoria’s the Dairy, Beef and Sheep, Other Livestock, Grains, Horticulture and Food Processing industry sectors as well as ten Victorian regions and a Victorian overview. It also provides an interactive map with over 100 layers of agricultural and supporting data.
Spatial Vision is proud to announce a formal partnership with Women’s Health Victoria (WHV). We admire the leadership of Women’s Health Victoria in advocating for improvements in health, safety and wellbeing for women. Spatial Vision is committed to helping WHV increase awareness of equity by gender and resident location through the Women’s Health Atlas.
Spatial Vision is conducting the 2018 Water Industry GIS Capabilities survey. In 2002, Spatial Vision completed the first GIS Capabilities Survey of Water Authorities in Victoria. Spatial Vision has since followed this up with national surveys in 2006 and 2009.
On Friday 13 April 2018, the Federal Minister for the Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, announced two new savanna fire management methods under the Emissions Reduction Fund:
Mapscape delivers high performance, multi-scaled topographic mapping for Victoria’s emergency services. The latest Mapscape Edition 9 is now available. Released yearly using the latest authoritative data, Mapscape delivers high cartographic quality mapping, pre-tiled at multiple scales. Edition 9 boasts several new layers and coverage into South Australia and New South Wales for the first time.
Spatial Vision believes in equal opportunity and values diversity. Last year we were proud to unveil the Spatial Vision "Women in Geospatial" Prize. In conjunction with RMIT, the award is to encourage a female student to enrol in and complete their first year of geospatial science at RMIT.
The Housing Development Data (HDD) project was concerned with the development of datasets that document housing development across 32 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the Melbourne Metropolitan area. Preparation of the HDD data involved identifying changes in housing stock over a 12-month period and producing two types of geographic datasets.
Normalised Difference Vegetation Index or NDVI is a method of determining crop health by measuring how well the crop reflects light. Images can be capture via satellite, aircrafts or UAVs. NDVI is a particularly useful tool for farmers and agronomists, because it helps them to easily track their crop or pasture performance.
The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies (GUSS) within RMIT University recently undertook a pilot project to determine the feasibility of using machine-learning ability to identify occupied ground surface car spaces using aerial photography (NearMap) and satellite imagery from Sentinel-2.
The Coastal Climate Change Impact Assessment project is a great example of how our solutions assist our clients to better manage their natural and built assets. By integrating geographic and environmental data for the entire Victorian coastline, we provided advanced spatial analyses to address some of Victoria's most pressing environmental, economic and resource issues.
International GIS Day took place on November 15. Since 2015, GIS Cloud have run a GIS Day Contest to promote initiatives and project ideas that influence technological advancement and sustainability in local communities around the world
At the most recent Victorian Spatial Excellence Awards one of our staff, Danielle Cherubin won the Young Professional of the Year Award. Danielle was nominated by her peers for the award. Danielle was surprised and delighted on the night to win the award.
Recently, the Victorian Spatial Excellence Awards were held in Melbourne. The awards are the spatial industry’s premier gala event where organisations and individuals are acknowledged for their outstanding contributions and achievements. MinView successfully won the award for Technical Excellence.
In conjunction with John Wiley and Sons, Spatial Vision has recently completed work on the 9th Edition of the Jacaranda Atlas, the pre-eminent student atlas in Australia. This is the third edition Spatial Vision has worked on for John Wiley and Sons, and we continue to improve and expand the content of the atlas with detailed data and new design.