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.
This year at our annual client Christmas party we were joined by guest speaker, Mark Balla. Mark is the founding director of We Can’t Wait. who provide sustainable sanitation for schools in the developing world.
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