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Planning for Climate Change: An Evidence-Based Approach

Python Whitebox Tools Demo

When talking about 3D data we often think about high end fancy visualizations that give that wow factor where you can barely tell the difference between what is real and what is digital. In the spatial sciences industry we are not normally concerned with the Ultra High Definition graphics, Ray Tracing, and photorealistic texturing; normally we settle for much less because we only need the basics for analysis…

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.

Tsunami of Data for Local Government

There has never been a more interesting time to be involved in Local Government GIS, especially in Victoria.
There is a Tsunami of new spatial data becoming available to Local Governments that may open up opportunities for delivering more spatially intelligent and reliable services.
Graeme Martin recently spoke about the challenges, opportunities and possible responses to the initiatives cropping up, and collaborative approaches to making the most of this transformative time.

Accessing Crash Stats for Victoria

The Victorian Crash Statistics visualisation contains information about reported accidents across Victoria. Learn how to navigate the visualisation with this handy guide.

8 of the Best Data Visualisation Platforms

There has never been such a rich array of free data visualisation platforms to illustrate data stories. Here are some of the best platforms in 2020.

A Disastrous Bushfire Season Highlights the Need for Reliable Information

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 Power of Location in an Era of Digital Transformation