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TAG: Australia

Visualizing the Australian bushfires through satellites and maps

January 13, 2020By

The months-long wildfires raging in Australia have killed at least 25 people. Millions — possibly 1 billion — animals have died. More than 2,000 houses have been destroyed. Around 150 fires are still burning in New South Wales and Queensland, with hot and dry conditions accompanied by strong winds fueling to the fires’ spread. With this conflagration rocking the continent... read more

Lidar data fused for understanding of tropical forests

November 15, 2018By

A University of Queensland, Australia, environmental project fused data from terrestrial and UAV lidar collections to estimate forest biomass. Forest ecosystems contain more biomass than any other ecosystem. Estimating biomass — a critical endeavor to detect the health of ecosystems — can be difficult. Traditional methods can be destructive, such as harvesting trees to measure the weight of the different components.... read more

Spookfish expands coverage with New South Wales imagery

September 17, 2018By
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Aerial imagery specialist Spookfish has expanded its capture program into New South Wales (NSW), now covering the NSW coast and Sydney’s entire metropolitan area. Spookfish’s coverage in NSW now spans from Newcastle to Kiama and from Lithgow to Manly. The expansion into NSW marks the next stage of a nationwide rollout for Spookfish. In the past 12 months, the company has... read more

Trimble VRS Now Service Now Available in Australia, Oregon

March 3, 2015By

Trimble, together with its distribution partner Ultimate Positioning Group (UPG), announced the availability of Trimble VRS Now correction service in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria. Trimble is also now offering the Trimble VRS Now correction service in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The commercial subscription service provides surveyors, civil engineers, geospatial professionals and other industry specialists in these areas... read more

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