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Monday, June 5th, 2017

Satellites Observe More Bleaching of Great Barrier Reef

Studying European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-2 images captured over the reef between January and April 2017, scientists working under ESA’s Sen2Coral project noticed areas that were likely to be coral appearing to turn bright white, then darken as time went on. The event was confirmed by two successive images captured in February, indicating the approximate

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Australia’s CSIRO to Establish a Climate Research Centre

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has welcomed the CSIRO’s commitment to establish a Climate Science Centre with a core capability of 40 full-time scientists, to be based in Hobart. The announcement was made today by the CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Larry Marshall. Dr Finkel said he was heartened that the Board of the CSIRO

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Australian Researchers Use Surveillance Cameras and Drones to Spy on Trees

A scientist from The Australian National University (ANU) is helping set up an international network to use surveillance camera networks and drone data to spy on trees. The network will help make huge amounts of time-lapse image data accessible for scientists trying to understand how climate change will affect forests around the world. Dr Tim

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Defence Signs $16.5 Million Landmark Geospatial Technology Deal

Australia’s Department of Defence has signed a three year $16.5 million agreement with geospatial giant Esri Australia that will provide more than 65,000 military and civilian personnel with access to state-of-the-art Geographic Information System (GIS) technology.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Hexagon Geospatial Partners with Spatial Solutions in Australia

NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 9, 2014—Hexagon Geospatial announces a new partnership with Spatial Solutions. Headquartered in Perth, Australia, Spatial Solutions and has been a trusted leading spatial services and consulting provider focused on the oil and gas, mining, environment, local and federal government sectors. For the last eight years Spatial Solutions has been offering solutions that allow

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Keeping a Closer Eye on Australian Waters

German and Australian scientists today launched state-of-the-art water quality monitoring tools that will enable anyone in the world to zoom in on what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

ARENA Funds CSIRO to Map Wave Energy Potential in Australia

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency today announced $1.3 million funding for CSIRO to undertake an innovative wave resource mapping and modelling project.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Environment Group Offers $9M for Pacific Biodiversity Projects

An environmental group is offering $US9 million in grants to help non-government organisations fund projects in Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. The International Union for Conservation of Nature says it wants to fund work that will protect biodiversity in the region. The IUCN’s Luisa Tagicakibau says there are countless habitats that need protecting

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The FME World Tour is Coming to a Town Near You

1Spatial is pleased to announce that registration is open for their official FME World Tour dates in the UK and Australia.

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Hexagon Strengthens Software Portfolio with Acquisition of Listech

Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization solutions, has acquired Listech, a software development company dedicated to increasing the efficiency, accuracy and productivity of professional surveyors and engineers.

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