Tag: Datasets

Australian Groundwater Explorer

Bureau of Meteorology

The Australian Groundwater Explorer provides access to a wide range of groundwater data, including around 800 000 bore locations, bore logs and landscape characteristics. The portal allows you to visualise and analyse groundwater information within an area of interest. Datasets

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Species of National Environmental Significance maps released

The Australian Government Department of the Environment has released more than 1,700 new maps and datasets that local communities can use to find threatened species in their area. The maps show known and predicted distribution of listed species, including areas

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Green Electricity Guide

The Green Electricity Guide has been developed to help inform Australians about which electricity retailers really are as ‘green’ as they say they are. By choosing a retailer that invests its money in renewables rather than coal and gas, consumers

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Urban Environmental Management Virtual Library

The Global Development Research Centre (GDRC) Urban Environmental Management Virtual Library provides access to a wide range of documents, articles, how-tos, insights and more.

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Australian Environmental-Economic Accounts, 2014

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the first issue of Australian Environmental-Economic Accounts (AEEA). It brings all ABS environmental accounts together in one place to deliver a broad and cohesive picture of the environmental stocks and flows of

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Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) Portal Beta4

The Beta4 version of the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) Portal is now online, providing access to around 750 datasets from over 25 data providers, making AURIN a significant resource for urban researchers and decision-makers.

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High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change

In the Global Forest Change study, Earth observation satellite data were used to map global forest loss (2.3 million square kilometers) and gain (0.8 million square kilometers) from 2000 to 2012 at a spatial resolution of 30 meters. Read the

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NOAA internet tool provides unique access to environmental data

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has unveiled the beta version of “NOAA View”, an online educational tool that gives educators and the public interactive access to NOAA environmental data, enabling unique views of the world’s oceans, land,

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Urban Observatory integrative GIS platform

Urban Observatory is a live museum where you’ll have access to rich datasets for cities around the world that let you simultaneously view answers to the most important questions impacting today’s global cities. Compare and contrast visualized information for a

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Australian Urban Expansion Satellite Image Gallery

Australian cities and towns are constantly evolving to suit the living requirements of an ever growing population. Australia’s current population of more than 22 million in 2011 has grown significantly from approximately 15 million in 1981 with the majority of

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