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24
Feb

What is the true value of investment in spatial information such as aerial imagery?

The importance of a solid and accurate spatial information infrastructure is very high to the development of a regional economy. Studies in Tasmania have shown that “based on our conservative estimates of the productivity improvements, Tasman Global modelling estimates that, in 2010-11, Tasmania’s real GSP increased by 0.4 per cent, or A$105 million, as a direct result of the uptake of spatial technologies”, a factor of 12.6x the investment made. (Tassic, 2011, The Value of Spatial Information for Tasmania.)

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21
Feb

Oulnina Homestead, Manna Hill, South Australia 3D animation

Oulnina is one of the easternmost localities in South Australia, located just off the Barrier Highway in east South Australia and is about 300km north-northeast from Adelaide.
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14
Feb

Queensland Flood 2012 aerial imagery: “Dirranbandi Island”

Dirranbandi, a few kilometers south of St-George in Southern Queensland has been cut off by flood waters. This emergency aerial orthophotos (metric aerial photography) has been captured and processed by AEROmetrex on Friday 10th February 2012. Read more »

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10
Feb

Roma flood 2012 aerial photography

Roma has been hit hard by the latest floods in Southern Queensland and more than 400 homes have been damaged as the clean-up continues in the region.

The following aerial photographs has been taken on Sunday 5th February over the town of Roma and surrounding aeras  by one of our operators while conducting an extensive aerial survey of the region for long-term clients. Read more »

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9
Feb

Kata Tjuta / The Olgas 3D animation generated from aerial photogrammetry

The Olgas or Kata Tjuta are situated 25km east of Uluru.The highest point of these amazing bornhardts is Mt Olga rising at 546m from the sandy ground and1,066 m above sea level.
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6
Feb

Satellite images of the Queensland/New South Wales flood – February 2012

LATEST UPDATE Wednesday 8th February 2012

Time-series video below

Oblique aerial photography of Roma can be seen here: http://www.aerometrex.com.au/blog/?p=327

 

Australia is once again bracing for heavy floods affecting areas of Western Queensland and Northern New South Wales and many towns have been hit hard. The following satellites images from the NASA satellite Terra and Aqua (http://lance.nasa.gov/imagery/rapid-response/) acquired from Saturday 4th show the extent of the food ( beige-brown area) over the Gwydir Highway, between Moree and Collarenebri as well as St-George and surrounding areas. The time-series shows the progression of  the flood water going South.

AEROmetrex is currently conducting high-resolution aerial survey of the area. Read more »

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3
Feb

Aerial photogrammetric surveys to support emergency and disaster management in Australia

Australia experiences each year a range of natural disasters including floods, bushfires, server storms, landslides and earthquakes. Queensland and New South Wales have experienced an increasing number of flood events in the past few years. Both populated areas along the coast as well as isolated rural towns have been hit hard and emergency services have had a hard time dealing with these disasters. Floods are estimated to be the most costly natural disaster in Australia and cost local and state governments hundreds of millions. Read more »

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