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7
Jan

Latest satellite imagery of Bushfires ravaging Tasmania 7th January 2013

Bushfires have destroyed more than 100 properties in Tasmania.
Strong winds up to 70 km/h is making the work of firefighters more difficult to bring several big bushfires under control.

Tasmanian Fire Service Website
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7
Mar

Emergency aerial survey mapping over Victoria floods,Broken Creek, March 2012

The South-East of Australia has once more become a victim of devastating floods that have forced many residents to evacuate their homes. Regional townships in Victoria and New South Wales have been hit the most. AEROmetrex has been commissioned by the Victorian government to survey a large part of Victoria. AEROmetrex is a trusted supplier of aerial photography due to our extensive experience and efficiency during extremely time-sensitive disaster events. Read more »

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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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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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