Remotely sensed data is utilised for many different purposes by many different disciplines. The following case studies illustrate how satellite imagery, acquired and analysed by Geoscience Australia, contribute to community safety, environmental research and policy development.
Using daily acquired satellite imagery to identify and locate fires which create a potential risk to communities and property.
A summary of surface water recurrence based on 30 years of historical satellite imaging delivered as a web service, as part of the Australian Flood Risk Information Portal (AFRIP).
Satellite imagery used to derive current land cover status and detection of changes in landscape at a national, regional and local scale.