WALIS eNewsletter


The WALIS eNewsletter is a monthly email newsletter providing up-to-date news on the spatial information community.

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October 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Innovation in Landgate; Pivotal Set to Raise Australia's Global Spatial Industry Profile; REIWA Launches New Website; Expanding Burn Scar in Northern Territory; National Museum Robots Offer Virtual Field Trips to Remote School Students; Google Hires Camel for Desert Street View; and Cartography: A Map-Making, Territory Claiming, Strategy Game.

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September 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Marine Ship Simulator and Online Coastal Data; Demonstrating the Power of Location Information - The Capture Program Supporting Anketell Port Development; World-Leading Mapping Technology Delivers Benefits to State; The Chief Scientist's Vision for WA Science and Innovation; Wanted: Volunteers to Count Antarctic Penguins; Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands; Stonehenge Secrets Revealed by Underground Map; and NASA Needs Help from Citizen Science.

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August 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Spatial Technology in Schools (STiS); Demonstrating the Power of Location Information; An Invitation to Attend the AuScope Grid Roadshow 2014; Improving Access to Geoscience Australia's Spatial Data; New Apps Explore Geological Time; US Firm Supplies Geo-Spatial Mapping to Track Ebola; and Google's Satellites Could Soon See your Face from Space.

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July 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Renaming of SLICP – Your Input is Needed!; Important Notice for SPOTMaps Web Users; Keeping a Closer Eye on Australian Waters; Busselton 'Under Water by 2100'; New Guidelines for Managing Data; and Consumer Drone Lets Anyone Take the Ultimate Sports Selfies.

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June 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Extra Layers Added to SCAR Map Service; New Chief Scientist of WA Appointed; Electronic Property Transactions Now a Reality; The WAiTTA Award Winners; Bottom of Sydney Harbour Finally Surfacing with 3D Images; Marine Treasures of Tasmania's Flinders Island; Satellites Improving Lives in Rural Africa; and The Unlikely History of the Origins of Modern Maps.

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May 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Whole of State SPOT Satellite Imagery Available Now!; Landgate Celebrates WA Day with New and Historical Imagery in Locate; Aurora Nominated for 2014 Premier’s Awards; 3D Spatial Capture via Smart Device Imminent; Strategy Sets Direction for Geodetic System; 2014 Marks a Decade of Confidence in G-NAF Addresses; Earth Observations App Contest Kicks Off; and In Search of Lost Time.

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April 2014 eNews

Highlights include: 2014/2015 State Land Information Capture Program Update; Careers Expo – Perth Convention Centre – 15 to 18 May 2014; Big Data Week 2014 – ‘Perth Data Challenge’; Data Hackers Make Melbourne Hipster Map; and Travelling Through Time on Google Maps.

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March 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Google's Maps Gallery Gives Online Explorers a Window to WA's Past; Tribunal Continues to Provide High Quality Geospatial Resources; 3D Models Released for Christchurch City; Streets of London Now... and Then; and New Obama Climate Push Uses 'Maps and Apps' To Convince Citizens to Help.

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February 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Location Information Access Framework; Waterlines Reference Group; New App to Help Fishers Record Marine Strangers; 3D Seismic to Commence; New Antarctic Map Decades in the Making; Radio-Tagged Bees Take Tasmania by Swarm; Satellites Help Spot Whales; and Google Goes to the Antarctic.

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January 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Introducing the State Capture and Advice Register – Launching Soon; Tagged Shark Monitor Now Installed Near Busselton Jetty; Aftermath Perth Hills Bushfires; Hack Contest; Six Key Traits GIS Professionals Should Consider; Schools: the Final Frontier; and British Library’s Georeferencer Project.

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December 2013 eNews

Highlights include: Season’s Greetings from the WALIS Office; 3D Seismic Survey in Harvey-Waroona; Telescope to Track Space Junk using Youth Radio Station; Scientists Digitally Map Out Entire Great Barrier Reef for the First Time; New App Helps Triple 0 Zone in on Location; NASA iPad App Shows Earth Changing before Your Eyes; and Location Tracking: A pervasive problem in modern technology.

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