Federation University Australia (FedUni), through its Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation  (CeRDI) is gaining national and international recognition in innovative spatial information systems. FedUni Spatial showcases the diverse range of projects that FedUni is supporting through the team at CeRDI. Projects are at various stages of their evolution but share common goals to inform ‘big picture’ understanding and enhance decision making, create greater efficiencies in communication, increase the quality of information and support policy formulation and evaluation.
 

 
Visualising Victoria's Groundwater Project

Groundwater

Visualising Victoria's Groundwater provides a central site for accessing Victoria's groundwater information. VVG consolidates data from multiple authoritative sources, includes 2D and 3D visualisations, hydrogeological models and historical records and maps.

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GRDC Online Farm Trials

Agriculture

Online Farm Trials Online Farm Trials is an exciting initiative that brings nationwide grains research information directly to the grower, agronomist, researcher and the wider grain industry through innovative online technology.

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Sports spatial demoball

Sports Participation

Sport and Recreation Spatial integrates data about sport and recreation participation, sport and recreation facilities, population demographics and population health from multiple data custodians.

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Regional Planning

UNESCO’s Historic Urban Landscapes (HUL) approach is providing Ballarat with a new approach to dealing with change. The goals is help shape our future while acknowledging what is distinctive and valued about our past and present. 

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CCMA Knowledge Base

Catchment Knowledge

The Corangamite Knowledge Base is an extensive collection of publications, technical reports and spatial information on all aspects of the Corangamite Catchment Authority region. 

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Soil Health

Soil Health

The Corangamite Soil Health Knowledge Base includes reports, research papers, maps and descriptions related to current and past soil series mapping, land capability and suitability assessments, agricultural trials, and soil research and investigations.

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NRM Planning Portal

NRM Planning

The NRM Planning Portal enables Landcare networks and their Catchment Management Authority partners to share information about past works and projects and to come up with joint priorities which have the best potential for funding.

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SouthWest Climate Change

Climate Change

The South West Climate Change portal provides regionally specific climate change information to support NRM planners, land managers and community groups adapt to a changing climate.

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VVB

Biodiversity

Visualising Victoria's Biodiversity provides a central site for accessing Victoria's environmental information. VVB brings together existing environmental datasets and information created and managed by government agencies, organisations, community groups and individuals. VVB is a partner site to SWIFFT.
 

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SWIFFT

Citizen science

State Wide Integrated Flora and Fauna Teams are advancing citizen science by facilitating awareness, information and knowledge sharing across Victoria and south-eastern Australia.
 

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Leadbeater's Possum Interactive Map

Endangered Species

The Leadbeater's Possum Interactive Map provides access to the latest information on colonies, modelled habitat, targeted survey areas and relevant land management layers.

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Fire and Emergency Planning

Emergency Planning

The Barwon South West region has adopted a knowledge management approach for fire and emergency planning at the State, Regional and Municipal levels.

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Grampians Natural Disaster Research

Disaster Research

In response to the landslide events of January 2011 in the Grampians National Park, FedUni partnered with Northern Grampians Shire and other regional partners to investigate social, economic and environmental impacts.

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Colac Otway Shire GIS

Citizen Engagement

Colac Otway Shire's mapping portal is designed to empower decision-making by a range of stakeholders including community groups, government departments and agencies, other municipalities, regional authorities, emergency services, businesses and researchers.

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Victoria University Economic Geography Pilot

Hazard Vulnerability

Mapping and understanding bushfire and natural hazard vulnerability and risks at the institutional scale. Developed in collaboration with the Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies (Victoria University).

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Climate Ready

Climate Ready

Climate Ready helps residents, holiday home owners and businesses in the Bayside City Council, Kingston City Council and Mornington Peninsula Shire areas to prepare for climate change in the long term.

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Our Coast

Our Coast

The Our Coast project is bringing local governments and the Geelong and Bellarine Peninsula communities together to plan for climate change in areas such as sea level rise and storm surge.

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CropPro

Digital Agriculture

CropPro delivers diagnostic and economic tools for efficient identification and management of constraints in wheat and canola crop productivity and profitability. CropPro also supports risk analysis and provides evidence-based information for decision making.

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waterwatch vic

Waterwatch Victoria

Waterwatch Victoria is a successful community engagement program connecting local communities with river health and sustainable water issues and management since 1993.

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estuary watch

EstuaryWatch

EstuaryWatch is a successful citizen science program that supports community members to actively participate in the monitoring of estuary health.

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Demonstration Sites

Digital Soil Mapping

Soil IE Demonstrator

A web client developed as part of CeRDI’s involvement in the OGC Soil Data Interoperability Experiment. The map consumes soil data from global partners delivering complex WFS services. Includes demonstration of the use of a remote Web Processing Service to infer soil new properties. View demo video.

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Boola Boola Forest Birds

Forest Birds

The Bool Boola data collection was undertaken as part of a PhD study and assessed differences in avian biodiversity across different forest age-classes, including mature stands (> 100 years), in a managed, mixed-species eucalypt forest located in Gippsland.

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FedUni Commute

FedUni Commute

A visualisation to illustrate the commute patterns of Federation University Australia staff. This visualisation was developed to support planning around telecommuting and environmental impact assessments associated with staff commuting.

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Historical Maps

Historical Maps

The Eureka Stockade: An Interactive History portal contains historical overlays and points of interest in the Ballarat area around the time of the Eureka Stockade. This dynamic map is an interactive spatial interface to the underlying information.

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Digital Soil Mapping

Digital Soil Mapping

OzDSM is a collaborative workspace for researchers working on digital soil mapping in Australia.

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