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CWR Seminar: Water Related Spatial Information.
Date 23/04/2014 at 16:00:00
Venue Blakers Lecture Room, Ground Floor, Mathematics Building, UWA
Speaker Timothy Fardon,Andrew Watson & Goran Alibegovic,, Manager, Department of Water
Abstract

The Department of Water has an extensive State-wide network of monitoring bores and gauging stations that has records going back to the early 1900’s.

The types of projects that Department’s water information was used for in 2013 was wide ranging including: infrastructure proposals, foreshore management plans, Local Government planning strategies, coastal vulnerability studies, drainage modelling, 3D modelling for urban developments, urban water management planning, and academic research.

Goran Alibegovic, Manager Spatial Services & GIS at the Department of Water and Geospatial Analysts

Timothy Fardon and Andrew Watson will cover what spatial information is available from the Department, custodianship, who is using it and how do you get hold of it for your research.

The access to aspatial information such as water flow, water level, water quality etc. will also be covered.

An overview of the Department’s role in floodplain management (FPM) in Western Australia, with a focus on its GIS functions will also be discussed. The overview will include a background on who we are, the aims of floodplain management, the types of activities undertaken, a description of the FPM datasets, the users of FPM data and a display of historical flood events images.

PS* This seminar is free and open to the public & no RSVP required.

****All Welcome****

Facilitator Clelia Marti
Organiser Askale Abebe
Student Host Maria Vilas


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