The Environmental Insights Explorer analyzes Google Maps data to provide rich insights into the vital signs of our planet. These insights can be used to create carbon baselines and accelerate climate action plans.
Beta version available September 2018
Climate change affects everyone, but in cities, low-income communities often face the starkest threats. On average, low-income neighborhoods have fewer parks and green spaces to absorb stormwater, provide cooling shade, and protect homes and businesses from flooding.
For more than 45 years, The Trust...
These maps draw on data from the Riderlog application. They are organised to show cycling activity in Melbourne organised by time, gender, age, duration, purpose and origin.
In the English-speaking world, the emergence of modern post-medieval mapping coincided with the emergence of modern land markets. Maps were found, very quickly, to be a useful tool in defining the extent of land and thus in adjudicating land disputes between owners. They soon became...
This paper introduces a policy mapping framework called Public Value Process Mapping (PVPM) that is designed to be more comprehensive than existing frameworks in either the private or public sectors.
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to add to...
This article discusses how geographic information system (GIS) technologies were used to enhance ethnographic methodologies within a cultural research project, Creative Tropical City: Mapping Darwin's Creative Industries . It shows how mapping technologies can broaden the scope of data available via interview practices and produce...
The Greening the Greyfields project is developing tools to apply spatial information to urban planning decision-making, for improved economic, social and environmental outcomes.
The project is informing urban planning decisions related to the redevelopment of the middle suburbs, in particular those precincts characterised as...