Geographic Information Systems

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A GIS based decision support tool for sustainable seaweed farming in the Solomon Islands
8 Dec 2018
18

Global interest in seaweed production is increasing in response to the environmental and economic benefits that seaweed farming can provide.

Video

7 Dec 2018
7

The Solomon Islands National Ocean Planning Spatial Information System (SINOPSIS) – a GIS based decision support tool for sustainable seaweed farming in the Solomon Islands.

The Solomon Islands include some of the most unique and beautiful ecosystems in the world but economic opportunities are...

Report

25 Oct 2018
191

This research reviews different emerging digital and disruptive technologies in relation to housing. One key conclusion is that the sharing or ‘gig’ economy, with the likes of Airbnb, is already disrupting the housing sector.

Conference paper

5 Oct 2018
21

Australia’s cities face significant social, economic and environmental challenges, driven by population growth and rapid urbanisation. The pressure to increase housing availability will lead to greater levels of high-density and medium-density stock. However, there is enormous political and community pushback against this. One way to...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
8

Encouraging greater levels of physical activity is a key policy focus in many urban areas, given the link between this and improved physical and mental health outcomes. The majority of previous studies on walkability however, have focussed on walking for transport; and generally consisted of...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
74

This paper examines the outcomes and impact of the ‘Free to Be’ project piloted in Melbourne by the children’s charity Plan International Australia. The project – consisting of a mapping tool initially co-designed with young women – uses locative geo-locative technology to allow women and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015
57

The ‘last mile’ delivery in cities is not merely a logistics problem, but also a significant urban planning challenge. With the rapid growth of online retail transactions, the size and scope of last mile problem will more likely to escalate. The ‘atomisation’ of freight, de-bundling...

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