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5 12, 2016

BigData Earth Develops New Location Profile Report for Worldwide Agricultural Land

December 5th, 2016|Agriculture, Asia, Asset Management, Climate Change, Earth Observation, Flood, Image Analysis, Location Intelligence, Property Information|

5 December 2016 Modern Earth observation technologies (spaceborne, airborne and terrestrial) are increasingly deployed to capture environmental attributes about agricultural land and assets. Big data collected by various sensors and the information extracted are critical for the growing AgTech and precision agriculture industry. Many baseline terrain and environmental attributes for agricultural land should be systematically [...]

3 11, 2016

BigData Earth Develops New-generation Property Location Information for Addresses in the U.S. and Australia

November 3rd, 2016|Asset Management, Australia, Climate Change, Earth Observation, Elevation, Location Intelligence, Property Information, Real Estate, Risk, USA|

3 November 2016 For industries such as asset management, real estate and insurance underwriting, the location information of assets (e.g. buildings, infrastructure facilities, and agricultural land) is among the most important. Through deep research and development, BigData Earth creates new-generation property location metrics and insights by integrating various thematic layers (including terrain, land cover, climate change, natural [...]

3 11, 2016

Location Profile Reports on Climate Warming Trends

November 3rd, 2016|Australia, Climate Change, Property Information|

As part of new asset / property location information, we are making reports on location-specific climate warming trend. It is based on the analysis of the new NASA Earth Exchange Global Daily Downscaled Projections dataset (NEX-GDDP, 2015), which is derived from the runs of 21 advanced Global Climate Models under two greenhouse gas emissions scenarios [...]

8 03, 2016

Major Bushfires in Australia in 2015-2016 Summer: Before and After Satellite Imagery

March 8th, 2016|Australia, Bushfire, Climate Change, Earth Observation, Image Analysis, Landsat, Major Events, Wildfire|

Extreme temperatures, frequent heatwaves and prolonged drought (link), enhanced by one of the most powerful El Niño events, have once again caused many bushfires in Australia in 2015-2016 summer season. Major damaging bushfires (grass fires and forest fires) broke out in most bushfire-prone states, including: The November 2015 Pinery bushfires in South Australia The December 2015 Great Ocean [...]

5 03, 2016

The Warming Trend across Australia in 2100

March 5th, 2016|Australia, Climate Change|

Statements on the warming climate are supported by two main research approaches: observation and modelling. Observation: It has long been diagnosed that the Earth has a fever, and some latest measurements and facts are alarming: 2015 was the hottest on record globally; January 2016 was the hottest month on record globally (link); February 2016 had record warmth in [...]