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21 09, 2018

The September 2018 Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Some Rapid Risk Analyses

September 21st, 2018|APIs, Asia, Earth Observation, Exposure, Flood, Hurricane, Image Analysis, Insurance, Location Intelligence, Major Events, Tropical Cyclone, Typhoon|

21 September 2018 Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in Guangdong Province, China around 5 PM Sunday (16 September 2018) as a Category 2 hurricane (in Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale). This blog summarises a number of rapid analyses we performed and some of our existing information products that can be used to help assess the [...]

21 09, 2018

Assessing the Impact of the September 2018 Hurricane Florence

September 21st, 2018|APIs, Earth Observation, Exposure, Flood, Hurricane, Image Analysis, Insurance, Location Intelligence, Major Events, Tropical Cyclone, Typhoon, USA|

21 September 2018 Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina at 7:15 AM on Friday (14 September 2018) as a Category 1 hurricane. This blog summarises some of our existing information products and new analytics that can be used to help assess the impact of this major event. 1. Location [...]

31 08, 2018

Monitoring Major Events with Global Earth Observation and Geospatial Big Data Analytics: 10+ New Examples

August 31st, 2018|Asia, Australia, Bushfire, Earth Observation, Emergency, Image Analysis, Major Events, News Media, Risk, Sentinel-2, USA, Wildfire|

31 August 2018 This blog summarises some of our latest activities of monitoring, modelling and mapping major hazardous events with Earth observation and geospatial big data analytics, the two methods that are increasingly important and indispensable for a wide range of environmental studies. We routinely apply our own advanced image analysis (with Spectral Discovery [...]

16 04, 2018

The April 2018 Bushfire in Sydney’s South-west, NSW, Australia

April 16th, 2018|Australia, Bushfire, Earth Observation, Emergency, Image Analysis, Insurance, Location Intelligence, Major Events, Risk|

16 April 2018 This brief blog provides a rapid response to the major bushfires in Sydney’s south-west on the weekend (14-15 April 2018). Unseasonably warm weather (more akin to summer than autumn) caused major bushfires in Sydney’s south-west on Saturday 14 April 2018, posing a serious threat to many properties in nearby suburbs. NSW RFS’ [...]

27 03, 2018

The March 2018 Bushfire in Tathra, NSW, Australia

March 27th, 2018|Australia, Bushfire, Earth Observation, Emergency, Image Analysis, Insurance, Location Intelligence, Major Events, Risk|

27 March 2018 It is quite unusual to have extreme fire weather in autumn in Australia which has caused widespread bushfires (e.g. fires in SW Victoria and fires in the Alpine National Park) and devastating property damage. We developed and contributed three information products in response to the disaster in Tathra, a picturesque town at [...]

27 03, 2017

Developing Exposure Location Profile Report for Emergency and Insurance Applications: A National Platform

March 27th, 2017|Australia, Earth Observation, Image Analysis, Location Intelligence, Property Information, Real Estate|

27 March 2017 BigData Earth has been developing cloud-based solutions for delivering property (exposure) location profile reports, and one of these is for emergency and insurance applications (e.g. emergency planning and response, and insurance underwriting). For locations, addresses or sites in Australia, a national platform and web portal has been developed: https://propertylocation.com.au/georisk.html [...]

9 03, 2017

PropertyLocation.com.au: Making Property (Exposure) Location Profile Reports for Australian Addresses on the Cloud

March 9th, 2017|Asset Management, Australia, Earth Observation, Image Analysis, Location Intelligence, Property Information, Real Estate|

9 March 2017 BigData Earth is pleased to release https://www.PropertyLocation.com.au/, a new web portal where consumers and professionals can quickly request property (exposure) location profile reports for Australian addresses and sites. Location, location, location - For industries such as real estate, asset management and insurance underwriting, the location information is among the [...]

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 [...]

17 11, 2016

Mapping the Early November 2016 Bushfire Burnt Areas in Sydney-Newcastle Region, with Sentinel-2 Satellite Imagery

November 17th, 2016|Australia, Bushfire, Earth Observation, Image Analysis, Major Events, Sentinel-2|

The 2016-2017 bushfire season in New South Wales started early. In early November (the last month of spring in Australia), three large bushfires broke out near populated areas and drew much attention: The fire near Cranebrook and Llandilo, Western Sydney The fire near Cessnock, Hunter Valley The fire near Karuah, ~35 km north of [...]

23 08, 2016

BigData Earth Releases Geocoding DoubleCheck – A Unique Location Accuracy Assessment Tool for the U.S. Parcel-level Geocoding

August 23rd, 2016|Geocoding, Image Analysis, Land parcel, Property Information, USA|

23 August 2016: Geocoding location accuracy is fundamental to the exploration of location-centric business intelligence and important for applications such as asset management and risk analysis. Currently very few assessment tools on this exist. Without the confidence on the location accuracy, subsequent analytics and results would be seriously compromised. BigData Earth is pleased to release a new product called Geocoding [...]