Mapping destruction and recovery using remote sensing data of the 2016 Waroona bushfire

13 July 2020

In January 2016, a catastrophic bushfire raged for 17 days, about 110 Km south of Perth, in Western Australia. The blaze burned more than 180 buildings, about 70,000 Ha of farmland and precious forest habitat, and killed two people. Read this ArcGIS StoryMap to see […]

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A GIS-based analysis of the Mundaring Weir catchment

Mundaring Weir is situated on the Darling Scarp, about 30 Km east of Perth, in Western Australia. The dam was constructed between 1898 and 1903, to impound the Helena River and deliver water to the thirsty and productive mining regions located inland. Today, about 100,000 […]

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New paper out!

16 April 2020

Congratulations to our former PhD student Dr Daniel Squire & my colleagues @MurdochUni, for this insightful new #paper just accepted in Infection, genetics and Evolution 👏 This is a unique perspective into the #epidemiology of #Trichomonas vaginalis isolates from #Australia & #Ghana patients, which combined […]

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Geographic Information System and Python for GIS workshop – Thank you!

22 February 2020

A big thank you to all participants, trainers and helpers of our “Ecological data analysis with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Python for GIS” workshop, held in February 2020. At Econumerics, we certainly enjoyed organizing every aspect of this course, and feel honoured by the [...]
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Introduction to Ecological Data Analysis with Python and GIS | 10-11 Feb 2020, The UWA

20 December 2019

Register here: ( Why GIS and Python Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are frameworks for capturing, storing, sharing, visualising, querying, and analysing data. GIS harness the power of statistics, remote sensing, informatics, and programming, to examine and visualise spatial relationships within and between objects and events. [...]
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Koondoola Reserve: bushfire management scenario plan

13 November 2019

Koondoola Regional Bushland (KRB) is a 137-hectare remnant bushland site of the Swan Coastal Plain in Western Australia, particularly important for social, ecological economic and cultural reasons. KRB is roughly quadrangular with maximum extensions N-S and W-E of ≈1.7 Km and 1.2 Km, respectively. The [...]
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Lake Seppings Ibis population

12 November 2019

On a recent field trip to Albany, WA, we used aerial imagery from DJI drones and GIS-based analyses to survey habitat, abundance and distribution of two ibis species in beautiful Lake Seppings. The numbers of Australian White Ibis and Straw-necked Ibis at the lake have [...]
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Bald Head Trail Monitoring

11 November 2019

Bald Head walk trail in Albany, Western Australia (WA) (-35.098763, 117.967622) is a challenging linear 13-kilometer return track, located in the Torndirrup National Park. The trail crosses the Flinders Peninsula from East to West, and, with spectacular views of the Southern Ocean and King George [...]
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