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Urbanisation on high-class land around Auckland
The video shows the successive waves of urban growth from 1990 to 2008. The...
Some comments on migrating Landcare Research’s Web Map Services Infrastructure to Amazon Cloud Computing Services
Author: Andrew Cowie Introduction Landcare Research has been offering web...
Informatics leads rollout of new National Land Resource Centre website
Members of the Informatics team have recently been involved in the roll out...
High performance computing helps saves the NZ stick insect
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Kaipara Harbour – Update to website and online atlas
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Monthly Archives: September 2011
The New Zealand Virtual Herbarium (www.virtualherbarium.org.nz) has been launched by the New Zealand National Herbarium Network with Informatics having a significant input to the website and the underlying database. The NZVH is a collaborative project involving 11 herbaria in New … Continue reading
FOSS4G is taking place in Denver, USA this year and four staff from the Informatics team are attending for the week. FOSS4G is the global conference focused on Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial, organized by OSGeo. It attracts … Continue reading
Informatics has launched a new online tool to make it easier for land managers, business, scientists and the public to better understand the soils that underpin New Zealand’s economy, land use and ecology. S-map Online (http://smap.landcareresearch.co.nz) is a web service … Continue reading
The Informatics team along with colleagues from the Soils and Landscapes team have successfully secured the LCDB3+ contract. Land Cover Database (LCDB) is a digital map of the surface of New Zealand created using satellite imagery. It contains detailed information … Continue reading
OurFuture is an interactive website which brings together projects and activities that benefit New Zealand’s natural environment and resources. OurFuture is aimed at making connections between research and action, and between people and projects and places. The OurFuture site allows … Continue reading
The Informatics team together with Landcare soil science staff, has recently undertaken an update of the SINDI (Soil INDIcators) website – sindi.landcareresearch.co.nz. SINDI was created to interpret a specific set of dynamic soil quality characteristics to inform landowners of the … Continue reading