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Outreach » Brisbane AusCover Data Users Workshop (8th Mar 2012)

Brisbane AusCover Data Users Workshop (8th Mar 2012)

Last modified by Matt Paget on 2012/10/22 11:05

Brisbane AusCover Data Users Workshop (8th Mar 2012)


Ecosciences Precinct, 41 Boggo Road, Dutton Park 4102.
Starting  9:30 am 8th Mar 2012 in the Ground Floor Meeting Room
For visitors to the Ecosciences Precinct, be aware there is limited on-site parking.
The site is located next to the Boggo road busway and Park Road railway station, and there is a CityCycle station adjacent to the building.

The workshop whiteboard can be found at Use it to note down anything you want to highlight, discuss or question.


  1. Review the range of field, airborne and satellite image products that are being provided FREE to users through the TERN AusCover remote sensing program
  2. Provide examples of the uptake of these products by Queensland users
  3. Discuss current and potential future applications with new users
  4. Demonstrate and get feedback on some of the tools to access TERN AusCover data sets


  • 9:30 - 9:50  Welcome and Opening (Christian/Peter)
    • Brief overview of DERM Remote Sensing Centre and AusCover links
  • 9:50 - 10:10 TERN and the Auscover Mission (Kasper)
    • History, current state and future plans/funding
  • 10:10 - 10:30 Overview of available and planned AusCover products (Matt):
    • Overview of data products, production schedule and validation level
    • Discussion with users about operational/research applications (note your ideas!)
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (provided)
  • 11:00 - 11:20 Field validation, protocols and managing spatial data (Peter/Kasper/Bec)
  • 11:20 - 11:40 Discovery and Access to TERN Products (Luke)
    • Applications example (e.g. Fractional Cover, MODIS VI , Dynamic Land Cover Map)
  • 11:40 - 12:30 Discussion on attendees current and future applications:
  • 12:30 - 1:30  Lunch Break (provided)
  • 1:30 - 2:30 Using the data open session
    • Lightning talks - have your say about your project. Put your name down.
    • Hands on discovery, query, access (BYO Laptop, Wi-Fi provided)
    • Link to software tools (QGIS, Google Earth, GDAL)
    • Worked examples
  • 2:30 Close.
Created by Matt Paget on 2012/10/22 10:55

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