Presentation on theme: "1 Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Conference Suva, November, 2013 “Black Saturday and the re-build of spatial systems in Victoria” Mark Garvey AFSM CFA."— Presentation transcript:
1 Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Conference Suva, November, 2013 “Black Saturday and the re-build of spatial systems in Victoria” Mark Garvey AFSM CFA – Country Fire Authority
13 Fires controlled - 580 Major fires - 13 Fatalities - 173 Houses destroyed - 2000 Total Area - 350,000 hectares (850,000 acres) BLACK SATURDAY
The Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission Intense Scrutiny of many issues including spatial information Issues covered included: Paper maps and map directories Quality of state digital map base Data Licensing Networks Interoperability Joint training Data gathering GPS standards Information flows Bushfire prediction models
The Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission Recommendations
Result: A single mapping and spatial information system for all Victorian Agencies
eMap Web Operational Emergency Mapping System Shared situational awareness Maps bushfires and other incidents Prints standard maps Over 300 map layers Workflow based functions and tools Technology - ESRI ArcGIS Server and Geocortex
eMap Web – Themes State Overview - COP (view only, displays all hazards) Bushfire - Edit, analysis, map templates Fuel Management - Planned Burning, mechanical works Other themes planned for Flood, Hazmat..