[ccAustralia] creative commons research helped during the #qldfloods crisis
elliott at creativecommons.org.au
Thu Feb 17 23:33:42 EST 2011
although the ccAustralia office may have been impacted by the recent
flooding in Brisbane <http://creativecommons.org.au/weblog/entry/2456>, some
good news has come out of the crisis; geospatial data, specifically digital
elevation models or DEMs, were imperative to the creation of accurate flood
models and for overcoming many operational challenges. geoscience
‘s DEM web portal<http://www.ga.gov.au/topographic-mapping/digital-elevation-data.html>
consolidates geospatial data from dozens of different agencies. more
importantly, the data is released under a creative commons attribution
read more at http://creativecommons.org.au/weblog/entry/2501.
project officer, ccAustralia <http://creativecommons.org.au/> &
research assistant, CCi <http://www.cci.edu.au/>
(+61 7) 3138 9467 elliott at creativecommons.org.au
A project of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for
Creative Industries and Innovation <http://www.cci.edu.au/>'s Law for
Creative Innovation research program in conjunction with the QUT Faculty of
Law <http://www.law.qut.edu.au/>'s Intellectual Property: Knowledge, Culture
and Economy <http://www.ip.qut.edu.au/> research program.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the cc-au