DATA DEMOCRACY (13:12)
Data experts; Dr Gillian Sparkes, Professor Richard Sinnott, George Fong, Paul Box, and Associate Professor Peter Dahlhaus, discuss the key concepts of Data Democracy.
Visualising Victoria's Groundwater (VVG)
An interoperative web-GIS that federates groundwater data from disparate sources to assist groundwater researchers and help water managers make the correct choices for the sustainable use of a precious resource. www.vvg.org.au.
Natural Resource Management Planning Portal
The NRMPP pilot project is testing how online mapping can be used to match local and regional priorities for catchment management in the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority region. www.ccmaknowledgebase.vic.gov.au/nrmpp.
Sport and Recreation Spatial
Sport and Recreation Spatial integrates data about sport and recreation participation, sport and recreation facilities, population demographics and population health from multiple data custodians. www.sportandrecreationspatial.com.au.
Online Farm Trials (OFT)
The principle objective of the OFT project is to help improve the productivity and sustainability of farming enterprises by improving access to trial research information. www.farmtrials.com.au.
Online Farm Trials (OFT) - Why participate in the OFT project?
Online Farm Trials (OFT) - SFS Case Study (Malt vs. Barley)
Probe Trax SFS moisture probe platform
A new web based platform to interact with the SFS moisture probe network. www.sfs.org.au/ProbeTrax_MoistureProbeNetwork
Tracking the Migration of Latham's Snipe
Hokkaido Television Broadcasting have produced a short YouTube documentary on their visit to Canberra in January 2017.
What is big data?
Big Data is a commonly used term, but what is it? Some people define it as massive data sets collected from sensors or machines, others define it as many smaller data sets aggregated together. In this short film we learn that Big Data has different meanings to different audiences, and how it is being used to better understand our Earth systems, economic systems and social systems.
What is data democracy?
Data Democracy is the concept of creating a level playing field where we can all access the available data in a timely and equitable way. But can a data democracy ever work? This short film explores some of the concepts of what a data democracy means and how it could be achieved.
What are the benefits of a data democracy?
Is data democracy essential for a better society? How would it help private industry make better decisions? How could governments use data democracies to improve their decisions for the state? This short film explores some of these questions from different points of view.
What are the risks of a data democracy?
Is a data democracy a risky concept? If everyone has access to all the data will it be used for sinister or criminal purposes? Should everyone have free and open access to the data? These questions are some of those explored in this short film.