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GRISS – 22 February 2019

Telling yesterday’s stories with today’s geospatial technology Adrian Patchett and Sean Bragg (Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu)   Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei – for us and our children after us   "So we go back to the land, the...

BES 2018

GRI researcher presents at the 2018 meeting of the British Ecological Society Dr. Audrey Lustig, a postdoctoral researcher in the GRI Toi Hangarau working on spatial modelling of species distribution, presented her paper on regional pest management to the British Ecological Society meeting, held in...

UN-WGIC 2018

The United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress has wrapped up in in Deqing, Zheijang Province, China The GRI Toi Hangarau was represented at the UN-WGIC (19-21 November 2018) by its Director, Prof. Matthew Wilson, who said:   "I feel honoured to have attended the UN-WGIC, along...

GRISS – November 30th, 2018 – Trends in Environmental Sampling

Jennifer Brown, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury Spatially balanced sampling is becoming a popular design for surveys in biological and environmental management. In large scale surveys the use of a spatially balanced design gives some assurance that there will be spatial coverage...

ESP features on Architecture Now website

Designed to disrupt: A digital tool for urban regeneration The National Science Challenges are government funded initiatives that are designed to set strategic goals for creating a better Aotearoa. The 11 challenges cover topics ranging from childhood education to ageing and nutrition to ecology. Researchers...

ISCRAM Asia Pacific 2018 in Wellington on 5-7 November

Upcoming disaster information systems conference in Wellington The purpose of ISCRAM Asia Pacific 2018 is to exchange research into and experiences of information systems use in emergency management, particularly focussed around applications of information systems in the context of the four priorities of the Sendai...

GRI’s Envision Scenario Planner is NZSEA finalist

Finalists for the 2018 New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards have been announced today. “This year’s entrants have continued to deliver world class examples of how using geospatial technology is delivering tangible benefits and increasing productivity for a diverse range of businesses, communities, local and central...

New Chief Science Adviser for Ministry of Transport

GRI Deputy Director, Professor Simon Kingham has been named the first Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry of Transport | Te Manatū Waka. UC Deputy Vice-Chancellor | Te Tumu Tuarua Professor Ian Wright has congratulated Professor Kingham on the new role which will see him...