Collector – the GIS field app in action!

Collector – the GIS field app in action! We put the Collector app to the test last month with some great results. A project up in the Cooper Basin required an environmental field survey, and using ArcGIS we were able to upload the survey areas into an online map in Collector. We knew there would be no mobile reception at the survey site. So we had to take the Collector map ‘offline’, which basically meant…

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Good luck Derrick!

Good luck Derrick! In 2019 we had the opportunity to accommodate a PhD candidate, Dr Derrick Sowa, as an intern with Environmental Projects as a result of signing up to a partnership with University of Adelaide to support an Industry Engagement Program placement, coordinated by the Adelaide Graduate Centre of the Division of Research and Innovation. Following the completion of the intern program at the end of 2019, and Derrick’s successful graduation, we gained a…

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Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021! What. a. year. I’m sure you’re all seeing a lot of posts like this at the moment, but we just wanted to take the opportunity to thank everyone who stayed in touch with us this year. We feel incredibly lucky to have made it through and we couldn’t have done it without you all. It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster, from opening our new Perth office, to submitting the Response…

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International GIS day!

International GIS day! Today is International GIS Day! GIS (Geographic Information System) is a scientific framework for gathering, analysing, and visualising geographic data to help us make better decisions. Today is a day to celebrate the science of GIS and a chance to show what we can do. We gained our first in-house GIS Officer is 2018 and since then our spatial capability, database and skillset has grown larger every year. How do we use GIS?We…

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Australian Pollinator Week

Australian Pollinator Week Australian Pollinator Week is a time when communities, businesses and organisations can come together to raise awareness of the importance of our Australian pollinators during spring. Pollinators are crucial for not only natural ecosystems, but also for our food production. Pollinators don’t just mean bees by the way - other important Australian pollinators include flies, hoverflies, wasps, butterflies, moths, thrips, beetles, ants and even bats! But pollinator populations across the globe are…

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National Bird Week

National Bird Week It’s National Bird Week this week! Everyone knows the important role birds play in our Australian ecosystems, so why not play a part in some citizen science? The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is also on with this week where you can participate and the data collected assists BirdLife Australia in understanding more about the birds that live where people live. Visit https://aussiebirdcount.org.au/ for more info.

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ArcGIS Collector training day!

ArcGIS Collector training day! Despite the rain on Tuesday our team undertook an internal training session using the ArcGIS Collector app. The Collector app has become a great tool to assist in marking out samples and to find existing data points which would otherwise be hard to detect on the usual printed maps. GIS workflows at Environmental Projects have become more seamless, accurate and efficient, with the app being accessible on any smart device, which made it easy…

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Congratulations to Joe!

Congratulations to Joe! Congratulations to our Principal Consultant, Joe for recently being recognised as a Chartered Engineer with Engineers Australia. The 'Leadership and Management' certification deals with business management or administrative functions in the engineering environment, it also involves use of core knowledge to create innovative solutions for a sustainable future. Great work Joe 👏🏽

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National Science Week

Happy National Science Week! Science Fact! - Did you know only 3% of our planet’s water is drinkable. 97% of it is salt water. More than half of the Earth’s fresh water can be found frozen in the glaciers. The rest is underground. We work a lot with groundwater at Environmental Projects and have an experienced site contamination team with strong relationships with respected hydrogeologists and groundwater modellers who can help you with your groundwater…

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Femeconomy

Environmental Projects recently had the privilege of being featured by Femeconomy, an organisation that promotes companies that have at least 30% female board directors or 50% female ownership. We continue to be a proud member of this organisation and think it’s a great initiative. Here’s a little excerpt from their website: “Women make 85% of purchase decisions. In Australia it is estimated that women spent $818 billion in the 2016-17 financial year. Femeconomy uses consumer…

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