New mapping set to improve Great Barrier Reef management

8 Apr 2019
Great Barrier Reef
Dr Chris Roelfsema and Professor Stuart Phinn from UQ’s Remote Sensing Research Centre believe the project is both revolutionary and essential.

For the first time, the Great Barrier Reef will be mapped in unprecedented 3D detail thanks to a collaboration between Australia’s lead managers of the Reef and spatial experts.

The University of Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority are teaming up to use state-of-the-art satellite imagery and other data to map the area that’s bigger in size than Italy.

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