25 April 2013
The Geo-Wiki Team in collaboration with the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) AusCover facility is developing an Australian Geo-Wiki Branch that will allow people to review land-cover maps created by AusCover and its partners.
Based on the Google Earth Application, the Australian Geo-Wiki will allow any volunteer to use their local area knowledge in improving the validation of maps produced by Australian state and federal agencies, NGOs, researchers and others. By building TERNs capability to validate and update maps, the Australian Geo-Wiki Branch will enable better assessment, management, and monitoring of environments across Australia. Eventually, the Australian Geo-Wiki branch will assist the improvement of current maps and help to generate more accurate landcover maps for the continent.
Last edited: 10 March 2014
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