Environment and Science Data

Jurisdiction: Queensland

How might we use environment and science data to better engage with the community?

Queensland is home to five World Heritage areas and has a diverse array of ecosystems.

The Queensland Government is committed to long term protection and conservation of the environment and ecologically sustainable use of its resources.

How can you use data to better tell a story and engage with Queenslanders our environment?

Extra Resources

https://www.data.qld.gov.au/article/news-and-events/govhack-2019-challenges/environment-science-data-challenge
https://science.des.qld.gov.au/government

Eligibility: Your solution to this challenge must use at least one environment and science dataset from the Department of Environment and Science

Entry: Challenge entry is only available to teams in Queensland.

Dataset Highlight

BOM Climate and past weather
http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/?ref=ftr

BOM Environment Information
http://www.bom.gov.au/environment/?ref=ftr

BOM Improving water information
http://www.bom.gov.au/water/?ref=ftr

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation Crop Outlook
https://qaafi.uq.edu.au/industry/crop-outlook

SALI - SERVEd - Land Suitability
https://land-suit.information.qld.gov.au/

SALI - SERVEd - Soil Chemistry
https://soil-chem.information.qld.gov.au/

Water Monitoring Information Portal
https://water-monitoring.information.qld.gov.au/

The Long Paddock
https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/

Wave monitoring
https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/coasts-waterways/beach/monitoring

Climate Kelpie
http://www.climatekelpie.com.au/

Soil and Landscape Grid of Australia
http://www.clw.csiro.au/aclep/soilandlandscapegrid/

QLD Government Science Department of Environment and Science
https://science.des.qld.gov.au/government

Biodiversity and Climate Change Virtual Laboratory
http://bccvl.org.au/

Queensland Spatial Catalogue - QSpatial
http://qldspatial.information.qld.gov.au/catalogue/custom/index.page

Australian Government Department of Agriculture
http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/data

QLD Government Ecosystem Health Indicators
https://environment.des.qld.gov.au/water/monitoring/assessment/

QLD Government Parks and Forests
https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/

Australian Bureau of Statistics - Agricultural Commodities 2017-18
https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/7121.0

APSIM Initivative
https://www.apsim.info/

QLD Open Data Portal - air quality
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?groups=sciences&organization=&q=%22air%20quality%22&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc

QLD Open Data Portal - wildlife
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?groups=sciences&organization=&q=wildlife&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc

QLD Open Data Portal - water quality monitoring.
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?organization=&organization=environment-and-science&q=%22water%20quality%20monitoring%22&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc&tags=

QLD Open Data Portal - Great Barrier Reef
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?organization=environment-and-science&q=%22Great%20barrier%20reef%22&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc

QLD Open Data Portal - protected areas
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?organization=environment-and-science&q=%22protected%20areas%22&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc

QLD Open Data Portal - marine parks
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?organization=environment-and-science&q=marine%20parks&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc

QLD Open Data Portal - soil
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?organization=environment-and-science&q=soils&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc

QLD Open Data Portal - waste
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?organization=environment-and-science&q=waste&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc

QLD Open Data Portal - Acid sulfate soils series
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=acid-sulfate-soils-series

QLD Open Data Portal - climate.
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=climate

QLD Open Data Portal - Environmental characteristics series
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=environmental-characteristics-series

QLD Open Data Portal - Land resource areas series
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=land-resource-areas-series

QLD Open Data Portal - Land systems series
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=land-systems-series

QLD Open Data Portal - landcover mosaic series
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=landcover-mosaic-series

QLD Open Data Portal - QLD fire scars
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=landsat-fire-scars-queensland-series

QLD Open Data Portal - Mapping erodible soils
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=mapping%20erodible%20soils&sort=score%20desc%2C%20metadata_modified%20desc

QLD Open Data Portal - QLD soil survey sites
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=queensland-soil-survey-sites

QLD Open Data Portal - QLD wetland data
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=queensland-wetland-data-version-4-series

QLD Open Data Portal - regional ecosystem
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=regional%20ecosystem

QLD Open Data Portal - southern oscillation index
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=southern-oscillation-index

QLD Open Data Portal - QLD landcover and tree study
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=statewide-landcover-and-trees-study-queensland-series

QLD Open Data Portal - vegetation of Australian Tropical Savannas
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=the-vegetation-of-the-australian-tropical-savannas

QLD Open Data Portal - vegetation
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset?q=vegetation

Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control (ACDC) Atlas
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/agricultural-chemicals-distribution-control-acdc-atlas

Agricultural land audit - Queensland series
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/agricultural-land-audit-queensland-series

Broad vegetation groups - pre-clearing and 2017 remnant - Queensland series
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/broad-vegetation-groups-pre-clearing-and-2017-remnant-queensland-series

Cattle tick clearing facilitiesÔÇölocations
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/cattle-tick-clearing-facilities-locations

TERN
https://www.tern.org.au/

Qld wildlife data API
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/qld-wildlife-data-api

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges Sites
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/queensland-agricultural-training-colleges-sites

Rabbit barrier fence
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/rabbit-barrier-fence

QLD Government The Long Paddock FORAGE (seach tool)
https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/forage/

SILO - Australian Climate Data from 1889 to Yesterday
https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/

QLD Government Wildlife Information Searches
https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/plants-animals/species-list/useful-links

QLD Government - Air Quality Monitoring
https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/pollution/monitoring/air/air-monitoring

Australian and QLD Government Reef 2050 Water Quality Improvement Plan report search
https://www.reefplan.qld.gov.au/tracking-progress/reef-report-card

Environment and Science Data - Govhack Portal
https://www.data.qld.gov.au/article/news-and-events/govhack-2019-challenges/environment-science-data-challenge

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Checkpoint 1 Checkpoint

The Step Dads - My Environment

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SoloViz - Next H20

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Drop Top - Rain Drop

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Big Sunday - QWild

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OSE423 - CED423

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Noosa Waste Management - Waste:ED

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­čî▒Smart Green Growth­čî▒ - Sustainability

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Wilky - Wilky

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GoWithTheFlow - War on Water Waste

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My Tech - Aug View

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Droughts 'R' Us - Solving QLD's Droughts

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Ahead Above Water - Ahead Above Water

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Gurumba bigi - Gurumba bigi

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RoboRoyals - H2O Hub

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AgTech 2050 - eNLB - "The Future of AG"

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Noosa Power - The Power Spot

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Haxolotl - Quality Air

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Checkpoint 4 Checkpoint

NFN - No Fire Now

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Team Black Glossy - Team Black Glossy

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