Origin Energy

Remote Sensing Assessment of Hairy-flowered Love Grass

The scope was to map Hairy-flowered Love Grass across an area of 1,400ha.

Challenges

Covid-19 pandemic shut down the state borders (the imagery provider was in Northern NSW) and there was a desire for limited mobilisation to site.

E2M developed a combined approach that utilised, machine learning, fuzzy-logic, remotely sensed imagery, high-precision GPS and geographical information systems.

Outcomes

E2M developed a novel approach to map the extent of Hairy-flowered Love Grass across the site using both field surveys (to train and develop the machine learning algorithm) and 25cm 6 band aerial imagery (what the model used to map the extent). The report was delivered within the allocated budget and the overall accuracy of the remote sensing model was >70%.

Project info

Client

Origin Energy

Location

Surat Basin

Industry

Resources

Year

2020

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