Protecting Powerful Owls: Unveiling Insights and Implications for Global Biodiversity Conservation
Biodiversity decline stands as a pressing environmental concern, with Australia ranking among the top seven nations contributing to over half of the global diversity loss, as reported by the Nature journal in 2017.
Getting Onboard: A case for Transit Precincts in Perth, Australia
Transit Oriented Developments (TODs) promote the creation of sustainable communities by establishing residential, commercial and leisure space within walking distance of public transport. TODs are an important part of the urban fabric of a city.
Deploying Artificial Intelligence for underground asset condition assessments
With 2,615 km of sewer pipes, 3,906 km of water pipes and 885 km of stormwater infrastructure, Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality appointed SMEC South Africa to develop operational and maintenance plans for its ageing water and sanitation infrastructure. As part of the Asset Investigation, SMEC devised a Computer Vision Model to speed up analysis of underground CCTV footage.