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BoM data and visualisation assets
February 2014
Overview
• Introduction
• Linked Data
• Hydrologic Reference Stations
• WDTF Visualisation Tool
• Water Storages Application
• The Future
Introduction
• 2012-13 the Bureau's website received 48 billion hits
• 65% increase in the number of people accessing the site
from mobile devices
• Every day millions of observations are received, stored,
analysed and published by the Bureau
Linked Data
• Allows users to visualise data by exploring it graphically
• Developed in collaboration with:
• The Bureau of Meteorology
• National Plan for Environmental Information Initiative
• AGIMO
• Information Engineering Laboratory (CSIRO)
• Data sets currently available
• ACORN-SAT – The Australian Climate Observations Reference
Network – Surface Air Temperature
• Daily temperature record over the last 100 years
• http://lab.environment.data.gov.au/
Linked Data
Linked Data
Linked Data
Hydrologic Reference Stations
• The Hydrologic Reference Stations identifies Australian
streamflow trends and detects long-term variability and
change in streamflow.
• Allows users to visualises historical data for 221 streamflow
stations
• http://www.bom.gov.au/water/hrs/
Hydrologic Reference Stations
Hydrologic Reference Stations
Hydrologic Reference Stations
WDTF Visualisation Tool
• Allows users to visualise the data in Water Data Transfer
Format (WDTF) files
• Developed by CSRIO to visualise WDTF data
• The Bureau receives approximately 200, 000 WDTF files a
month
• http://www.bom.gov.au/water/standards/wdtf/wdtfviewer.sht
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WDTF Visualisation Tool
WDTF Visualisation Tool
WDTF Visualisation Tool
Water Storages
• Compare water storage levels and volumes for more than
300 publicly-owned lakes, reservoirs and weirs.
• water.bom.gov.au/waterstorage/awris
• http://www.bom.gov.au/water/waterstorage/iphone.shtml
Water Storages
Water Storages App
The Future
Thank you…
Marissa Byrnes
[email protected]

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