The development of a customised expedition map of Bigge Island containing field sourced and verified geographic data ( topography, terrain, vegetation, hydrology) and expedition information ( routes, exploration areas, campsites, drop off/pick up points, resupply points). The map is supported by a comprehensive GIS database to enhance digital GIS applications and mapping tools used by the expedition
Project Name Bigge Island Expedition Map/GIS Pack
Year 2012
Status Completed
Location Bigge Island
Area Bonaparte Archipelago, NW Kimberley, WA
Category Field Information
Outputs Topographic Maps and GIS Packs
Layers Geography / Expedition Routes / Points
Map Size A0 (841mm x 1189mm); Hardcopy
Scale 100K, 5m contour intervals
Map Output Hardcopy & Digital ( Ipad/GPS use)
GIS Pack Topographic / GPS Data / Imagery Overlay
Data Sources Goescience Australia; Explorers Australia
OTR Expedition, Augustus Island Expedition Map
Project Fact Sheet
Map & GIS Pack Inclusions
Map Legend/ Scale / Distances
Geology, Landforms & Vegetation Map/Table
Climatic Index: Temperatures/Humidity / Ground Heat Index
Hydrology Profiles / Tidal Profile / Freshwater Points
Terrain Profiles / Terrain Index / Difficulty Grades
1 sec DEM map / Satellite & Aerial Imagery ( GIS Pack only)
Route Profiles, Elevation & Going
Routes/Distances & Campsites
Exploration Areas / Target Sites / Exclusion Areas
AME LZ / Drop Off/Pick Up Points
  Field Services
  Expedition Management
  Field Advisory
  Field Specialists
  Field Skills Training
  Field Information
  Geographic Information
  GIS Data
  Geospatial Intelligence
  Remote Area Field Imagery
  Location Intelligence
  Operation Packs
  Specialised Services
  Remote Situational Awareness
  Remote Search & Recovery
  Human Terrain Information
  Customised Services
  Trail Development
  Product Field Testing & Eval
  Mapping / Cartography
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