Small Roads Public School, City of Ryde Image

EASIER BEING GREEN WITH MACHINE LEARNING

City of Ryde uses historic aerial imagery and ML to benchmark the area’s tree canopy coverage.

18 April 2020 | Ryde, NSW
Not only do we have the up-to-date aerial imagery, we also gained access to the Nearmap catalogue of historical imagery and it’s all been captured using the same method, so it is consistent, which is perfect for analysis.
Lindsay Mason, head of the Land Information team at the City of Ryde

MEASURING TREE CANOPY CHANGE HELPS CITY OF RYDE MANAGE PRECIOUS GREEN SPACE

The first goal was to measure tree canopy coverage across the area. Then this local government realised there was 10+ years of consistent, high-quality historic Nearmap imagery, right at their fingertips.

The Challenge at a glance

SUPPORTING THE ORGANISATIONS EXPERTS WITH CONSISTENT, HIGH-QUALITY DATA

Protecting and enhancing Ryde’s natural and urban environments, calls for a quantifiable approach, such as creating a benchmark for the tree canopy across the entire Local Government Area.

Buffalo Creek, City of Ryde image
Memorial Park, City of Ryde images
The Solution at a glance

HIGH-QUALITY HISTORIC IMAGERY & MACHINE LEARNING

Measuring what’s there now is only part of the story. Reliable benchmarks comprise of consistent, quality findings.

Vertical aerial product image of suburban housing in Lysterfield, Victoria
Related Product

Monitor assets and plan network expansions from your office

With continually refreshed imagery of your transport assets and ongoing project sites, there are no surprises — just deep insights to inform your decisions and underpin your planning. 

DISCOVER NEARMAP VERTICAL
North Ryde, City of Ryde aerial image
18 April 2020 | Ryde, NSW

JOIN THE MAPPING EVOLUTION

Up your aerial game and start working with high-res, current imagery of your work sites and properties. Get the advantage of premium geospatial content combined with world-class mapping software and integrations.

Start the Conversation