AAM Modelling Aids Brisbane Flood Crisis

January 18, 2011 -- AAM’s 3D Flood Simulation of Brisbane was used extensively by Australian and Global media during the recent flood crisis in Brisbane. 

The flood level simulations were produced interactively in 3D.   This was a very effective way of communicating the impact of the flood on buildings and infrastructure and it provided a valuable tool in assessing the potential risk for the city in the days leading up to and during the flood peak. 

The flood simulations were featured extensively on Australian and International media.  The videos supplied residents, business owners and the public with realistic representations of the predicted flood event.

The flood simulation was based on accurate geospatial terrain data created by AAM.  AAM provides Engineers and Planners with photo realistic 3D City Models and highly accurate terrain models to aid in their assessment and design tasks.

AAM General Manager, Brian Nicholls, says that he hopes that AAM's simulations help in some way to communicate the scale and extent of the flooding. “We hope that the recent events in Queensland will prompt greater consideration to be given to high resolution mapping, which can then be used to help manage future flood events in many areas of Australia at risk."

The videos are accessible on YouTube or the AAM Website. They continue to be featured on Australian and International media.

 

 

 

 

For more information please contact:
Jade Tang                      
Online Communications Coordinator
AAM                 
Phone: +61 7 3620 3112
Email Contact 

About AAM
AAM is at the forefront of the geospatial information technology revolution with all tools suitable for various aspects of emergency response. AAM’s dynamic team pioneers the commercialisation of exciting innovations such as:

  • Photorealistic 3D City Models
  • 3D Visualisation and Simulation
  • Mobile Laser Scanning
  • Airborne Laser Scanning
  • Rapid, High Resolution Aerial Photography
  • Satellite Imagery
  • ”RoadView” 360° Street Level Imagery

Operating from an extensive office network throughout Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and South Africa; AAM specialises in providing business mapping, GIS and Location Based Services.

AAM’s proven technology leadership includes a range of advanced systems for the collection, analysis and presentation of geospatial information. The AAM Group is a multidisciplinary team of more than 200 professionals taking leadership roles in the geospatial industry. AAM has an award-winning culture of project management excellence that actively contributes to client success.

5.5m Flood Scenario Brisbane by AAM

Above: 5.5m Flood Scenario in the City of Brisbane  



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