We are not tracking the impact of half the world’s mines
University of Melbourne research using global-scale mapping of mining areas in satellite imagery reveals a stunning lack of data on mining activity and impacts
The satellite data mapping Australia’s new climate extremes
New University of Melbourne research is using data from satellites to help us better anticipate and adapt to climate change extremes in Australia.
Forecasting landslides from space
A new data-driven tool uses satellites to predict devastating natural disasters with pinpoint accuracy before they occur shows University of Melbourne research
Launching the SpIRIT satellite
University of Melbourne researchers describe plans to build the SpIRIT satellite– to be launched in space by 2022, with Australian and Italian Space Agencies.
Ocean waves and winds are getting higher and stronger
Using satellite measurements, University of Melbourne researchers show that ocean waves and the winds that generate them have increased over the last 30 years.
The students who built Australia’s first satellite
The surprising story of a group of University of Melbourne students who in 1970 built and launched Australia's first satellite, Australis OSCAR 5, into space.
Countdown to spaceshot
University of Melbourne engineering, law, education and business students are focusing on launching an innovative satellite network.