A Geographic Flowering Calendar Using Dynamic Data from the World Wide Web

Summary

The objective of this research is to systemise knowledge about floral resource availability from a number of underlying datasets, and present this information to beekeepers through a web mapping portal. Beekeepers, supported by such information equally well at home or in the field, will profit from making better informed planning decisions, moving less, and with less risk.

Program

Honey Bee

Research Organisation

The University of Melbourne

Objective Summary

To identify suitable dynamic datasets on the World Wide Web, potentially including but not limited to: * Satellite imagery showing plant growth * Rainfall, temperature and climate data * Bushfire data

Project Code

PRJ-004872

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Project Completion Date

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Soil, water and managing natural resources

National Priority

HBE-Improve understanding of floral resources as assets for the Australian honey bee industry

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