Changing environment

From the plantation sector to the natural resource industry, organisations are turning to Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to develop smart environmental solutions.

Discover how GIS is beneficial to our changing environment – read one of the case studies below.

APP Sinar Mas Forestry tackles forest fires with GIS technology

APP Sinar Mas Forestry tackles forest fires with GIS technology

08/11/2016
APP Sinar Mas Forestry has turned to Geographic Information System technology as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to strengthen the forest fire prevention programs of their plantations in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
Satellite visuals help minimise the effects of smoke

Satellite visuals help minimise the effects of smoke

04/12/2014
An online monitoring tool is using near real-time satellite data and imagery to reduce the impact of western Indonesia's forest fires, and ensure those responsible for illegal burning are held accountable.
Future proofing Singapore for smarter development

Future proofing Singapore for smarter development

21/07/2014
The land use planning authority behind one of the world’s fastest growing nations is leveraging smart city technology to ensure ongoing developments can meet the needs of citizens now and in the future.
Singapore’s sustainable development of Jurong Lake District

Singapore’s sustainable development of Jurong Lake District

20/04/2012
By positioning the ArcGIS platform at the centre of environmental, economic and community decision-making, Singapore's Urban Redevelopment Authority are leveraging GIS to drive the sustainable growth of the nation's most diverse mixed-use district.
GIS puts turtle rookery on world map

GIS puts turtle rookery on world map

20/09/2011
Smart mapping technology is providing improved insight into threats facing sea turtle rookeries, helping to prevent animal numbers declining in the future.
Singapore uses GIS to master land use planning

Singapore uses GIS to master land use planning

07/09/2010
The Singapore government uses the ArcGIS platform to help guide city development – 40-to-50 years into the future.