CANRI Project Plans 2002-2003
Project # 25-RAMS Far West
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2 Short name or acronymRAMS Far West
The CANRI RAMS Far West builds on the multiagency Resource Assessment & Monitoring System (RAMS) Far West long term monitoring program. This collaborative program has been using satellite imagery to monitor and map the clearing and cropping activities, annually, within the NSW Western Division at a paddock scale since the early 1980s. The CANRI Far West project will correct GIS topological and misclassification errors in this extensive database, patch a number of temporal gaps, and delivery of a generalised set of grids to the public domain through the CANRI webmapping structure. In general, the project will validate the database to provide reliability appropriate for dissemination to the public
4 Target audience
Primary audience:Natural Resource Management committees
Main regional audience:
5 Participating organisations
5.1 Lead agency or organisation
5.2 Other agencies or organisations
Project Steering Committee
7 Project definition
7.1 Project description and objectives
In general, the project will validate the existing RAMS database to facilitate achieving data quality and reliability appropriate for dissemination to the public.
The project will identify errors in the RAMS database and either make immediate amendments or flag the error for attention of the RAMS Project Officer.
7.2 Inclusions and exclusions
The CANRI project includes data triage on the entire current RAMS database. The CANRI project does not produce additional data (except where there are existing gaps).
7.3 Related initiatives and interdependencies
RAMS Far West Program … CANRI project will value add to information from RAMS Far West
7.4 Technological environment
The project uses existing image processing and GIS technologies. Software development is not within the dimensions of this project
7.5 Prerequisites and assumptions
The deliverables will be QA/QC by RAMS Project Officer and processed for loading to CANRI web.
8.1 Details of deliverables
Click here to see list of deliverables in pdf format.
8.2 Environmental theme
8.3 Type of deliverables
8.4 Additional information
9 Schedule and costs
9.1 Schedule and cost details
Click here to see project schedule and costs in pdf format.
9.2 Additional information
10 Project organisation and controls
10.1 Organisation Chart
10.3 Quality management
Progress reports will be provided to the CANRI coordination team every two months or otherwise as required.
Other quality management measures to be adopted:
11 Other information
12 Executive signoff
The Project and its outcomes are consistent with the business policies and strategies of this organisation as its sponsor. Resources are available to adequately supplement those provided by CANRI funding for the substantial delivery of expected project outcomes and for the realisation of described benefits.
This project plan has been prepared in accordance with the 2001/02 CANRI Project Plan guidelines
The project is consistent with the business policies and strategies of this agency as its sponsor. Resources are available to adequately supplement CANRI funding for the provision of the stated project deliverables and the realisation of stated objectives.