A continental-scale capture by aerial photography was initiated soon after the Second World War and has formed the basis of the detailed topographic maps that describe Australia. These vertical images of the landscape are still fairly regularly taken but may well be superseded by satellite images in the near future. The extensive coverage and the 50 years they span make them a unique and valuable resource for investigating vegetation change
This page provides links to case studies of how fire is used as a land management tool on 5 pastoral properties in the VRD and Sturt Plateau.
Morton S.R., and Andrew M. (1987), "Ecological impact and management of fire in Northern Australia", Search, 18, pp. 77 - 82.
Summary of discussion held about how to best manage wildfire, and how fire can be used as a constructive rather than destructive force in biodiversity conservation.
Overall participants agreed that: