Campaign: Government Datasets or APIs

BoM Raw Data

We'd like to request that more BoM data be made available for free (at least for non profits). We'd like access to raw rainfields radar data (IDBRAACC) to compliment emergency data. However because we're a non-profit organisation with a very small budget we cannot afford BoM's subscription prices.

 

http://reg.bom.gov.au/other/charges.shtml

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Gauge Blended and Calibrated Radar Rainfall Data

Improving flood modelling is highly reliant on obtaining the best description of rainfall possible. As a solo researchers it becomes extremely prohibitive to undertake research in improving flood modelling when the data sources need to be paid for. Since this data is collected and processed from Government (Community) money, this data should be freely available to allow research and better flood modelling methods to be ...more »

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