The natural environment

DCS Spatial Services is custodian of the Imagery, Elevation & Depth and Water themes of the NSW Foundation Spatial Data Framework (FSDF) as well as co-custodians of the Land Cover theme. This includes managing the collection, storage, maintenance and product development in line with customer requirements, NSW and national policies, initiatives and guidelines.

The Environmental Spatial Program consists of the following five work programs:

DCS Spatial Services is currently working towards improving the natural environment datasets by:

  • Creating datasets for the NSW Spatial Digital Twin project
  • Development of new tools for building extraction, imagery quality assurance and regeneration of surface hydrology datasets for NSW.