Kate Richardson with her trophy at the 2003 Science and Innovation
Kate Richardson, pictured right, from the Northern
Territory’s Department of Infrastructure, Planning and
Environment, is the NT winner of the 2003 Science and Innovation
Award for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
Kate, a researcher in the agency’s Tropical Savannas’
Grazing Management project, won an $8000 grant towards
her BSc Honours’ project on how technology can be applied to
the pastoral industry.
Her project is examining how data from MODIS (a new generation
satellite, see story Breakthrough fire websites ) can deliver
land-condition change information that can be used by pastoralists
at a property management scale.