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Environment Guide: Data and maps

Resources for study and work in conservation, land management and environmental science.

Northern Territory Government Data

The NT Government provides extensive data via its website.

Go straight to Natural Resource Maps NT (NR Maps NT), a web mapping tool to discover, research and map natural and cultural research data.

Or look through Environment Data and Maps for the information you require on air quality, water, biodiversity, conservation sites, flora and fauna.

Search for heritage listed sites using the Heritage Register.

Find tenure information and geoscientific data for the resources industries at  Spatial Territory Resource Information Kit for Exploration (STRIKE)  from the Department of Mines and Energy.

Fire Management

North Australian Fire Information (NAFI) - the latest hotspot data on fires across northern Australia.

CSIRO Bushfires - provides details of CSIRO's research designed to increase the understanding of, and ability to manage, bushfires as an integral part of the sustainable management of Australia’s landscape.

Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) - the GFMC is an activity of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) and provides information which national and international agencies involved in land-use planning, disaster management or other fire-related tasks can utilize for planning and decision making.

Bushfire CRC - The Bushfire CRC’s mission is to build on the previous work, the understanding of these events to help the sector and the community address this broader challenge.

NRM Infonet

NRM Infonet provides web-based dynamic reports on biodiversity, fire, weeds and feral information, drawing on NT government databases. Select any area of land in the Northern Territory and create a pdf summary of NRM data for that area suitable for NRM planning.

Protected Matters Search Tool

Use this search tool to generate a report that will help determine whether matters of national environmental significance or other matters protected by the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 are likely to occur in your area of interest.

Northern Land Manager

This site allows land managers across northern Australia to share useful information regarding their land management activities and acts as a clearinghouse of practical information for natural resource managers in north Australia.

  • ARTICLES that provide overviews of various natural resource management (NRM) issues
  • PRACTICAL EXAMPLES of NRM in particular types of country
  • PLAIN ENGLISH summaries of research
  • RELEVANT INFORMATION (management plans, fact sheets, manuals)
  • USEFUL CONTACTS and much more.

This website was created by the NT InfoAccess program supported by Territory NRM, Charles Darwin University and the Northern Territory Government.


Climate Data Online

Find daily and monthly statistics, historical weather observations, rainfall, temperature and solar tables, graphs and data on the Bureau of Meteorology site.

Australian Bureau of Statistics has official statistics on every aspect of Australian life.

Australian Data

Atlas of Living Australia

Explore the Atlas of Living Australia, a collaborative, national project that aggregates biodiversity data from multiple sources and makes it available and usable online.


Charles Darwin University acknowledges the traditional custodians across the lands on which we live and work, and we pay our respects to Elders both past and present.
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