Data Attributions

About Spacesium Scout

Spacesium Scout is an online map-based tool to allow easy access to spatial data from various spatial datasets from both private and public agencies and or businesses . When you access data through it, you are typically accessing the data directly from the source or custodians of that data.

  • Offers convenient entry to credible spatial information for government, corporate, and public use.
  • Streamlines the process of data sharing by private entities.
  • Establishes an inclusive structure of geospatial data services fostering both commercial advancements and community-driven innovation.

Contributing Data to Scout

      Spatial datasets available on all open sources can be accessed via data formats and protocols like WMS, WFS, and WMTS.
      For private enterprises interested in sharing data sets with Scout, inquiries can be directed to Generally, Spacesium will request authorization to incorporate the data into their training models, a process confirmed through written email correspondence.

Additional Open / Closed Software Used

      In developing Scout, Spacesium has used open source software and contributed back to it. Scout leverages these excellent open source libraries:
    • Cesium
    • Leaflet
    • MATLAB
    • Python

Data Attribution

      The content presented in Scout is sourced from a wide range of organisations.
      Base Maps:
    • Australian Topography - © Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2020. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.
    • Bing Maps - From Microsoft Corporation. Commercial Licence.
    • Natural Earth II - From Natural Earth. Public Domain.
    • ArcGIS World Street Maps - From Basemap styles service (v1) | Documentation | ArcGIS Developers
    • Open Street Maps - From OpenStreetMap
    • Stamen Maps - From Stamen Maps
    • Spacesium World Terrain - From Spacesium Australian Servers
    • Google Earth Photorealistic 3D Tiles (No SLAs are available and only for non-production R&D applications) Google Maps Platform Terms Of Service  |  Google Cloud
    • Google Maps 2D Tiles overview  |  Google Maps Tile API  |  Google for Developers

Terms and Condition

      The information displayed on Scout is for general informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide any commercial, financial, or legal advice. Any information in connection with Scout may not be appropriate to your individual needs. You must exercise your own independent, skill, care and judgment with respect to how you use the information displayed on Scout.
      As a condition of using Scout, you must comply with all applicable laws, regulations and third party rights (including, without limitation, laws regarding the import or export of data or software, privacy and local laws). You must not use Scout to encourage or promote illegal activity or violation of third party rights. Some parts of Scout (like the URL shortening function) rely upon third party APIs.
      In any important matter, you should seek professional advice relevant to your own circumstances.
      Spacesium Pty Ltd (“We”) make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or completeness of any content or the product in connection with Scout. We disclaim all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence, for errors or omissions) for all expenses, loss, damage and costs which you might incur as a result of the information displayed on Scout and your use of it.
      Scout must not be used for navigation or precise spatial analysis or for any activities where the use or failure of Scout could lead to death, personal injury, or environmental damage (such as the operation of nuclear facilities, air traffic control, or life support systems).

Access of Data

      Any information provided by data custodians displayed on Scout is provided as is and on the understanding that the respective data custodian is not responsible for, nor guarantees the timeliness, accuracy or completeness of that information. If you intend to rely on any information displayed on Scout then you must apply in writing to the respective data custodian for further authorization.
      You acknowledge that your use of Scout means that you have provided your acceptance of these terms and conditions.
      You must consider the usage rights and restrictions of the base map and each activated dataset when using the output of Scout in broadcast, print, or other distribution.