Assessing Risk with Nearmap


Get an instant access to conducive insight around potential risks on site.

With Nearmap you can


Gain situational awareness remotely

Conduct a virtual drive along the roads to evaluate road conditions and road terrain, assess vegetation risk and historical terrain

Determine if the area is prone to natural disasters or seasonal risks

Analyse seasonal and environmental changes, compare past and present images and assess essential elements for forecasting future risks in different scenarios, all from your desktop or mobile device

Determine site accessibility and vehicle access through your browser

Determine the gradient of the site, measure turning circles on site and get the location of trees, vegetation and other objects

Aerial view of damaged home

You can also


Monitor property boundaries

Overlay property boundary data and scroll through historic captures to check the ground maintenance required, site accessibility and understand previous changes to boundaries

Time-stamped photographic records at your fingertips

Use detailed aerial imagery of a site at a point in time for all your legal and insurance purposes

Create visual assets to communicate OHS risks

Create high quality emergency maps and reports for OHS with detailed aerial imagery

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Main features

Discover the Nearmap tools and features designed to help you assess risk



High Resolution

At an average resolution of around 7cm, Nearmap imagery is up to 6 times more detailed than satellite imagery. This level of detail means you can more accurately measure an assess a site remotely and with confidence.


Measurement Tools

A comprehensive suite of integrated measurement tools makes it easy to calculate distance and area. Included path, radius and elevation tools complete the kit, making it possible to produce a detailed survey without leaving the office.

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View your location of interest as it is today, as it was last month or last year. With instant access to timeline support, you can observe a site and environmental changes, measure the effect of weathering, track seasonal growth or shadowing.

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Save Image

Export high-resolution images of your location of interest to enhance presentations and communicate more effectively. Choose a projection and georeference file to import into your GIS application of choice.

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What our customers say


“Using Timeline, we can inspect images of the same site, months or years apart, on a single screen, and have a good idea of the impact on water-ways, for example, or native vegetation

Shellie Humphries | Senior Environment Protection Officer at IDU | EPA


Golder Associates     Public transport authority     Water     Western Power     Cardno

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