GIS user seminar puts spotlight on water issues

  The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) recently held their annual GIS User seminar in Pretoria. The event was predominantly attended by DWS employees, but  other GIS professionals and service providers attended. The focus of the seminar was the exchange of ideas between the department and GIS professionals. DWS’s Carey Rajah spoke about standardising the water […]

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng meeting at the University of Pretoria

  A recent GISSA meeting, held at the University of Pretoria and attended by some 110 members, focussed on academic and research programmes in GISc and remote sensing, with several educational institutions represented. The institutions presented some of their research projects and information on their training programmes. Read the full story here.

GISSA meeting focuses on academic and research programmes

  A recent GISSA meeting, held at the University of Pretoria and attended by some 110 members, focussed on academic and research programmes in GISc and remote sensing, with several educational institutions represented. The institutions presented some of their research projects and information on their training programmes. GISSA Gauteng chairperson Slindi Mhlongo facilitated the meeting. […]

SANSA monitoring geomagnetic storm

  According to the Space Weather Centre of the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) active region 2158 near the centre of the solar disk erupted on 10 September 2014 with an X1,6 class solar flare, accompanied by a coronal mass ejection (CME). The CME is travelling towards Earth and was expected to impact the […]

Launch of 2013 SPOT 5 national mosaic

  The South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA) Earth Observation directorate launched the 2013 SPOT 5 National Coverage Level 3 and National Mosaic imagery on 5 September 2014. It also for the first time released SPOT 6 National Coverage Level 3 imagery, which still needs to processed into mosaic imagery.  Various representatives from the user community were […]