NEM: ICMA and the development of proclaimed fishing harbours

  by Simon van Wyk, Aurecon With the promulgation and enactment of the National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act (NEM: ICMA) on 1 December 2009, a paradigm shift in coastal management has occurred in South Africa. This article aims to address selected sections of the NEM: ICMA, as well as other pertinent marine legislation […]

Moving window display for Landsat 8

  by Riaan Stegmann, SANSA Earth Observation Late last year SANSA Earth Observation became one of the first ground stations in the world to acquire a moving window display for Landsat 8. Landsat 8 images are used by the departments of agriculture, water affairs, environmental affairs, and rural development and land reform, as well as […]

The Statistics South Africa Geospatial Strategy

  by Ashwell Jenneker, Statistics South Africa A glance at the current landscape indicates that geospatial information does not meet planning and policy requirements to implement the National Development Plan (NDP) 2030. Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA) response to the NDP is that no realistic and sustainable planning or development can be done without an […]