Posts tagged as GIS

Mapping rockfall sources and deposit areas

Rockfalls are one of the major threats to the viability and liveability in the Alps. To identify areas that are at high risk due to rockfalls, it is important to study historical events and develop spatial models that provide accurate maps of rockfall deposit areas. To study rockfalls it is necessary to validate the results […]

Reliable online access to SG Diagrams

1Map Spatial Solutions now offer subscribers to the 1Map Online GIS faster, more reliable access to SG Diagrams and General Plans for all nine provinces. Users can search for a property in a number of different ways, including stand number, 21-digit SG key, and street address. Those who wish to view the diagrams for a […]

Multidisciplinary rock engineering solution implemented

The iGlobe Group were contracted to develop a rock engineering solution for a well-known coal mining company in Witbank. The goal was to develop a GIS system for surveyors to capture the data and post it into a database environment where the spatial visualisation of features could be used for post processing and future plans. […]

Sugar cane monitoring and analysis using remote sensing

There is a need for more reliable and useful information that can aid farmers and various interested and affected stakeholders in optimising their operations. This study employed remote sensing and GIS techniques to monitor sugar cane crop performance and harvesting on the east coast of South Africa. The South African agricultural industry makes a significant […]

Cloud-based monitoring of SA’s water resources

Water is a critical and scarce resource in southern Africa and is likely to become even more so as the regional impacts of global climate change become more evident. Being able to accurately and repeatedly monitor available water resources across the entire landscape is a key information requirement for successful water resource management. GeoTerraImage has […]

GIS software enhances data import

Maptitude 2018 will be released in the first quarter of 2018, with new features including the ability to update linked tables/Excel locations, enhanced data import (MapPoint waypoints), and enhanced results. Data linking was one of the best features of Microsoft MapPoint and has been added to Maptitude 2018. The new release will allow users to […]

GIS platform to integrate blockchain

Geospatial Corporation will be integrating blockchain technology (the software behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency) with GeoUnderground, providing a cloud-based locational software platform allowing energy companies a secure way to manage contracts, assure provenance and track asset maintenance. The integration will allow the company to provide a seamless sharing of constantly updated locational data, status of […]

Identifying revenue loss using GIS

Being able to connect meter usage with billing and service requests can help utilities identify the extent of their equipment problems. This article looks at zeroing in on clusters of dead meters using GIS software. Opelika Utilities in Alabama, US serves nearly 20 000 customers. Its mission is to determine the current and future water […]

Automating data flow between GIS and BIM

Phase 2 of the Open Geospatial Consortium’s (OGC) Future City Pilot aims to improve the automation of the flow of data between geospatial systems (GIS) and building information models (BIM) systems, as well as address a number of related interoperability challenges. The OGC is seeking interested sponsors to define the challenges for Phase 2 of […]