Key findings of international climate report

  SANSA’s Dr. Jane Olwoch recently presented some of the key findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) AR5 Working Group 2 Report. The IPCC is an international scientific body that assesses climate change, and was established by the UN Environmental Programme and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988. The panel, consisting […]

SAGI Northern Provinces branch celebrates 10th anniversary

  SAGI’s (South African Geomatics Institute) Northern Provinces branch celebrated the tenth anniversary of its existence at its annual general meeting in May at the Pumulani Lodge in Pretoria. Chairman Altus Strydom opened the meeting with the news that Mof Muller was retiring after 25 years in the profession and was stepping down from his position as […]

Known problem with certain GPS devices

  Advisory Notice from the US Coast Guard Navigation Center  (NAVCEN) Issued 15 May 2014 Recently, many GPS users have reported intermittent GPS outages in their devices. After investigating, the US government has linked the problem to flawed processing of GPS satellite data within certain GPS receiver chipsets. The GPS satellite service continues to function as […]

SASGI Proceedings 2013

Keynote Papers Geospatial information technology enables vertical industry solutions (more>>) by Geoff Zeiss, Principal, Between The Poles Land tenure administration and GIS: trends and challenges (more>>) by Dr. Michael Barry, University of Calgary, Canada Cadastral surveying, land management and land reform RICS – global standards, the interface (more>>) by Robert P. Mahoney, RICS Surveying in […]