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South Africa hosts international remote sensing community

  Speaking at the 37th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ISRSE) Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor stressed the need to leverage space for development and improved decision making, and expressed her hope that space-based products would play a fundamental role in aiding decision makers working on NEPAD’s 2025 Vision and […]

Collaboration and integration key factors in South African space strategy

  This speech was given by Naledi Pandor, the Minister of Science and Technology, at the 2017 International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ISRSE) on 8 May 2017 at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria. South Africa has a long history in space science and technology. However, it was […]

Post-symposium workshops build on earth observation themes

  Two workshops have been scheduled to follow the 37th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE-37) which convenes in Tshwane, South Africa from 8 to 12 May 2017. The symposium’s theme is “Earth Observation for Development and Adaptation to a Changing World”. The first is a public lecture by retired Deputy Chief Technologist for […]

OGC compliance overview – guide for software acquisition

  This white paper provides an overview of the OGC compliance process, benefits for users who acquire OGC compliant products, and guidance regarding language to specify requirements for OGC compliant and implementing products in software acquisition (procurement) documents. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is a not-for-profit international consortium of more than 500 companies, government agencies, […]