Posts tagged as GeoTerraImage

Crop monitoring using satellite technologies

  The Crop Estimates Liaison Committee (CELC) hosted a seminar themed “Technologies for quantitative crop estimates and condition reporting in agriculture” on 21 April 2016 in Centurion, Gauteng. Satellite-based earth observation formed the basis of the discussions, drawing attendees from the private sector, government bodies, research institutions and other state bodies, as well as financial […]

Updated land cover classification system in circulation

  The SA-GEO Land Cover Community of Practice met at the CSIR in Pretoria on 11 March 2016 to discuss a newly proposed draft of the updated National Land Cover Classification System it has been working on since August 2014. The South African Group on Earth Observation (SA-GEO) initiative coordinates Earth observation activities and advocates […]

Latest SA national land cover dataset

  GeoTerraImage (GTI) is now able to rapidly generate standardised global land-cover data derived from Landsat images for both current and historical landscapes. Land cover is a key information requirement for a wide range of landscape planning, inventory and management activities, ranging from environmental resource management to telecommunication planning. The recent global availability of Landsat […]

Launch of “open licence” national land cover dataset

  The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) launched the National Land Cover 2013/2014 dataset on 9 June 2015 in Pretoria. Land cover data is a crucial reference dataset that informs a variety of activities ranging from environmental planning and protection, development planning, economic development, compliance […]