Posts tagged as remote sensing

CPD accreditation for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Geomatics Indaba 2016 has been accredited by PLATO as an official continuing professional development training event for the South African geospatial industry. Delegates at the conference are eligible to obtain 3 CPD points for their attendance, while presenters of academic papers are eligible for 2 CPD points, and presenters of general papers are eligible […]

SANSA develops drought-monitoring system

  South Africa is currently battling its worst drought in decades. The drought disaster has a negative impact on social, environmental and economic stability and continues to pose a major threat to food security throughout the world. The ultimate knock-on effect could see farmers closing their farms, which will subsequently lead to labour lay-offs. For […]

Gallery: DEA focuses on remote sensing at its GIS day

  The Department of Environmental Affairs held its annual external GIS day function on 29 October 2015 at Environment House in Pretoria. The event was hosted by the Directorate Enterprise Geospatial Information Management (EGIM) and the theme for the day was “GIS – cutting through boundaries” with the focus being on the history and development […]

DEA focuses on remote sensing at its GIS day

  The Department of Environmental Affairs held its annual external GIS day function on 28 and 29 October 2015 at Environment House in Pretoria. The event was hosted by the Directorate Enterprise Geospatial Information Management (EGIM). The theme for the event was“GIS – cutting through boundaries” with the focus on the history and development of […]

Information technologies for coastal zone management

The CSIR and the University of Stellenbosch recently hosted the first CoastGIS symposium in Africa, under the theme; “Rich data, poor data: Geospatial creativity and innovation for managing changing coastal systems”, in Cape Town. The goal of the CoastGIS symposium series, now in its 20th year, has always been to focus on how information technologies, […]

Creating a vibrant and collaborative South African EO community

  The annual South African Group on Earth Observations (SA-GEO) Symposium was held on 20 October 2015 in Pretoria. Lerato Senoko, the Director: Earth Observation at the Department of Science, welcomed the attendees and handed over to Tumisang Sebitloane who gave an overview of South Africa’s Earth Observation Strategy (SAEOS), outlined the SAEOS implementation and […]