Posts tagged as remote sensing

Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Conference and exhibition of GIS, surveying, geo-informatics, mapping, remote sensing and location-based services We are pleased to announce Geomatics Indaba 2016 (GI 2016), Africa’s leading conference exhibition and training event for the geomatics sector jointly hosted by Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA)  South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI)  Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA)  EE Publishers  […]

Co-ordinating space activities essential for African development

  Speaking at the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment (AARSE) 2014 conference, the minister of science and technology, Naledi Pandor, said that African countries need to co-ordinate their space activities, increase investment in space technologies and stimulate awareness of the use of space for decision making processes. Addressing delegates at the conference […]

Unlocking the promise that space holds for sustainable development and economic growth

  Opening address by the Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor MP, at the 10th African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) conference, University of Johannesburg, 27 October 2014 South Africa has a long history in space science and technology,however, it was only a few years ago that South Africa established a […]

Education and training workshops at AARSE 2014

  The 10th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) is taking place from 27 to 31 October 2014 at the University of Johannesburg. A number of training and education workshops have been scheduled for the week prior (20 to 26 October 2014) to the AARSE conference.  The courses […]

Data as infrastructure: who should carry the costs?

  The value of geospatial and earth observations data to facilitate informed decisions is indisputable. Increasingly decision-makers have become aware that a single problem may require access to many datasets, while one dataset may have many applications. Having access to a variety of datasets that are current and accurate ensures superior solutions. Essential datasets that […]