August 2016
African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment
Association Africaine de Télédétection de L’environnement
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: Discount for the AARSE 2016 conference

To show just how much we value our members the AARSE council has decided to give our Regular members inside and outside Africa discount for the registration for the AARSE 2016 conference. If your membership fees are paid for 2016 you will receive $50 discount.

Click here to become a regular AARSE member.
Click here to register for the conference.


Join us in Boston for the 2017 Annual Meeting. Researchers, scholars, professionals, and students are welcome to present papers, posters, and panel discussions on all topics relevant to geography. In order to submit an abstract or organize a session, you must first register for the Annual Meeting. Abstracts are due by October 27, 2016, but may be edited through February 23, 2017. READ MORE

AARSE 2016 CONFERENCE: Call for abstracts

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We are excited to announce that the 11th AARSE International Conference will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 24 to 28 October 2016. The theme of this conference, ‘Our Earth, Our Heritage: Harnessing Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Development in Africa’, has been carefully chosen to emphasise the vital role of geospatial data and information in achieving the new post-2015 sustainable development goals (SDG). Researchers, professionals, educators, government officials, consultants, managers, students and other interested parties are hereby invited to submit abstracts and papers for oral presentations or poster displays to the organizers of the conference. Click here to view the poster or here for more details about abstract submissions.

37th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment

You are cordially invited to the 37th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE), which will convene in Tshwane (Pretoria), South Africa 8-12 May 2017 under the overarching theme - Earth Observation for Development and Adaptation to a Changing World. The South African National Space Agency, the International Centre for Remote Sensing of Environment (ICRSE) and the International Committee on Remote Sensing of Environment (ICORSE) take pleasure in issuing this call for papers for ISRSE-37. READ MORE

Here are the highlights of ISPRS Congress 2016 and other news items for your information. AARSE is a regional member of ISPRS. Click here for more.

CALL: Interest to host the 12th international conference of AARSE

The African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) invites expression of interest from national institutional members and/or other organizations/agencies in Africa for the hosting/organization of the 12th Conference of the Association in 2018. Bids can also be received for the 13th edition (2020) and the 14th edition (2022).

The conference is usually held in the month of October (of every even-number year). L'Association africaine de télédétection de l'environnement (AARSE) lance un appel d’intérêt de la part de membres institutionnels nationaux et/ou de la part organisations/agences en Afrique pour l'organisation de la 12e Conférence de l'Association en 2018. Les offres peuvent également être reçues pour la 13ème édition en 2020 et la 14ème édition en 2022. La conférence se tient habituellement pendant le mois d’Octobre de l’année en question READ MORE (English&Francais)

RESEARCH BRIEF: Call for content

Herewith we invite our readers to provide research briefs on a recent case study or a new methodology. Research briefs should include objectives, application field, key results, impact, status of application, area of application, algorithm & data used, and contact to author/organization. Please send all content to