8th Dec 2016

AfriGEOSS leadership, GEO Co-Chair Dr Mjwara, receives the AARSE Highest Award of Excellence

The 11th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) was held on 24 – 28 October 2016 in Kampala, Uganda. […]
17th Jul 2016

THE SPACE RUSH – THE COST OF BEING A LATE STARTER FROM AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE

L.Ngcofe1, K. Gottschalk2, S.Madlanga3 1Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Chief Directorate: National   Geo-Spatial Information, Mowbray. 2 Department of Political Studies, University of the […]
17th Jul 2016

Satellite Remote Sensing of Archaeological Vegetation Signatures in Coastal West Africa

Source: African Archaeological Review This article discusses how archaeological sites in Sierra Leone, and by extension much of West Africa, can be identified through vegetation patterns […]
17th Jul 2016

Ethiopia: JRC teams up with UNICEF to locate lifesaving groundwater

Source: Joint Research Centre Many areas in Ethiopia are currently facing water-related emergencies due to El Niño-induced drought, which has left 5.8 million people across the […]
17th Jul 2016

Low uptake of space technology science slows Africa’s growth: experts

Source: Xinhua NAIROBI, July 1 (Xinhua) — Failure to fully adopt space technology education is to blame for Africa’s slow development, a university don has said. […]
6th Jun 2016

The Niger Delta’s vulnerability to river floods due to sea level rise

Abstract. An evaluation of vulnerability to sea level rise is undertaken for the Niger Delta based on 17 physical, social and human influence indicators of exposure, […]
9th Jul 2015

Exploring the Potentiality of Polarimetric SAR Remote Sensing in Ecological Investigations

It is necessary that African scientists look at strengthening their capacities in new Earth Observation applications. One of the evolved technologies is polarimteric radar data and […]
15th Jan 2015

Studying Urban Growth in Ethiopia Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques

The GIS model enabled to draw a scenario to project the urban growth of Addis Ababa in 2025. The digital and intelligent data model could help […]
9th Oct 2014

SUPER-RESOLUTION POST-PROCESSING FOR SATELLITES WITH YAW-STEERING CAPABILITY

Abstract We describe a method for improving Earth observation satellite image resolution, for specific areas of interest where the sensor design resolution is insufficient. Our method may […]
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