4th Aug 2015

Amazing Africa: continent spied from space in gorgeous NASA image

Source: space.com, Article: Sarah Lewin A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite caught this view of Africa and the entire sunlit side of […]
4th Aug 2015

Experts worry over regional management of fishery activities

Source: Daily Times, Article: Charles Okonji Prof. Ebenezer Owusu of the University of Ghana, on Wednesday decried the poor management practices and increasing challenges from illegal […]
4th Aug 2015

UK and SA space agencies to increase collaboration

Source: UK Space Agency The UK Space Agency and the South African Space Agency (SANSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see them […]
4th Aug 2015

Managing grasslands and water resources in Africa

Source: Newswise, Article: South Dakota State University Two South Dakota State University doctoral students have received Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships to support research […]
4th Aug 2015

Satellite images show economies growing and shrinking in real time

Source: Bloomberg Business, Article: Jeff Kearns Some 250 miles above the Earth, a flock of shoebox-size Dove satellites is helping to change our understanding of economic […]
15th Jul 2015

Satellites look at the spread of malaria

Source: Network 24, Article: Elise Tempelhoff The patterns of the spread of malaria are changing. It is possible that the deadly disease could turn up in […]
8th Jul 2015

Research on South Africa and its wildfire recovery may provide valuable hints for California

Source: Nature World News, Article: Catherine Arnold Research on South Africa and its wildfire recovery may provide valuable hints for California and other Mediterranean-style climates. Scientists […]
7th Jul 2015

RCMRD Stakeholder Workshop on the Use of MODIS Data for Early Warning

Source: RCMRD The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) held a one-day stakeholders workshop on the Use of Modis Data for Early Warning, […]
6th Jul 2015

First satellite images from Sentinel-2 delivered

Source: GIS LOUNGE, Article: Caitlin Dempsey Morais Four days after its launch, the first images from Sentinel-2 have been delivered. Covering an area from central Europe and […]