11th May 2016

AARSE members attend the 1st AfriGEOSS Symposium in Zimbabwe

African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) is a participating organization in the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). The AARSE delegation was led by […]
10th May 2016

Libya’s Haruj volcanic field spotted from space

Source: UPI Next time you’re passing above North Africa at an altitude of 440 miles, check out the Haruj volcanic field in central Libya. From space, […]
10th May 2016

MSc handed in on impact of remote sensing for biodiversity monitoring

Source: remote-sensing.eu Anna Stephanie handed in her MSc thesis on “Impact of remote sensing characteristics for biodiversity monitoring”. Very impressive study on multi-scale, multi-model and multi-variable […]
10th May 2016

Copernicus image of the week – Sentinel-2A vision of Namibia

Source: Copernicus On 28 January 2016 the Sentinel-2A satellite captured central western Namibia, a colourful and diverse landscape of an area surrounding the Namib Naukluft Park. […]
10th May 2016

Satellite project to protect ecosystems will monitor Kenya’s forests in near real-time

Source: PHYS.org   Researchers from the University of Leicester will be travelling to Kenya from 25 – 29 April to kick off a new satellite project […]
10th May 2016

How A Drone Helped Plan Irrigation On A Remote 7,400-Acre Rice Farm In Nigeria

Source: AFK Insider With the help of agricultural drones, Africa can leapfrog into the quickly advancing area of precision agriculture — just as African mobile companies bypassed […]
7th Apr 2016

Multispectral, hyperspectral data used to assess AMD impact in Mpumalanga coalfields

Source: Mining Weekly Acid mine drainage (AMD) has become a major environmental problem associated with mining in South Africa, affecting not only gold mines but also […]
7th Apr 2016

Japan brings new technologies to SADC

Source: The Southern Times Zimbabwe has joined 12 other Southern African countries that are benefitting from the transfer of new technologies and skills from the Japan […]
6th Apr 2016

GEO Announces Launch of Early Warning Crop Monitor: A New Tool to Fight Food Insecurity

Source: GISuser The Group on Earth Observations announced the launch of the Early Warning Crop Monitor, a new tool to fight food insecurity. The announcement was […]