28th Oct 2015

More rain leads to fewer trees in the African savanna

Source: Phys.org, Article: Angela Page In 2011, an influx of remote sensing data from satellites scanning the African savannas revealed a mystery: these rolling grasslands, with […]
28th Oct 2015

Promoting GIS as a career

Source: EE Publishers, Article: Position IT GISSA recently held a GIS career day for the University of Pretoria Geomatics, Geography and Geology students. Two geospatial experts […]
28th Oct 2015

Taking the geomatics profession to local communities

Source: EE Publishers, Article: PositionIT Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality (NMMDM) is advocating for the quality production of spatial data, as well as promoting the use […]
27th Oct 2015

Second satellite program to cost over $191M

Source: AZERNEWS , Article: Nigar Orujova A second satellite program in Azerbaijan will cost over $191 million, the State Procurement Agency of Azerbaijan reported. These funds […]
26th Oct 2015

First Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Education, Science and Technology

Source: African Union Background The AU took a Summit Decision EX. CL/Dec.420 (XIII) to reconfiguration all sectorial Ministerial Conferences into ‘Specialized Technical Committees” with the objective […]
26th Oct 2015

National Ocean and Coastal Information Management System Stakeholder Workshop

Source: Department of Environmental Affairs   The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), held a stakeholder workshop […]
8th Oct 2015

Teledyne Dalsa and Denel Spaceteq to develop Earth observation satellite

Source: Optics.org, Article: Matthew Peach Image sensor technology developer Teledyne Dalsa is to partner with Denel Spaceteq, Stellenbosch, South Africa, a high-performance satellite systems and solutions provider […]
7th Oct 2015

Nigerian utility EEDC uses GIS mapping for metering upgrade

Source: Metering and Smart Energy International, Article: Nicholas Nhede Nigerian utility EEDC is launching a GIS system to map its distribution network and all metering points […]
7th Oct 2015

Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) forum feedback

Source: MESA The first Forum of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) conducted in Kenya from 31st August – 4th September 2015 at […]