January 2018
African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment
Association Africaine de Télédétection de L’environnement
Association sénégalaise des Professionnels de la Géomatique (ASPG)

L’objet de l’ASPG est:

  1. de favoriser le développement et l’usage de l’information géographique au Sénégal au bénéfice de tous les acteurs publics et privés et du grand public ;
  2. de contribuer aux débats relatifs à la définition et à la mise en Å“uvre des politiques nationales, régionales et internationales de l’information géographique ;
  3. de fédérer les actions des associations scientifiques ou techniques et des organisations professionnelles du secteur, en maintenant avec tous ces groupements des relations suivies.
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South Africa hosted United Nations Africa satellite symposium

ACMAD logo South Africa was chosen to host the United Nations’ first–ever Africa small satellite symposium at the end of last year, a move seen as recognition of the country’s leading role in the small satellite industry on the continent. Read more...

Using Earth Observation Satellite Data to Monitor Global Water Quality

ACMAD logo EOMAP has built the world’s first global water quality portal using Earth observation and satellite data to support the International Initiative on Water Quality (IIWQ) of UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme (IHP). The comprehensive IIWQ World Water Quality Portal will assist with global water quality assessment and capacity building for streams, lakes and rivers. Read more...

Geospatial data key to growth in Africa

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Africa is a place of extreme contrasts, with a booming middle class and small, rapidly growing clusters of wealth existing alongside swathes of widespread poverty. For a business owner hoping to tap into these growing markets, the value of population and geospatial data at a granular level cannot be overstated. Read more...

UNISPACE +50

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2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the first UN Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNISPACE), held in Vienna in 1968 Read more...

Cape Town’s Water is running out

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Africa is a place of extreme contrasts, with a booming middle class and small, rapidly growing clusters of wealth existing alongside swathes of widespread poverty. For a business owner hoping to tap into these growing markets, the value of population and geospatial data at a granular level cannot be overstated. Read more...

Radiant.Earth partners with OpenAQ to fight air pollution in Africa

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Air pollution, one of the biggest global health threats of our time, kills more people in Africa each year than unsafe water or childhood malnutrition. However, despite the fact that it is a stealthy killer, the development of public policy to address this problem remains complicated. OpenAQ, established specifically to fight air inequality worldwide, approaches this policy problem by opening up air quality data and convening around it a diverse global grassroots community of people from multiple sectors. Read more...

First Kenyan satellite to be launched into orbit in April or May

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In an important milestone for the African country, Kenya has finished building its first satellite, which will be launched from the International Space Station (ISS) in a few months. The satellite, which was developed in collaboration with Japan, puts Kenya in a select club of African countries. Read more...

AARSE 2018 Conference
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The 12th AARSE Conference will be held from 22nd to 26th October 2018 in Alexandria, Egypt with the Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AAST) and National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS) as joint local hosts. Click here...

Corporate Profiles
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CyanoLakes (Pty) Ltd is a specialist water data service provider from satellite remote sensing to governments, commercial water utilities, aquaculture/mariculture operations, water engineering projects, environmental service companies and academic and research institutions. Our operational near real-time geo-information service (demonstration at http://eonemp.cyanolakes.com) is designed to significantly improve decision making for government authorities and commercial operators by providing live information and analytics. We also provide consulting services and engage in research and development projects to continually improve our product offering. Contact us now to find custom solutions to your water problems. CyanoLakes – making your water safer! Read more!

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Space Advisory Services

Space Advisory Company is a satellite programme and systems consulting and engineering bureau situated in Somerset West, South Africa. SAC offers professional and expert advisory/technical/engineering services of a verified high quality, tailored to support customer space programmes and assist in the ensuring of successful outcomes which are within budget and time constraints. This is achieved as a result of resources and teams with extensive experience working on Advisory Engagements, Space Programmes, Remote Sensing and Earth Observation projects. Click here for more information.
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Did You Know?

  • NASA has 2 satellites chasing each other around the Earth tracking the distance between them to measure gravitational anomalies. Their nicknames are Tom & Jerry.
Opportunities

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Join AARSE!!!

AARSE extends an invitation to interested persons to join the organisation as a member. As a member of AARSE you can gain access to remote sensing tools and resources as well as opportunities such as workshops and courses.
Corporate Members get an opportunity to promote their brands on the AARSE website and newsletter.
All members have a priviledge of attending AARSE conferences at a reduced fee.

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