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2015 CoastGIS Conference

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The CoastGIS Conference series began with what was planned as a ‘one off’ conference held at University College Cork, Ireland, in 1995. The goal then – and now – was to focus on how information technologies, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), are used in coastal zone management, science and research.

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-34

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22/04/2015 to 24/04/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 09/01/2015

Venue City: 

Cape Town

Venue: 

Protea Breakwater Lodge

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Event Organisers: 

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; University of Stellenbosch; Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association; International Programme Committee for CoastGIS Symposia

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Agreement between Airbus and SANSA on SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 imagery

True-colour MODIS satellite image of South Africa (Image: NASA)

Airbus Defence and Space (ADS) has signed an agreement with the South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA), which allows the African institution to access and download imagery captured by SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellites. Additionally, a Direct Receiving Station was installed at SANSA’s facilities in order to cover the entire country (1 221 000 km²) at a very high resolution.

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Tue, 25/08/2015 - 10:08

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-26

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Tue, 08/25/2015

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UK and South Africa sign space based scientific agreement

Satellite image of Cape Town, South Africa (Image: NASA)

Last 16 of July the UK Space Agency (UKSA) and the South African Space Agency (SANSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase collaboration in scientific projects related to space.

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Tue, 28/07/2015 - 11:36

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-26

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28
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Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 30th Annual DMISA Conference

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The conference of the

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-34

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09/09/2015 to 10/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 03/08/2015

Venue City: 

Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province

Venue: 

ATKV Resort Hartenbos

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Co-organisers: 

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC), Western Cape Provincial Government (WCPG), Eden District Municipality, Mosselbay Municipality and the SA Weather Service (SAWS).

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South Africa plans to launch Earth observation satellite in 2019

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, captured by the Proba-V satellite in January 2015 (Image: ESA/VITO)

South Africa will launch an Earth observation satellite in 2019, as the head of the South African National Space Agency Sansa, Sandile Malinge, announced to a newspaper.

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Tue, 07/04/2015 - 07:04

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-26

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Tue, 04/07/2015

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UNOOSA participates in CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building

Group picture of the participants of the workshop on digital elevation models

A UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER expert participated in the 4th meeting of the CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD) from 18 to 20 March 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. CEOS is the Commitee on Earth Observation Satellites. UNOOSA is an associate member of CEOS and an active participant in the Working Group.

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Tue, 24/03/2015 - 11:05

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-26

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28
Tue, 03/24/2015

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DigitalGlobe: End of QuickBird mission

QuickBird's final image showing Port Elizabeth in South Africa

On 27 January, the QuickBird Earth Observation satellite re-entered Earth’s atmosphere after 13 years in orbit.

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Wed, 18/02/2015 - 12:57

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Wed, 02/18/2015

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Disaster Science and Management Conference

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The School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Venda will be hosting the first

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50

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Date: 

02/03/2015 to 03/03/2015

Venue: 

Protea Hotel Ranch Resort Polokwane LIMPOPO, South Africa

Venue City: 

Venda

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Event Organisers: 

School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Venda

Co-organisers: 

National Disaster Management Centre

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EA-SAT-1: New Earth Observation Satellite developed in South Africa

South Africa as seen from Space

The South African government has increased investing in space technology in order to build capacities within the country as well as to attract commercial space interests.

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Wed, 16/07/2014 - 13:41

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-31

longitude: 

23
Wed, 07/16/2014

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Namibian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

NRSC’s largest core area in humanitarian aid is health and care. NRCS implements health programmes such as HIV and AIDS, water and sanitation, hygiene promotion and first aid, tuberculosis and malaria.

Website: http://www.redcross.org.na/

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