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  • 16 Apr 2014 10:11 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    The Copernicus Masters competition will give recognition to outstanding ideas, applications, and business concepts that utilise Earth observation data for commercial purposes and socially relevant projects.


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  • 09 Apr 2014 10:08 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    I write to announce the launch of the first Group on Earth Observations GEO Appathon 2014 - an exciting new worldwide data science competition to be launched on 7 May 2014.

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  • 01 Apr 2014 10:07 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    01 Apr 2014 2:48 PM|Administrator

    The National Earth Observations and Space Secretariat (NEOSS), an initiative of DST, will host the workshop on “the review of the use of Earth Observations in Water Resources Management”


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  • 27 Mar 2014 10:05 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    Mon.19 May 2014

    An Introduction to Remote Sensing (RS) short course, aimed at GIS beginners, will commence on Mon.19 May 2014, 8:30am at the Centre for Geographical Analysis at Stellenbosch University

    Have a look at for more info

    Registration closes 12 May!          

    Please contact Ms Gretha Groeneveld for more information.

    Fax: 021 808 3109

    Also note:

    The next Introduction to GIS course will commence on Mon 4 Aug. 2014

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  • 25 Mar 2014 10:04 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    Location: Nigeria

    Start: 1 September 2014

    Duration: 2 weeks

    Tuition fee: N/A

    Registration deadline: 1 July 2014

    NFP registration deadline: 1 July 2014


    Click here for more details

  • 06 Feb 2014 10:02 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    The 2014 ISPRS Technical Commission Midterm Symposium, and the 16th IGU Spatial Data Handling Conference, brings together professionals, researchers, scientists, and students, from the international community of geospatial information sciences and geomatics engineering, to advances in geospatial information science, technology and practice. 


    For more information please click here


  • 04 Oct 2013 10:00 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    Would you like access to experts and leaders in GIS to answer your GIS questions?


    If you want to expand your knowledge on GIS while expanding your professional network this opportunity is a must!


    For more information click here.




  • 02 Oct 2013 10:23 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    The course is 100% free and is available in Italian and English. This course includes the following chapters:


    1 Overview of this Course
    2 The History of Remote Sensing
    3 Basic Techniques
    4 Remote Sensing System Analysis
    5 Main missions
    6 Image Processing and Interpretation
    7 Remote Sensing Applications


    For more information click here.



  • 13 Sep 2013 9:57 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is contributing to the development of a National Research, Innovation and Knowledge Management Road Map for the maritime sector in marine and inland waters. A sector-wide workshop will take place at the Farm Inn in Pretoria on 30 October 2013. 

    For more information click here.


  • 19 Aug 2013 10:22 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    The 10th ISPRS Student Consortium & WG VI/5 Summer School will be held on October 29th – November 2nd 2013 at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Headquarters-Menelik II Ave in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Holding the main theme “Geospatial Science for Monitoring of Environment for Sustainable Development”, offers the festive of science, education, nature, and culture in togetherness. The event brings together researchers, policy makers, and practitioners from developed and developing countries to share insights into the challenges and opportunities of geospatial science & technology and application in solving the world problems. If you are interested please click here to visit our membership portal for more details.



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