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October 26th, 2012
Earth Observation Satellites Hold Benefits for South Africa

Satellite earth observation helps South Africa to understand the state of natural resources, study the environment, manage natural disasters and provide warnings for regional droughts, floods and other disasters. Satellite earth observation information and data are also used to monitor illegal fishing and piracy in South Africa’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) around its coast, two earth observation scientists say. South African National Space Agency (Sansa) Earth Observations MD Dr Jane Olwochand Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Meraka Institute remote sensing research unit senior researcher and University of Pretoria senior lecturer Dr Waldo Kleynhans spoke to delegates about the social benefits of space sciences at the South Africa-Japan space sciences colloquium earlier this month. Read More