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Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Fiji Scientists Using New Zealand Mapping System for Conservation Planning

Conservationists in Fiji are using high-tech maps to pinpoint where they should focus their efforts to protect endangered species. A natural sciences lecturer at New Zealand’s Unitec Insititute of Technology, Glenn Aguilar, and a colleague are collaborating...

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Fiji Conference to Explore GIS Mapping

More than 150 delegates from around the world will meet in Suva next week (27) to participate in a GIS conference that will explore developments in this new science “that is already influencing the way we live...

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Ancient Land Lost in Hours

Every year approximately 21 million tonnes of soil are lost from the four watersheds of Viti Levu, Fiji. Imagine the tonnage of soil loss when there are heavy downpours and flooding. The Rewa watershed loses an average...

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Mapping to Aid Warnings in Fiji

Digital mapping of the Nadi and Ba basins will be beneficial in determining how heavy rainfall will affect flood prone areas downstream of waterways. Vinesh Kumar, manager for the Integrated Water Resource Management Nadi Basin Project said...

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Use Land Wisely, Says Bolawaqatabu

Proper land use planning is necessary for such a rugged country as Fiji in order to sustain production. Director Land Resource Planning Division Osea Bolawaqatabu made the comment at the Land Use Capability workshop in Labasa. "The...

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Hundreds Displaced in Fiji Floods

Severe flooding in the Pacific island nation of Fiji has killed four people and left 800 people seeking shelter in evacuation centers, a government official said Monday. Tropical Cyclone Daphne has lashed Fiji's largest and most populous...

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Mapping Fiji’s Forest Cover with the Help of Satellite Imagery

SPC is working with the Fiji Department of Forestry to build capacity in using very high resolution satellite images to map land and forest cover in Fiji. The programme will include 'ground truthing' exercises (on-site verification of...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

SOPAC Director Russell Howorth Delivers the Opening Address at GIS Conference in Fiji

During the opening address at the GIS Conference Dr. Russell Howorth said every effort would be made to ensure that Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing are adequately resourced to serve the needs of the Pacific...

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Mapping Land, Sea and Culture: An Award-Winning 3D Modeling Process in Fiji

In 2005 CTA in collaboration with a number of locally based development actors introduced a participatory mapping method known as “Participatory 3D Modelling (P3DM)” in the Pacific Region. Local residents were struggling with over-exploitation of their fishing grounds...