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Esri, UN and GEO Blue Planet release global water health tool to help coastal nations improve ocean quality

4 Nov - 14:07 SAST

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Esri announced a new free and open tool it is making available for countries seeking to improve their coastal waters. The tool uses real-time analysis enabling countries to monitor coastal water quality and use that information to guide policy and reduce pollution from land sources.

A team from Esri, the United Nations Environment Programme, and GEO Blue Planet partnered to develop this statistical approach using satellite data and geospatial technology in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) to prevent and reduce marine pollution of all...

The tool uses real-time analysis enabling countries to monitor coastal water quality and use that information to guide policy and reduce pollution from land sources.

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Project owners help drive construction digitisation and data efforts

10 Aug - 05:59 SAST
Project owners increasingly regard data as the key driver of a project’s value and are demanding that their contractors and suppliers align with their digital ambitions.
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Water scarcity in Africa: Analysis of seawater solar desalination applicability by GIS

18 Aug - 12:26 SAST
In Africa, seawater solar desalination systems offer an opportunity to address increasing water demand. However, many environmental, economic, demographic, and climatic factors should be taken into consideration in the planning of the areas where...
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How open map data is bringing transparency to the apparel industry

31 Aug - 15:09 SAST
The Open Apparel Registry is an open data map of facilities in the apparel industry which apparel brands, civil society organisations, academic researchers, journalists, and other groups use to understand the global apparel supply...
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Dec 04

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Virtual Summit 2020

December 4
Online

The sixth annual Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Summit will be held as a one-day event across several time zones in conjunction with the Understanding Risk 2020 conference. This year's theme is "10 Years

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Dec 04

GISSA Kwa-Zulu Natal Branch AGM 2020

December 4 10:00 am - December 4 1:00 pm
Online

The Geo-Information Society of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal branch will hold its annual general meeting virtually over Microsoft Teams. Besides branch matters such as the 2020 committee report by outgoing the chairperson and the new

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Dec 07

ITU Kaleidoscope 2020

December 7 9:00 am - December 11 4:00 pm
Online

Themed “Industry-driven digital transformation”, this year’s event will look at how the fourth industrial revolution – with data analytics at its core – relies on progress in fields such as artificial intelligence (AI) and

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