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Esri open sources 2020 global land cover map, in addition to predictive land cover map release

14 Jul - 12:08 SAST

By Esri

Esri in collaboration with Impact Observatory, Microsoft and Clark Labs has delivered two new land cover map products in recent months: the 2020 Global Land Cover Map and Predictive 2050 Global Land Cover Map. Land cover maps are useful in applications ranging from food security and land use planning, to hydrology modelling and resource management planning.

Part of the company’s Living Atlas, the 2020 global land cover map was built using European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-2 satellite imagery, with a machine learning workflow developed in partnership with Impact Observatory...

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Esri open sources 2020 global land cover map, in addition to predictive land cover map release

14 Jul - 12:08 SAST
Esri’s 2020 Global Land Cover Map and Predictive 2050 Global Land Cover Map forms part of the Living Atlas, and is available under a Creative Commons license. Both products are available in ArcGIS Online...
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A new map of agricultural land in Africa builds towards a soil information system

30 Jun - 09:36 SAST
Soils4Africa released a map of agricultural land of continental Africa, which forms the basis for the selection of the 20 000 sites where the project will collect soil samples.
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BIMHarambee.Africa Student Competition seeks high-speed building information modelling projects for African smart cities

13 Jul - 15:43 SAST
Interdisciplinary student teams across Africa are invited to demonstrate their BIM capabilities to improve the management and sustainability of existing buildings in Africa and making buildings smart city ready.
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