South African Group on Earth Observations

Integrated use of earth observations for societal benefit in South Africa

The objectives of SA-GEO are to promote the use and application of Earth observations in daily activities; promote networking within the South African Earth Observations communities; share scientific and applications knowledge on the uses of earth observations; provide a forum for researchers, academics, public officials, industry, data suppliers, consultants, NGOs and other professionals interested in earth observations to interact.

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GEOSS Portal


The GEOSS Portal is your main entry point to Earth Observation data from all over the world.
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SAEOSS, the South African Earth Observation System of Systems, provides access to spatial data and information. » Access the portal

Grants and calls

Digital Innovation for Development in Africa: Call for applications

The UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges for Research Fund has issued a call for applications for Digital Innovation for Development in Africa (DIDA).  The call will support seed funding for networks in the thematic areas of digital rights, smart communities and digital health.  Deadline: 12 November 2019.

Upcoming events

Communities of Practice

Register to join a community

To join a Community of Practice (see the various COPs listed above), please complete the registration form.