Earth Observations and Geospatial Science in Service of Sustainable Development Goals

12th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment

  • Souleye Wade
Conference proceedings

Part of the Southern Space Studies book series (SOSPST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Space and Geospatial Science for Sustainable Development Goals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mads O. Rasmussen, Radoslaw Guzinski, Christian Tøttrup, Michael Riffler, Marc Paginini, Benjamin Koetz
      Pages 3-13
    3. Babacar Ndao, Louise Leroux, Abdoul Aziz Diouf, Valerie Soti, Bienvenu Sambou
      Pages 25-36
  3. Remote Sensing and GIS for Natural Resources Management

  4. Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Coastal Zone Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Ingrid Martha Kintu, Anthony Gidudu, Lydia Letaru
      Pages 79-87
  5. Applications of Advanced Remote Sensing Technologies (LIDAR, Hyperspectral) in Africa

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Basuti Gerty Bolo, Dimane Mpoeleng, Irina Zlotnikova
      Pages 91-100
  6. Climate Changes Implications on Sustainable Development in Africa

  7. Space Technologies and Geospatial Sciences for Early Warning Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Rukayyah Abubakar Bahago, Aishetu Abdulkadir, Halilu Ahmed Shaba, Abubakar Alhassan
      Pages 131-143
  8. Big Data and Data Mining of Geospatial Data

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 191-193

About these proceedings


This book provides a unique insight into the research and recent developments undertaken among the African Remote Sensing community in regard to the environment. It includes reports of the latest research outcomes in the field of remote sensing and geospatial information technologies, analyses discussions around operational topics such as capacity building, Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI), applications of advanced remote sensing technologies (LiDAR , Hyperspectral) in Africa, big data, space policy, and topics of high actually in the field of climate changes, ocean and coastal zone management, early warning systems, natural resources management or geospatial science for sustainable development goals. 

The book comprises the contributions of the AARSE (African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment) international conference which is conducted biennially across Africa, alternately with the AfricaGIS conference. It is the premier forum in Africa for research on remote sensing technologies and geospatial information science, gathering leading scholars from the remote sensing and related communities. The conference is co-organised by the Arab Academy of Science and Technology, in partnership with the National Authority for Remote Sensing & Space Sciences (NARSS) of Egypte, and continues a long series of successful AARSE conferences which started in 1996, in Harare (Zimbabwe) and has been held in Abidjan (Cote D'Ivoire) in 1998, Cape Town (South Africa) in 2000, Abuja (Nigeria) in 2002, Nairobi (Kenya) in 2004, Cairo (Egypt) in 2006, Accra (Ghana) in 2008, Addis Abeba (Ethiopia) in 2010, El Jadida (Morocco) in 2012, Johannesburg (South Africa) in 2014, and in Kampala (Ouganda) in 2016. The book is mainly addressed to practitioners and experts from academia, politics and industry.


Earth Observations Remote Sensing in Africa AARSE Conference Geospatial data Remote sensing for climate changes Sustainable Development Goals Space policy Space technologies Natural resources management

Editors and affiliations

  • Souleye Wade
    • 1
  1. 1.African Association of Remote Sensing of the EnvironmentMuizenburgSouth Africa

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