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South African national water quantity data now available for all government departments in spatial and non-spatial formats

21 Sep - 14:34 SAST

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has signed a multi-user government licencing agreement to distribute GeoTerraImage’s Mzansi Amanzi national monthly water data products to all South African government departments and their consultants.

The National Water Quantity Information Service, as it’s known under SANSA, is a satellite-based dams volume calculator that runs as a web application in the cloud. It extracts information from Sentinel-2 satellite imagery to calculate the national coverage, monthly surface water extent (area) and dam water volume information of man-made water bodies in South Africa. This...

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South African national water quantity data now available for all government departments in spatial and non-spatial formats

21 Sep - 14:34 SAST
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has signed a multi-user government licencing agreement to distribute GeoTerraImage’s Mzansi Amanzi national monthly water data products to all South African government departments and their consultants.
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