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Centre for Geoinformation Science

Welcome to the Centre for Geoinformation Science

The Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) is an internal platform from where the excellence of UP individuals and teams involved in geographic information science (GISc) research, education and training, professional development and community engagement is supported and strengthened.

CGIS aims to facilitate UP GISc research collaborations, education and training and professional alliances within South Africa and abroad and to be a partner to the South African geoinformation industry in support of GISc research, education and training, professional development, community engagement.

2012 CGIS Annual Report 
 

News

Invitation - Guinness world records attempt (dailling codes) - 22/04/2014
From Centre for Geoinformation Science

Centre for Geoinformation Science invites you to the record attempt of Mr Kumar (from the Nepal Embassy). He will be naming the countries and their dailling codes for this record. This will take place on 24 April 2014 in Geography 1-2 at 12:00.

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Advancements in 3D map geovisualizations - 14/04/2014
From Centre for Geoinformation Science

Sebastian Pasewaldt from the Hasso-Plattner Institute from the University of Potsdam, Germany visited the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) and the CSIR early April 2014. Sebastian is currently busy with his doctoral studies in Computer graphics and his research focusses on 3D geovisualisation of maps.

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