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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.

2013 CGIS Annual Report
2012 CGIS Annual Report 


GCE MyCOE Youth TechCamp 2014 hosted at UP - 30/07/2014
From Centre for Geoinformation Science

A Global Connections and Exchange: My Community, our Earth (MyCOE) Youth TechCamp was hosted at UP from 14 22 July 2014. The program aims to provide opportunities for youth to learn more about online geotechnologies and how to apply them in service of their communities, while gaining a deeper understanding about different places and cultures of the world. It is conducted by the Association of American Geographers (AAG) with funding and support from the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Your Programs Division. In 2014, GCE MyCOE Youth TechCamps were held in South Africa, Bolivia and Panama.

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