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12nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Earth Observation and Spatial Science
at t...
22nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
The Department of Land Management (DoLM)
(...
32nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
1. Town and Regional Planning, Bachelor
3....
42nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Bachelor of Geoinformation
Technology (Hon...
52nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Master Programmes
• ILMI – Master of Integ...
62nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
DAST Research Cluster
72nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
DAST Research Cluster
Rotary-Wing Unmanned...
82nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
DAST Research Cluster
Species Distribution...
92nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
DAST Research Cluster
SASSCAL: Forest Moni...
102nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
DAST Research Cluster
Mobile Sensor Appli...
112nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Restructuring
ILMI EOSA
-RTC
122nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
EOSA-RTC Vision:
Centre of excellence whe...
132nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Goals:
• Develop human and institutional ...
142nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Goals:
• Contribute to better management ...
152nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Activities:
• Public Lectures | Workshops...
162nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
First Symposium on Earth Observation and ...
172nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Interdisciplinary Seminar Series March 20...
182nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
AMESD | MESA Project
African Monitoring o...
192nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
202nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Calibration & Validation
212nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
AMESD NATIONAL TRAINING | November 2011 |...
222nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
CPUT Cooperation
CubeSats for Africa
new ...
232nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
CPUT Cooperation
Delivery of two Master C...
242nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
CPUT Cooperation
Cape Town: True Color; N...
252nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
CPUT Cooperation
3D presentation of Brand...
262nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Source: Dr David Roy
CPUT Cooperation
Fir...
272nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
CPUT Cooperation
Time Series Analysis | C...
282nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
Polytechnics Spatial Data Infrastructure ...
292nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
PSDI | Architectural Design
302nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
THANK YOU
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Earth Observation and Spatial Science at the Department of Land management / Polytechnic of Namibia by Dr Daniel Wyss

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Earth Observation and Spatial Science at the Department of Land management / Polytechnic of Namibia by Dr Daniel Wyss

  1. 1. 12nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Earth Observation and Spatial Science at the Department of Land management / Polytechnic of Namibia
  2. 2. 22nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na The Department of Land Management (DoLM) (School of Natural Resources and Tourism) • Founded to provide land management experts to the Ministry of Lands and Resettlement; • Fast Growing > 40 (full-time) faculty staff, > 400 students, eight programmes; • International staff. Team Retreat | October 2011
  3. 3. 32nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na 1. Town and Regional Planning, Bachelor 3. Regional and Rural Development, Bachelor / Honours 2015 4. Land Administration, Bachelor 5. Property Studies, Bachelor / Honours 6. Geomatics, Bachelor of Science (Professional) 8. Integrated Land management, Master 7. Geoinformation Technology (GIT), Bachelor / Honours 2014 2. Land Use Planning, National Diploma Geoinformationforms cross-cuttingtechnology Core Foci: Applied Research, Training, Consulting services Qualifications:
  4. 4. 42nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Bachelor of Geoinformation Technology (Honours) Implementation 2011
  5. 5. 52nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Master Programmes • ILMI – Master of Integrated Land Management - since 2009: • International Master in Remote Sensing and GIS (UB, CPUT, UNZA, TRIER, DLR) – Implementation 2014/2015 • Master of Spatial Science (Research) – Implementation 2014 PHD Programme 2018
  6. 6. 62nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na DAST Research Cluster
  7. 7. 72nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na DAST Research Cluster Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): Mapping of informal settlements
  8. 8. 82nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na DAST Research Cluster Species Distribution Modelling (SDM) SDM map: Pterocarpus angolensis | Source: Vera De Cauwer
  9. 9. 92nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na DAST Research Cluster SASSCAL: Forest Monitoring System for Namibia Landsat TM Path:174 Row: 072 Band 5. Overlay: MODIS Burnt Area Information 2010
  10. 10. 102nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na DAST Research Cluster Mobile Sensor Applications (Vehicle Tracker) GPS + Accelerometers (X,Y, Z) – Position / Speed / Corrugation
  11. 11. 112nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Restructuring ILMI EOSA -RTC
  12. 12. 122nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na EOSA-RTC Vision: Centre of excellence where people work together in research, capacity development and applications of earth observation in Namibia/SADC to provide maximum benefits for society, environment and economic growth.
  13. 13. 132nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Goals: • Develop human and institutional capacity; • Utilize available and adapt new RS technologies, instruments, systems and applications; • Raise awareness and intensify public relations; • Promote Applied Research.
  14. 14. 142nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Goals: • Contribute to better management and protection of ecosystems; • Contribute to assessment, prediction, mitigation and adaptation to climate change and variability; • Promote Open Access to EO data and information; • Strengthening of international and multidisciplinary cooperation.
  15. 15. 152nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Activities: • Public Lectures | Workshops | Symposia; • Interdisciplinary Seminar Series; • Support towards Development and Implementation of Postgraduate Research and Training programmes; • Development of Polytechnics Spatial Data Infrastructure (PSDI).
  16. 16. 162nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na First Symposium on Earth Observation and Satellite Applications at PoN | June 2011 | Annual continuation
  17. 17. 172nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Interdisciplinary Seminar Series March 2010 | Introduction to Open Source Desktop Mapping
  18. 18. 182nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na AMESD | MESA Project African Monitoring of the Environment for Sustainable Development Monitoring of Environment and Security in Africa Installation of Satellite receiving station, November 2010 EUMETCAST: MODIS TERRA/AQUA; NOAA; MSG; ENVISAT; SPOT VEGETATION….
  19. 19. 192nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na
  20. 20. 202nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Calibration & Validation
  21. 21. 212nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na AMESD NATIONAL TRAINING | November 2011 | June 2012 | November 2013
  22. 22. 222nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na CPUT Cooperation CubeSats for Africa new generation small satellites for new generation space engineers - a 21st century satellite (r)evolution
  23. 23. 232nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na CPUT Cooperation Delivery of two Master Courses: Advanced Image Processing & Environmental Remote Sensing
  24. 24. 242nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na CPUT Cooperation Cape Town: True Color; Natural Color; NDVI Image Processing
  25. 25. 252nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na CPUT Cooperation 3D presentation of Brandberg | Fish River Canyon | Namibia ASTER DEM 30 m 3D Display and Analysis
  26. 26. 262nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Source: Dr David Roy CPUT Cooperation Fire Monitoring: ACTIVE FIRES 2001 animation MODIS NDVI / Active Fires
  27. 27. 272nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na CPUT Cooperation Time Series Analysis | Change Detection Multi-temporal time series | Cape Town SA Source: USGS GLOVIS (Quicklooks)
  28. 28. 282nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na Polytechnics Spatial Data Infrastructure (PSDI)
  29. 29. 292nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na PSDI | Architectural Design
  30. 30. 302nd EOSA-RTC Symposium 24 July 2013 Dr. Daniel Wyss | dwyss@polytechnic.edu.na THANK YOU

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