Student awarded ESRI Young Scholar Award

Keneilwe Hlahane has won the Esri South Africa Young Scholar Award for her project titled, “Monitoring Eutrophication in the Vaal Dam South Africa, using GIS Techniques”. As the winning young scholar, Keneilwe will be presenting her project at the ESRI International User Conference in San Diego,...

Cyanobacteria services from Sentinel-3 go live!

As of March 2016, we have begun operational processing and serving data from the Sentinel-3 Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI). The Earth Observation National Eutrophication Monitoring Programme (EONEMP) service provides information on the health risk from cyanobacteria and nutrient pollution in 100+ South African water...

Meet Keneilwe Hlahane – MSc student

Meet Keneilwe Hlahane Keneilwe is currently registered as a MSc student at the University of Cape Town. She received funding from the South African National Space Agency, as a contribution towards the EONEMP project funding by the wrc...

Meet Jeremy Kravitz – PhD Student

Meet Jeremy Kravitz Jeremy is a PhD student funded by the Water Research Commission and registered at the University of Cape Town...

Validation @ Roodeplaat Dam

Field validation This past week, we had a successful field campaign at Roodeplaat Dam near Pretoria. The aim was to collect key data for validation of the Sentinel-3 Ocean and Land Colour Instrument, to feed back to the Sentinel-3 Validation Team during the instrument commissioning phase. Roodplaat represents the...

Sentinel-3 validation

This week CyanoLakes is working with CSIR to validate Sentinel-3 Ocean and Land Colour Instrument. We will be making measurements at Roodeplaat Dam, near Pretoria, simultaneous to the Sentinel-3 and Sentinel-2 overpasses. We are collecting measurements of the surface reflectance of the small turbid water body,...

WISA 2016

CyanoLakes attended the WISA conference in Durban from 15 to 19 May. Mark had the opportunity to present his research on the state of South African dams and on commercial applications for the water sector. He also participated in the WRC organised workshop on the State...

Hack4Water Challange

CyanoLakes has entered the #Hack4Water Challenge by the Department of Water and Sanitation. The competition is for innovation in the water sector. You can view our video entry here: [embed]https://youtu.be/4HbmINipo1A[/embed]  ...

EONEMP site launches!

The EONEMP projet website hasbeen launched! Read about it in this article. Announcement  ...