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WRC, DWS launch new satellite earth observation project

15 March 2019

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The Water Research Commission (WRC), the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) and the Department of Science and Technology on Friday released a report showing the potential of a new project to monitor cyanobacteria blooms and eutrophication in South Africa's fresh waterbodies.

The 'Integrating earth observation into the National Eutrophication Monitoring Programme (EONEMP) used remote sensing to allow the monitoring of the large and medium-sized waterbodies at unparalleled spatial scale, frequency and consistency.

Source: Engineering News

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