GIS Applicaations


The Young Surveyors Network (YSN) South East Zone In collaboration with Geospatial Nigeria Forum Presents A 3 day conference and practical workshop on Concepts of GIS and Remote Sensing in Professional Development and Entrepreneurship   Date: August 1st -3rd, 2017 Time: 9 am prompt Venue: Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) Secretariat Building; Secretariat layout behind SUBEB, off Port Harcourt Road, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria   Workshop fee: N5,000   Payment Details: Account Number: 1014379296 Account Name: Young Surveyors Network (YSN) Bank Name: Zenith Bank.   After payment, Click Here to register with your teller number or transaction reference number   […]

Event: The Young Surveyors Network (YSN) South East Zone & ...


The Nigerian Army Institute Of Technology And Environmental Studies (NAITES)  Presents Drone training programs in: Course & Fee Drone Piloting and mapping applications: N120,000 Drone piloting and security applications: N100,000 Drone piloting and cinematography: N75,000   Venue: NAITES Markurdi, Benue State Date: 3rd – 7th July, 2017 Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm   Extra: Lunch and Light Refreshment Included     Interested in this Training Course? Apply Here   For further information, download the flyer or contact: Elison Christopher Kunini on 08187879155   Don’t miss it!!!  

Event: The Nigerian Army Institute Of Technology And Environmental Studies ...


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The Nigerian Cartographic Association (NCA) 38 Annual National Conference, AGM and Workshop (Edo 2017)   Theme: Geoinformation, A Panacea For Socio-Economic Diversification And Environmental Management.   Conference Date: 6th – 10th November, 2017 Venue: Ambrose Ali Campus, Ekpoma , Edo State, Nigeria   Important Dates: Call for Abstract: 1st June – 31st July, 2017 Abstract acceptance notification: August 1st Full paper submission: August 1st – August 15th Reviewers decision notification: September 15th Submission of revised paper deadline: September 30th   Conference Fees: Early bird Registration (Recommended): N20,000($60) Registration at Venue: N20,000 ($60) None/Intending Members: N25,000 ($75) Students (with valid id […]

Event: Nigerian Cartographic Association (NCA) 38 Annual National Conference, AGM ...



International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Kano, Nigeria In collaboration with Center for Dryland Agriculture, Bayero University, Kano Presents An International Workshop on Application of Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System (GIS) In Agriculture.   Date: 10th – 15th july, 2017 Time: 9am – 5pm daily Venue: Center for Dryland Agriculture, Bayero University, Kano.   For more information, contact the hosts. The workshop promises to be knowledge filled. Don’t miss it!!!  

Event: International Workshop on Application of Remote Sensing & Geographic ...


The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), on Thursday, 8th June donated some weather forecast equipment to the University of Abuja to upgrade its weather station in Gwagwalada. Prof. Sani Abarshi, Director-General, NiMet, disclosed this while inspecting and donating meteorological facilities to Department of Geography of the institution in Gwagwalada. He said that NiMet would upgrade the institution into national observatory station just like others across the nation. Inspecting meteorology station, GIS lab, Earth thermometer and rain gauge at the department, Abarshi said the need to increase the existing weather stations informed the decision to establish one in Gwagwalada. “At every reasonable […]

NiMET donates weather forecast equipment to UniAbuja


Geomarketing is a concept that is gaining importance within the business environment. Even though  its essence is nothing new, due to the advances in GIS technology and the ones in displaying massive amounts of data -BIG Data or Data Science-, it has become a revolutionary tool for making strategic decisions. Let´s get started. Making strategic decisions requires to manage large amounts of information and in many cases, the volume is that big that it becomes difficult to handle. As a result, the decision-making process loses quality. Geomarketing refers to the analysis of that information according to the geographic situation of […]

Geomarketing, your best ally to make strategical decisions



Partners Italy On Human Trafficking To enhance economic activities in the State, Edo State Governor has said the state was gearing to launch its Geographical Information System (GIS), which would facilitate prompt insurance of Certificate of Occupancy and transfer of land titles for business purposes. Speaking at the Edo State Government House, Benin City, when he received the management of Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) and the British Deputy High Commissioner for Lagos, Ms Laure Baufils, Obaseki said: “When people seek to do business in a particular place, they are looking at land issues, ease of transferring titles, and obtaining C of […]

To boost economy, Edo to launch GIS


Determining where and when wildfires could strike could help save lives and keep precious forestland from burning down. Satellites can help track wildfires and their progression, but they can’t always help determine where a wildfire will spread to or how fast it will go. GISLounge reports that a new technology called the Firelight Detection Algorithm, or FILDA which can help detect wildfires at night even when the skies are cloudy has been developed. FILDA can detect wildfires even when they are very small, which can help firefighters better coordinate their efforts. Traditional fire detecting methods use Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer […]

A New Algorithm to Find Wildfires When It’s Cloudy


Today, we continue from the last post on 1000 applications of GIS in various industries Industries 11 – 20:   11. Consumer Science and Behavior GIS Applications 166. Data Analytics – Analyzing location-based information to reveal relationship between individuals, families, and communities, and the environment in which they live. 167. Huff Model – Calculating sales potential based on the Huff Model – an interaction model measuring the probabilities of consumers at each origin location patronizing a new store instead of other stores. 168. Consumer Profiling – Optimizing consumer profiling with location-based information on age, ethnicity, education, housing and more. 169. […]

1000 Applications of GIS – Check how GIS is being ...



Listed below are some GIS applications. You will be amazed at how many you haven’t heard of yet: From over 56 industries, this guide of 1000 GIS applications will open your mind to our amazing planet and its inter-connectivity. We are starting with the first 10 industries   1. Agriculture GIS Applications 1. Precision Farming – Harvesting more bushels per acre while spending less on fertilizer using precision farming and software. (SST Software) 2. Disease Control – Combating the spread of pests through by identifying critical intervention areas and efficient targeting control interventions. 3. Swiss Alps Farming – Cultivating south-facing […]

1000 Applications of GIS – Check how GIS is being ...