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  • Sibolla, B; van Zyl, T; McFerren, G; Hohls, D (AARSE2014, 2014-10)
    Users of Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) increasingly require provision to data holdings beyond the traditional static raster, map or vector based data sets within their organisations. The modern GIS practitioner and ...
  • Naudé, A; McFerren, G (2006-02)
    The paper deals with the results of CSIR work to develop a platform for Collaborative Spatial Analysis and Modelling (referred to as CoSAMP). The platform is aimed at addressing a range of “collaboration divides and barriers” ...
  • Van Zyl, TL; McFerren, G; Vahed, A (2011-09)
    Geospatially Enabled Scientific Workflows offer a promising paradigm to facilitate researchers, in the earth observation domain, with many aspects of the scientific process. One such aspect is that of access to distributed ...
  • Le Rouw, Wouter J; Du Preez, M; De Klerk, L; Hohls, D; McFerren, G; Vahed, A; Van der Merwe, Martina R; Van Zyl, T (Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, 2013)
    EO2HEAVEN has the primary objective to contribute to a better understanding of the complex relationships between environmental changes and their impact on human health. To achieve this, the project followed a multidisciplinary ...
  • Butgereit, L; Moonsamy, S; Thomson, T; Van Zyl, T; McFerren, G (2014-11)
    Humanity has had a long historical relationship with fire. According to anthropologists, the first humanoid species learned to use and control fire approximately two million years ago. Using fire and controlling fire, ...
  • McFerren, G; Van Zyl, T; Vahed, A (Springer, 2011-07)
    In multiple research fields such as astronomy, bio-informatics, chem-informatics, geophysics and eco-informatics, scientists are increasingly turning to e-science and specifically scientific workflows as a way of improving, ...
  • Vahed, A; Engelbrecht, F; Simonis, I; Naidoo, M; Sibolla, B; Van Zyl, T; McFerren, G (IIMC (International Information Management Corporation), 2012-05)
    Climate change poses a major threat to environmental sustainability. Africa in particular, is vulnerable with projected worsening food security, increased threats to public health, increased stress on surface water resources ...
  • McFerren, G; Frost, P (2009-05)
    This paper concerns the development of the South African Advanced Fire Information System (AFIS). Researchers describe a use case of wildfires causing electricity transmission lines to be adversely affected. This use case ...
  • McFerren, G; Swanepoel, D (EE Publishers, 2012)
    This paper describes the concept of a Wide Area Alerting System (WAAS), a flexible ICT platform for building alerting and notification applications. It is tailored to the generation and dissemination of complex alerts or ...