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    Nasa turns its gaze from space to the Western and Eastern Cape in new biodiversity project

    Nasa technology used to study outer space is now being turned downwards towards the Western and Eastern Cape to scan one of the most unique biodiversity hotspots on the planet — the Greater Cape Floristic Region (GCFR), described as the most difficult place on Earth to study biodiversity. Read more

  • New Biodiversity Research Project Launches in South Africa

    Cape Town, South Africa – A new biodiversity research project called BioSCape will be launched in the Western Cape, South Africa, on Tuesday, 17 October. The project will link data collected from satellites and airplanes with field observations to better understand the biodiversity of the Greater Cape Floristic Region and nature’s contributions to people.

  • NASA is Coming to the Western Cape

    The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is preparing to conduct a first-of-its-kind biodiversity field campaign in the Western Cape by sending two modified jets to Cape Town.

  • BioSCape ARSET Webinar - Biodiversity Applications for Airborne Imaging Systems

    We are thrilled to announce that registration for NASA's Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) is now live! This course is designed to help prepare the community to use BioSCape's airborne data sets. The course is called "Biodiversity Applications for Airborne Imaging Systems" and is a webinar run over four sessions between 27th March and 5th April. Please register through the link above.