Voices from Digital Earth Africa's Live Sessions

Behind the scenes at Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa), User Engagement Manager Dr. Kenneth Mubea is working closely with a range of DE Africa users across the continent, hosting…
12 Jul 2021

Sentinel-1 Analysis Ready Data Available for the Continent of Africa

Congo River meets the Atlantic Ocean, captured by Sentinel-1 (showing false color composite generated from VV, VH, VH/VV backscatter) on the DE Africa Map, June 2021 Digital…
24 Jun 2021

Monitoring Fire Activity in the Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town

Fires continue to have a devastating impact on Africa’s landscape with the continent accounting for roughly 70% of the total area burned by fire around the world.  The 2021 Table…
22 Jun 2021

37 years’ of Earth observation data available for the African continent

37 years’ of Earth observation data available for the African continent Free access to 37 years’ of Analysis Ready satellite imagery stored in the Digital Earth Africa Data…
18 Jun 2021

Using Digital Earth Africa to address unsustainable agriculture

Background The overuse and misuse of pesticides is a serious problem in Kenyan farms, with wide-reaching consequences for human health and the environment. Circumstantial…
08 Jun 2021

Australia and East Africa: Partners in climate change

By Luke Williams (first published in the Sunday Nation, 30 May 2021)    Climate change touches every aspect of our lives from the food we eat, to the energy we produce and our…
31 May 2021

Using Earth observation to protect and conserve wetlands in Kenya

One of the world’s most delicate ecosystems, wetlands are a crucial part of our natural environment. They may look chaotic, but the tidal pools, marshes and tangles of mangroves,…
26 May 2021

EO for conservation: rehoming giraffes on Lake Baringo, Kenya

  Threatened wildlife, shrinking habitats, strong partnerships, technological excellence and local expertise - this story has it all. Most importantly, it demonstrates the…
13 May 2021

Monitoring Chlorophyll in Lake Elmenteita, Kenya

Around 120km North of Nairobi, nestled on the floor of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley lies Lake Elmenteita. Named from the Maasai word ‘ol muteita’ meaning place of dust, the alkaline…
05 May 2021

Get to know our Technical Advisory Committee co-chairs

The Digital Earth Africa Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is a vital part of program governance, bringing together experts from a range of sectors and locations across Africa.…
27 Apr 2021