November 2005

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Africa GIS2005: World Wind Africa: African GIS accessible to all

Maurizio 21 Nov 2005 | : Events, Maps, NASA WorldWind, Virtual Globes

This is the title of our contribution to AfricaGIS 2005. The paper was co-authored by Patrick Hogan, the NASA LT World Wind project manager and attracted positive response by the African community. A number of African countries have expressed an interest in a customized World Wind country version.

You can view the paper by clicking here!

More information on the World Wind Africa initiative can be found at


AfricaGIS 2005: Beyond Talk: Geo-information working for Africa

Maurizio 21 Nov 2005 | : Events, Maps, NASA WorldWind, Virtual Globes

Over over 600 delegates and exhibitors from various parts of the World converged on the CSIR International Convention Center in Pretoria (Tshwane - South Africa) to attend the biennial continental GIS conference. One week (31 October to 4 November 2005) during which government, industry and international institutions met to assess the situation, look at new ideas and identify a way forward.

Madmappers was there to listen and learn how “things” are working out and what the future will bring us. And to present to an international audience the World Wind Africa initiative in association with NASA LT.

You can find more on our AfricaGIS2005 page