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2021 February GS & RS User Forum

Tuesday 9th February 2021 Conference Room, Level 1,
Ministry of Lands & Mineral Resources Headquarters,
iTaukei Trust Fund Complex,
Nasova Road, Suva, Fiji.
Lands Department | UNITAR
10:00 AM - 12:40 PM

The Fiji GIS/RS first user forum for the year 2021 was co-hosted by Lands Department and UNITAR-Common Sensing Project on the 9th of February 2021 at the Ministry of Lands Conference room. This was also the first time for the forum to host a zoom meeting. There was 46 attendees from different government departments, NGO , private organization and 13 zoom participants.

The meeting was chaired by Principal Geospatial Officer Mr. Shaneel Prakash and the Director Geospatial Information Management Ms. Meizyanne Hicks official welcomed and opened the forum.

The next user forum is scheduled for the 2nd of March 2021 and will be hosted by the Mineral Resource Department. The secretariat encourages and welcomes presentations on GIS/RS projects and updates for the next forum meet.

Presentation 1:
Topographic Vector Updates Using High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Fiji
Ms Sarah Hodgson
New Zealand Defense Force
Presentation PDF: Topographic Vector Updates(.pdf)

Presentation 2:
Building Fijis Geospatial Community Through Open Street Mapping (OSM)
Mr. Nemia Koto & Ms Carrol M.H Chan
Presentation PDF: Fijis Geospatial Community-OSM(.pdf)

Presentation 3:
Use of GIS for Hydrographic Monitoring
Mr. Abel Lagivola
Fiji Hydrographic Office
Presentation PDF: GIS Hydrographic Monitoring(.pdf)

Presentation 4:
1D-2D Flood Modelling for Labasa using open-source data and softwares and proprietary data - Hydrology and Disaster Management
Mr. Melvyn Levrel
3S Prospect

Presentation 5:
CommonSensing Project Update & Tech Demonstration
Mrs. Leba Vuataki
Presentation PDF 1: Common Sensing Project Update(.pdf)
Presentation PDF 2: Decision Support System Demo(.pdf)