The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) was established in 2010. Following a period of rapid growth and transition the agency has made significant advancements towards addressing its mandate of deriving greater value from space science and technology for the benefit of South African society.


The purpose of the International Center for Remote Sensing of Environment is to foster the application of remote sensing technology to issues of the environment. A primary focus of the Center is the International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, which takes place on a biannual basis at locations around the world.


Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is the art, science, and technology of obtaining reliable information from noncontact imaging and other sensor systems about the Earth and its environment, and other physical objects and processes through recording, measuring, analyzing and representation.

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion, nationality, or political philosophy.


ISRSE-37 wishes to acknowledge the support for the Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of South Africa and the City of Tshwane.