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To manage databases using relevant software and keeping abreast with technology.
Liaise with other researchers to formulate projects which aim to explore and implement new technologies, and improve the quality of the service.
To train SASRI staff in relevant technologies to assist in their field of work.
To supervise GIS staff and interns in the office and also in the field
Arc GIS server and Portal (WebGIS)
GeoDatabase Administration and GIS modelling
Hyperspectral remote sensing
Land Use Planning.
Providing remotely sensed information for proactive decision-making.
Incorporation of static data into GIS to create models that assist in problem solving and decision making.
Efficiency in monitoring operations in research farms and in Extension areas
Accessibility of spatial data to all stakeholders
Mthembu IB, Collings KA and Maher GW. 2014. Review of the SASRI geographic information system service. Proc S Afr Sug Technol Ass 87: 126
(HDE) Higher Diploma in Education (Natal)
BSoc Sci (Hons) Geographical Science (Natal)
MSc Environment and Development (UKZN)
Certificate: Advanced Remote Sensing, Image Processing and GIS in Natural Resource Management (ITC Enschede)
Certificate: Management Development Programme (DUT BSU)