JN Donates Millions To Aid Prevention Of Violent, Road-Traffic Injuries

Jan 08, 2014

The project, which is in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Violence Prevention Alliance and Mona GeoInformatics, will, among other things, seek to chart and analyse the burden of violence and motor vehicle-related injuries on hospital services across the island, with emphasis on the...

MGI - Year in Review (2013)

Dec 31, 2013

Take a look at some of our most memorable highlights from 2013!  We look forward to another year of pioneering and pushing the boundaries of GIS. Wish you all the best for 2014 and beyond. THINK SMART, BE SMART!

The Hydrodynamic Modelling of Reefal Bays

Dec 16, 2013

"The Hydrodynamics - Natural Water Bodies" a book published by Intech presents conclusions about different aspects of flows in natural water bodies, such as the evolution of plumes, the transport of sediments, air-water mixtures, among others.   Chapter 8, "The Hydrodynamic Modelling of Reefal...

Early Childhood Commission (ECC) - Rationalization of Early Childhood Institutions

Dec 03, 2013

The ECC identified a total of 674 new ECIs to be mapped for this project, of which 662 were mapped islandwide. Each ECI was physically located in the field and marked using a GPS handheld units.  MGI attached the following non-spatial data fields to each ECI, based on data provided by the ECC...

Sunshine City ranks most vulnerable to disaster hazards

Aug 02, 2013

Of the 828 communities across the country, the sprawling suburb of Portmore in St Catherine has been ranked the most at risk to the effects of extreme disasters, with a vulnerability score of 1922. Portmore is followed by Lucea, Hanover, which has a score of 288; downtown Kingston, on 284; the...

Mona GeoInformatics GIS Training Schedule

May 28, 2013

Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) is offering Introductory Geographic Information Systems (GIS) training at the Mona Informatix Ltd. facility, UWI. The course is geared towards making students more proficient in applying GIS to any field, including the environment, industry and business....

The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season

May 07, 2013

The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season begins, June 1, and lasts until November 30, with the peak of the season from mid-August to late October. Hurricane names for 2013: AndreaBarryChantalDorianErinFernandGabrielleHumbertoIngridJerryKarenLorenzoMelissaNestorOlgaPabloRebekahSebastienTanyaVanWendy


May 07, 2013

  IT'S BACK!! "ASK DR. PARRIS LYEW-AYEE" !!  MGI welcomes you all to ask any questions you may have in relation to: Geo-business, Technology, Crime, Road Safety, GIS or general tips on becoming successful.   Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee will respond to all your questions.

Natural Hazards Atlas of Jamaica

May 07, 2013

  The 2013 HURRICANE season is upon us! Take the necessary precautions and take a look at MGI's Atlas which highlights Jamaica's Vulnerability to Natural Hazards!

Hands On The Wheel!

Mar 12, 2013

  Keeping both hands on the steering wheel at all times is one of the basic principles of driving. However, activities such as eating, using a cellphone and even texting have emerged as major distractions for some motorists. These distractions can disrupt the driver's concentration and result in...