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New JAMNAV Update - JAMNAV 3D Version 4.0 - June 2015

Jun 29, 2015

JAMNAV 3D v 4.0 - List of Updates   Web: www.monagis.com  /  Tel: (876) 977-3160-2 Over 200 individual brand new updates included in this release. **Over 130 brand new road names added in this update** **Stop Lights Alert – Get an ALERT as you approach Traffic Lights across Jamaica **JAMZONE...

"Building on River Banks is Extremely Dangerous"

Jun 11, 2015

Dr. Parris Lyew Ayee, Director at the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) at the University of the West Indies, Mona recently spoke to The Gleaner about the dangers of building on river banks. The full article is as follows..... Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller's instructions that persons...

Annotto Bay and Morant Point At Risk Of Devastation

May 08, 2015

Published by the Jamaica Gleaner on May 8, 2015 http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20150508/annotto-bay-mor.... Dr. Ava Maxam, Deputy Director at Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) and Dr. Kioshi Mishiro oceanographer from Japan who also works at MGI spoke to the Gleaner about sea...

Conference- Climate Friendly Parks Workshop

Apr 27, 2015

MGI’s Dr. Ava Maxam’s presentation on Vulnerable Coastlines at the Climate Friendly Parks Workshop on April 14 in Runaway Bay. This workshop was put on by the Discovery Bay Marine Lab and the US Department of the Interior. The presentation addressed the Implications of Sea Level Rise (SLR) in...

Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) brightens Sigma Run 2015

Feb 25, 2015

The annual Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run for charity was held on Sunday February 22, 2015, in Kingston. This year the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) partnered with the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) in Sigma Run 2015. The MGI and JAA collaboration was a big success and it was very useful...

Pedestrians More Likely to be Killed in Crashes!

Feb 25, 2015

Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee, director of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute, has suggested that pedestrians in Jamaica are most likely to be killed by crashes caused by them. When analysed, data provided by the police also revealed that speeding is most likely to kill pedestrians and motorcyclists. Read...

eKatalyxt Magazine - Leveraging Technology for Growth by Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee

Feb 02, 2015

“Technology can do three main things for your business: increase revenues and profits, reduce costs, and increase compliance for business operations.” In January 2015, Mona GeoInformatics Institute’s (MGI) Director, Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr wrote an article entitled Leveraging Technology for Growth...

Son of a Beach - Jamaica and the Coastal Zone

Jan 27, 2015

The Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ) 10th Annual Public Lecture was held at the Montego Bay Community College January 22, 2015, in Montego Bay, St. James. Topic: Son of a Beach - Jamaica and the Coastal Zone, presenter Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee, Director of Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI...

MGI's Director, Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr was the presenter at EFJ's 10th Public Lecture - Thursday January 22, 2015 at 5:30pm.

Jan 20, 2015

The Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ) 10th Annual Public Lecture was held at the Montego Bay Community College on January 22, 2015. Topic: Jamaica's Disappearing Beaches (Son of a Beach), presenter Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee, Director of Mona GeoInformatics Institute (The University of the West...

MGI and Space Generation Advisory Council - Jamaica (SGAC) Signs MoU.

Jan 15, 2015

On January 15, 2015, Director of Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee and Mr. Yitzhak Henry from the Jamaica chapter of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will entail MGI providing material support for the activities...

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