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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...

Japanese Coastal and Aeronautical Engineer assigned to Mona GeoInformatics Institute visits with Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology, UWI.

Oct 30, 2014

The Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) welcomed Dr Kioshi Mishiro to the University of the West Indies (UWI) on October 29, 2014, during a courtesy call with the faculty’s Dean, Professor Paul Reese. Also in attendance were Dr Ava Maxam (Deputy Director, Mona Geoinformatics Institute - MGI),...

Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Jamaica

Oct 23, 2014

Mona GeoInformatics Institute's (MGI) Director Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr and the National Environmental and Planning Agency (NEPA) speak to TVJ's reporter Dashan Hendricks about Climate Change in Jamaica and sea level rise in Alligator Pond in Manchester, Jamaica. Click on the link below to watch...

MGI's Second Five10 GPS Treasure Hunt

Oct 21, 2014

The Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in 2014, and its flagship product, JAMNAV, also celebrates its 5th Anniversary. As such, MGI is having a special Five10 Promotion for the entire year, and we want you to be a part of it.  As part of the Five10 Promotion...

Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee - UWI Press Author Spotlight Series

Oct 21, 2014

Join MGI's Director Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee on October 22, 2014 at 11:30 am on UWI TV by clicking http://tv.mona.uwi.edu/live Parris will be speaking about his award winning Hazard Atlas of Jamaica book.

The Mount Rosser Bypass Edition - JAMNAV Update 3D v 3.8 Now Available

Aug 11, 2014

JAMNAV 3D v 3.8 List of Updates – August 2014   The Mount Rosser Bypass opened on August 5th, 2014 has been added to this update. • The Kingston Postal Address is now included for all POIs. For example Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) – KGN 7 has been added or Norman Manley International...

MGI's Lead Programmer wins International Award in Vietnam

May 28, 2014

MonaGIS’ Lead Programmer Jean-Mark Wright has won the BEST PAPER AWARD for his MSc thesis entitled "Extracting Jamaican Geographic Locations from News Articles using the NLTK and Pattern Toolkit for Python" at the International Conference on Information Resources Management that was held in...

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