Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) signs MoU with Earth Observation Australia Inc. (EOA)

November 18, 2020

The Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Earth Observation Australia Inc. (EOA).

‘Earth Observation Australia Inc. (EOA) is a valued friend of SSSI and this MoU strengthens our capacity to work co-operatively together,’ said Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse FSSSI FRGS, President, SSSI.

‘SSSI respects EOA’s ability to bring together research, government, education, private industry and non-Government organisations to grow and nurture Earth observation activities and services. We are proud to be working with this innovative group,’ said Dr Mohamed-Ghouse.

The signed MoU will focus on sharing knowledge, responding to current and future industry challenges and trends, promoting and supporting the spatial profession at all levels of educational institution and finally, supporting the use of geospatial information to achieve the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other global and national objectives.

‘This MoU formalises and strengthens our existing relationship and gives both organisations greater capacity to support our members and the wider geospatial and Earth observation communities,’ said Professor Stuart Phinn, President, EOA.

Both SSSI and EOA look forward to working collaboratively on projects of value to members and the wider geospatial community.

Media Contact:

Tony Wheeler
Chief Executive Officer
Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute



The Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute is Australia's peak body representing the interests of surveying and spatial science professionals, combining the disciplines of land surveying, engineering & mining surveying, cartography, hydrography, remote sensing and spatial information science.

Earth Observation Australia Inc. is a collaboration and coordination hub for all people who collect and use Earth observation (EO) data in Australia. EOA is an independent Not-for-Profit organisation that works to connect and coordinate the EO sector across government, research, education, industry and non-government organisations.

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