Accueil Staff Students Jaco Kemp
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Jacobus Nicholas KEMP

Doctorant/ Ph.D. Student

GIS and spatial data analysis

Laboratoire Géosciences Réunion - IPGP
Université de la Réunion
15, Avenue René Cassin, BP 7151
97715 Saint Denis messagerie cedex 9
La Réunion
phone: (33) 02 62 93 82
fax: (33) 02 62 93 82 66
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Research Direction

Ph.D. student in Geology since 2007, La Réunion University


2005        M.Sc (GIS for Analysis and Decision-making), University of Stellenbosch
2003        B.Sc (Hons)(Geology), University of Stellenbosch
2002        B.Sc (Geology: Geoinformatics), University of Stellenbosch
1998    Matric Certificate, D.F. Malherbe High School, Port Elizabeth (A aggregate)


2007    Lecturer (part-time) in Advanced GIS (3rd year and post-graduate level) at the University of Stellenbosch
2005        Lecturer (part-time) in Visualisation of Spatial Information (Introductory GIS) at the University of Stellenbosch
2004    Lab Manager & System Administrator (Part-time), Department of Geography, University of Stellenbosch
2003        Student assistant, Department of Geology, University of Stellenbosch
2003     Student assistant, Department of Geography, University of Stellenbosch
2002 - 2003      Part-time mapping and analysis for Navachab Gold Mine, Karibib, Namibia (on-site for 3 weeks)

International conferences and workshops

Kemp, J., N. Villeneuve, L. Chevallier, Z. Servadio and F. Jacquard (2009). A study of riverbed dynamics using remote sensing: a 3D case study of Rivière des Galets, La Réunion Island. 2009 IEE, International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Cape Town.

2005, “Die evaluering van beeldklassifikasie- tegnieke op ASTER data vir die onderskeiding van rotstipes in die Barberton Groensteengordel, Mpmumalanga, Suid Afrika”  Presentation at Student Symposium of the South African Academy for Science and Art, University of South Africa, 28 October 2005

2005, “Evaluating image classification techniques on ASTER data for the discrimination of lithologies in the Barberton Greenstone Belt, Mpumalanga, South Africa”, Presentation at Geography Society of South Africa Student Conference, 5-7 September 2005



•    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Member of the Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society
•    The GeoInformation Society of South Africa (GISSA). Member of the Remote Sensing Special Interest Group