South African Protected Areas Database (SAPAD)

The South African Protected Areas Database is a GIS inventory of all protected and conservation areas in South Africa. Download the latest Protected and Conservations Areas (PACA) data, generate reports and statistics from the Protected Areas Register, comment and upload data on protected areas  Read More...

 

Coastal Features Viewer

Find information regarding the Coastal Public Property (CPP) and Coastal Protection Zone (CPZ) to support decision making processes focussing on access to the coast, protecting sensitive coastal ecosystems and protecting people, property and economic activities that may be affected by dynamic coastal processes.  Read More...

Renewable Energy Application Map

The renewable energy applications map forms part of the DEA Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the efficient and effective rollout of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) energy.  Read More...

GIS Data Downloads

Archived Data Download

 

South African Protected Areas, Marine Protected Areas and Conservation Areas Data

Name of Data Set Description Download Version Release Date File Format Size
SAPAD SA PROTECTED Areas Data Quarter 4, 2020 2020-04-15 zip 6,5MB
SACAD SA CONSERVATION Areas Data Quarter 4, 2020 2020-04-15 zip 2,01MB
SAMPAZ SA MARINE PROTECTED Area Zonations Quarter 4, 2020 2020-04-15 zip 3,18MB

Protected & Conservation

Areas (PACA)

Data Release Schedule 2020-2021   pdf 209KB

 

South African Renewable Energy EIA Application Database (REEA)

Name of Data Set Description Download Version Release Date File Format Size
REEA                    Renewable Energy EIA Applications Database Quarter 1, 2021 2021-05-31 zip 5,0MB
REEA                     Data Release Schedule 2021-2023   pdf 469KB

 

Geographic Areas Data

Name of Data Set Description Release Date File Format Size

Final EGI Expansion Corridors

Final EGI Expansion Corridors

21 July 2020

zip

187KB

Strategic Gas Pipeline Network

Strategic Gas Pipeline Network

21 July 2020

zip

399KB

Phase 2 REDZs

Phase 2 REDZs

21 July 2020

zip

75KB

Phase 1 REDZs

Phase 1 REDZs

21 July 2020

zip

409KB

REDZs Unpublished Draft

Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZs)

2016-06-11

zip

770KB

REDZs Power Corridors

REDZs Strategic Transmission Corridors

2017-04-20

zip

712KB

EMF Zone 1

Gauteng Province Env. Management Framework

2017-04-13

zip

6,27MB

EMF Zone 5

Gauteng Province Env. Management Framework

2017-04-13

zip

342KB

 

South African National Land Cover (SANLC) 2018 Change Assessment Datasets 

NAME OF DATA SET RELEASE DATE FILE FORMAT SIZE
SANLC 1990 and 2018 Change Assessment DATASET 13 December 2019 Zip 460MB
SANLC 2013/14 and 2018 Change Assessment DATASET 13 December 2019 Zip 436MB
SANLC 2018 Change Assessment REPORT 13 December 2019 Zip 6.6MB

 

South African National Land Cover (SANLC) 2018

NAME OF DATA SET RELEASE DATE FILE FORMAT SIZE
South African National Landcover 2018 (SANLC) REPORT 4 October 2019 Pdf 894KB
SANLC 2018 Accuracy Assessment POINTS 4 October 2019 Zip 205KB
SANLC 2018 GEOTIFF 4 October 2019 Zip 1,04GB
SANLC 2018 IMG (Erdas) 4 October 2019 Zip 1,29GB
SANLC 2018 GEO Hillshade (Large file size! Can be collected on own media from DEFF) 4 October 2019 Zip 8.5GB
SANLC 2018 Presentation by Mark Thompson (GEOTerra Image SA) 1 October 2019 PPT 30KB

 

Land Cover 1990, 35 Classes  

Name of Data Set Description Release Date File Format Size

LC 1990, 35 Classes

Metadata Reports Stats Dates, 35 Classes, 1990

7 June 2016 zip 4,44MB

LC 1990, 35 Classes

Original UTM 35 North, 35 Classes, 1990

7 June 2016 zip 255MB

LC 1990, 35 Classes

Reprojected GEO, 35 Classes, 1990 7 June 2016 zip 236MB

LC 1990, 35 Classes

Reprojected UTM 35 South, 35 Classes, 1990  7 June 2016 zip 255MB

 

Land Cover 1990, 72 Classes  

Name of Data set Description Release Date File Format Size
LC 1990, 72 Classes Reprojected GEO 84, 72 Classes, 1990 7 June 2016 zip 258MB
LC 1990, 72 Classes

Original UTM 35 South, 72 Classes, 1990

7 June 2016 zip 278MB
LC 1990, 72 Classes Reprojected UTM 35 South, 72 Classes, 1990 7 June 2016 zip 278MB
LC 1990, 72 Classes ERDAS UTM 35 Hillshade 1990 7 June 2016 zip 4,27GB
LC 1990, 72 Classes GTI SA Landcover Report 1990 7 June 2016 pdf 4,60MB

 

Land Cover 2013-14, 35 Classes  

Name of Data Set Description Release Date File Format Size
Land Cover 2013-14, 35 Classes     Metadata Reports Stats Dates 2013-14 7 June 2016 zip 5,65MB
Land Cover 2013-14, 35 Classes    

Original UTM 35 North 2013-14

7 June 2016 zip 227MB
Land Cover 2013-14, 35 Classes    Reprojected GEO 2013-14 7 June 2016 zip 213MB
Land Cover 2013-14, 35 Classes    Reprojected UTM 35 south 2013-14 7 June 2016 zip 229MB

 

Land Cover Thematic Data 2013-14, 72 Classes

Name of Data Set Description Release date File Format Size
Land Cover Thematic Data 2013-14, 72 Classes  Metadata Reports 7 June 2016 zip 173KB
Land Cover Thematic Data 2013-14, 72 Classes 

Original UTM 35 North

7 June 2016 zip 307MB
Land Cover Thematic Data 2013-14, 72 Classes  Reprojected GEO 7 June 2016 zip 285MB
Land Cover Thematic Data 2013-14, 72 Classes  Reprojected UTM 35 South 7 June 2016 zip 306MB
Land Cover Thematic Data 2013-14, 72 Classes  Land Cover 3D-Hillshade 2013-14 7 June 2016 zip 4,27GB