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 Download Version Release Date File Format Size
  • SAPAD: SA Protected Areas Data
SAPAD Quarter 1, 2021 2021-06-30 zip 6,5MB
  • SACAD: SA Conservation Areas Data
SACAD Quarter 1, 2021 2021-06-30 zip 2,00MB
  • SAMPAZ: SA Marine Protected Area Zonations Data
SAMPAZ Quarter 1, 2021 2021-06-30 zip 3,17MB
  • PACA: Data Release Schedule
Data Release Schedule 2020-2021
2020-2021 pdf 209KB

 


South African Renewable Energy EIA Application Database (REEA)

Name of Data Set
Download Version
Release Date
File Format
Size
  • REEA: Renewable Energy EIA Applications Database

REEA Quarter 2, 2021

2021-08-31

zip

5,16MB

  • REEA: Data Release Schedule

Data Release Schedule 2021-2023

2021-2023

pdf

444KB


 


South African National Land Cover (SANLC) 2020

NAME OF DATA SET RELEASE DATE FILE FORMAT SIZE
29 June 2021 zip 1.9MB
29 June 2021 Zip 381MB
29 June 2021 Zip 419MB
29 June 2021 Zip 1.4MB

 


South African National Land Cover (SANLC) 2020 Change Assessment Datasets

NAME OF DATA SET RELEASE DATE FILE FORMAT SIZE
29 June 2021 Zip 397MB
29 June 2021 Zip 380MB
29 June 2021 Zip 346MB

 


New South African National Land Cover (SANLC) 2018 Computer Automated Land Cover (CALC)

NAME OF DATA SET RELEASE DATE FILE FORMAT SIZE
29 June 2021 Zip 1.3MB
29 June 2021 Zip 401MB
29 June 2021 Zip 441MB
29 June 2021 Zip 1.4MB

 


New South African National Land Cover (SANLC) 2014 and 2018 Change Assessment Datasets Computer Automated Land Cover (CALC)

NAME OF DATA SET RELEASE DATE FILE FORMAT SIZE
29 June 2021 Zip 289MB
29 June 2021 Zip 411MB
29 June 2021 Zip 394MB

 


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
4 October 2019 Zip 1,04GB
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

 


Geographic Areas Data

Name of Data Set Description Release Date File Format Size

Final EGI Expansion Corridors

21 July 2020

zip

187KB

REDZs Strategic Transmission Corridors 20 April 2017 zip 712KB

Strategic Gas Pipeline Network

21 July 2020

zip

399KB

Phase 2 REDZs

21 July 2020

zip

75KB

Phase 1 REDZs

21 July 2020

zip

409KB

Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZs)

11 June 2016

zip

770KB

Gauteng Province Env. Management Framework

13 April 2017

zip

6,27MB

Gauteng Province Env. Management Framework

13 April 2017

zip

342KB