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Brilliant Mareme Petja, South African research scientist. Air Quality Management and Pollution Control, University Witwatersrand, 2001; Advanced Remote Sensing Agricultural Research Council, 2005, Usage and Interpretation of Meteosat 8 satellite Eumetsat, 2005. Recipient Mail and Guardian Green Trust Award, World Wide Fund for Nature - South Africa and Mail and Guardian, 1999, Vice Chancellor's Merit Award, University Venda, 1999.

Background

Petja, Brilliant Mareme was born on October 4, 1977 in Polokoane, South Africa. Son of Mogari David and Hellen Matlala Petja.

Education

Master of Science, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2004. Bachelor of Environmental Sciences, University Venda for Science and Technology, Thohoyandou, South Africa, 1999. Bachelor of Environmental Scis.

Honours, University Venda for Science and Technology, Thohoyandou, South Africa, 2001. Doctor of Philosophy in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing, University Limpopo, South Africa, 2009.

Career

Manager Luvubu Asbestos Project, Thohoyandou, South Africa, 1998—2001. Research assistant University Venda, South Africa, 2000—2001. Remote sensing reseacher Agricultural Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa, since 2001.

Director Petjaamabilo Consulting Close Corporation, Pretoria, South Africa, since 2005. Expert advisor National Agrometeorological Com/ (Ministry of Agriculture, South Africa), Pretoria, since 2003. Expert team member United Nations Convention for Combating Degradation focal point, Department Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa, Pretoria, since 2005.

Regional expert management natural and environmental reources for sustainable agricultural development World Meteorological Organization, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Air Quality Management and Pollution Control, University Witwatersrand, 2001. Advanced Remote Sensing Agricultural Research Council, 2005, Usage and Interpretation of Meteosat 8 satellite Eumetsat, 2005.

Membership

Member of Institution of Electrical Engineers, Northern Province Students Geography Society (secretary general 1999, Executive Committee Award 1999), Geography Society of University Venda 1999, (Geography Society Award 1999), Southern Africa Institute for Ecologists and Environmental Scientists (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Brass band player.

Connections

father:
Mogari David

mother:
Hellen Matlala Petja