AEON Project Archive

This site is an archive of a project of AEON - Inkaba’s Window to the World’s mandate is to promote Inkaba yeAfrica, and the geosciences in general, in South Africa.

The organisation was set up to effect communication with government and industry, thereby establishing continuity, visibility and a two-way transfer of ideas and recommendations.

We consider this a must when managing a large project under conditions of perpetually changing economic and political boundary conditions. was established in February 2007.

In a nutshell:

• Sponsored by GFZ-Potsdam

•  Located at HartRAO (Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory), an NRF Facility

• Liaison between government and Inkaba science coordinators

• Dovetail Inkaba scientific programme with changing national needs

• Geoscience materials for teachers and educators, etc.

The office is run by Elronah Schaap (Smit) - Operations Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /

On the German side, Dr Robert Trumbull is Inkaba’s programme representative.

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