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Colombian Space Commission (CCE)

The CCE is the gateway, through which, Colombia can achieve strengthening of knowledge of the Earth and Outer Space by mean of processes of coordination, agreement, institutional and social partici

Recommended Practices: Using Space Technologies for Disaster and Risk Management

4th Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices on 11 February 2013
Example of a Flood Map

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/02/2014 - 09:00
latitude: 
48.2348
longitude: 
16.4169

IGAC: New Satellite image processing system

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows floods in Colombia

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Colombia, Instituto Geografico Agustin

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 30/01/2014 - 11:47
latitude: 
4.57087
longitude: 
-74.2973

Colombia: IGAC publishes USGS Landsat 8 Products Guide

Remote sensing course and spatial analysis

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, has published a guide in Spanish for the use and pro

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 04/11/2013 - 10:23
latitude: 
4.59806
longitude: 
-74.0758

Colombia: Geomatics Week 2013 concluded

The 2013 Geomatic Week took place from 30 September to 4 October in Bogota

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), host to UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, successfully ended the fourth version of the International Geomatics Week.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:17
latitude: 
4.59806
longitude: 
-74.0758

Colombia: Estimating and mapping landslides and floods

Location of the Phase II, Eastern Zone Jurisdiction CORANTIOQUIA – COLOMBIA.

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia (IGAC) has entered the second phase of the project "Estimating and Mapping threats by Landslide and flood events with the use of geospatial

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 28/08/2013 - 09:02
latitude: 
4.63914
longitude: 
-74.08

IGAC: Applying the Land Cover Classification System in Colombia

LCCS on a map of Bogota, Colombia

The internal network of the Remote Sensing Group and Geographic Applications of CIAF- IGAC is working on a project for the adaptation of the FAO methodology LCCS “Land Cover Classification System"

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 24/07/2013 - 10:01
latitude: 
4.63914
longitude: 
-74.08

IGAC: Ready for the 2013 International Geomatic Week

Logo Geomatics Week 2013

On 30 September 2013, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, will kick off the “Geomatic Week 2013” in Bogota, Colombia.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 20/06/2013 - 17:23
latitude: 
4.59806
longitude: 
-74.0758

IGAC: Opening of GIS Specialization Programme

Opening Ceremony of Opening Specialization GIS Programme, Bogota

On 22 April 2013, the Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), in agreement with the Distrital University (Francisco Jose de Caldas), welcomed new students specializing in Geographic Informatio

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 30/04/2013 - 08:20
latitude: 
4.58708
longitude: 
-74.1206

IGAC: Using Remote Sensing to map land degradation

Degree Erosion Map of Paipa, Boyacá, Colombia

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia IGAC (Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute) is currently working on elaborating approaches of using remote sensing and GIS for monitoring soil erosio

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 23/04/2013 - 17:11
latitude: 
4.6257
longitude: 
-74.0698