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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

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

International Interdisciplinary Conference on Geo- and Environmental Information and Communication - Achieving Sustainability Goals through Knowledge Sharing

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bogota
Basic Information
Date: 
06/02/2013 - 08/02/2013
Venue: 
Hotel and Convention Center COSMOS 100
Venue Country: 
Colombia
Event Organisers: 

CODATA-Germany

Co-organisers: 

National University of Colombia, CODATA Taskgroup on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries, International Cartographic Association WG on GIS and Sustainable Development, International Cartographic Association Commission on Cartography in Early Warning and Crisis Management and International Society for Digital Earth

Language of event: 
English

This International and Interdisciplinary conference is dedicated to scientific and technical methods of environmental information and communication.

latitude: 
4.68664
longitude: 
-74.0544

IGAC: LiDAR processing and its use in modeling of flooding in urban zones

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) is doing a research project about LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging Laser).

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 04/12/2012 - 09:43
latitude: 
4.58755
longitude: 
-74.1183

IGAC researches automatic Flood Area Extraction

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), is currently researching automatic flooded area extraction.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 21/11/2012 - 12:29

Colombia - Expert Mission

Dates: 
Wed, 14/04/2010 - Sat, 17/04/2010
Advisory Mission Facts
Main Hazards: 
Drought
Main Hazards: 
Earthquake
Main Hazards: 
Flood
Main Hazards: 
Mass Movement
Main Hazards: 
Volcanic Eruption
Mission details
<p>Colombia is exposed to a variety of hazards including earthquakes, landslides, debris flows, volcanic eruptions, floods and droughts. This Expert Mission was conducted with the aim of visiting several Government agencies, to hold discussions with the Colombian Space Commission on the establishment of a regional support office in Colombia and to establish better links with the Risk Management Secretariat.</p>
Host Institution: 
IGAC, INGEOMINAS, DPAE
Mission Expert: 
Juan Carlos Villagran de Leon, UN-SPIDER
Mission Profile: 
<p>The mission included visits to the Risk Management Secretariat, the Colombian Space Commission, the Agust&iacute;n Codazzi Geographical Institute (IGAC), the Institute for Hydrology, Meteorology, and Environment Studies (IDEAM), the seismological and volcanological Observatory of the National Research Institute of Geological Mining (INGEOMINAS - today Colombian Geological Service) and the Department of Prevention and Emergency of the District of Bogotá (DPAE - today FOPAE).</p>
Mission Outcome: 
<p>To mission allowed UN-SPIDER to advance discussions with IGAC, which is serving as Executive Secretariat to the Colombian Space Commission, regarding the establishment of a Regional Support Office to be operated by IGAC. The mission was also used to establish contact with other government agencies in Colombia that focus their efforts on disaster-risk management and emergency response, as well as to make them aware of the UN-SPIDER programme, its activities and the type of technical advisory support it provides.</p>

IGAC: Remote Sensing Techniques to analyse Landslide Susceptibility

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), is currently researching the application of Remote Sensing techniques and digital image processing

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Mon, 01/10/2012 - 09:51

IGAC researches application of satellite imagery for flooded areas

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, conducted a case study to identify flooded areas in Colombia during the maximum rainfall pe

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 07:54

Regional Support Offices: IGAC conducts desertification analyses

The Colombian Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute - IGAC and their Center of Research and Development of Geographic Information – CIAF, recently did a series of projects based on risk manage

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 26/07/2012 - 16:02
latitude: 
5.63412
longitude: 
-73.5239