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Data Application of the Month

Satellite-derived data which is relevant for disaster risk reduction and emergency response is available in a large variety of ways and is being offered by many different providers.

Mongolia National Data Center (NDC)

The Mongolia National data Center (NDC) has the capacity to store and share all databases of all the government departments.

latitude: 
47.92
longitude: 
106.92

UN establishes Independent Expert Advisory Group on Data Revolution

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named an Independent Expert Advisory Group

The United Nations' Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on 29 August 2014 the establishment of an Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 02/09/2014 - 14:44
latitude: 
40.7489
longitude: 
-73.968

GeoCommunity

The GeoCommunity™ for the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) industry is part of the MindSites Group

latitude: 
30.5161
longitude: 
273.528

Information Management for Disaster Management

Flood Extent Map for Hamburg, Germany in June 2013

A disaster manifests itself through its impacts and effects: it provokes injuries or fatalities; it affects the livelihoods of people in rural communities or in urban areas; it triggers damages and

9th Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing Symposium

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 15/09/2014
Venue City: 
Beijing
Basic Information
Date: 
13/10/2014 - 16/10/2014
Venue: 
Beijing International Convention Center
Venue Country: 
China
Event Organisers: 

SPIE

Co-organisers: 

RADI, NASA, JAXA, NICT, ISRA

Language of event: 
English

Conferences will focus on state-of-the-art active and passive remote sensing technologies and applications to monitor the atmosphere, water, and land.

latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

Bangladesh: ICIMOD trains youth in Earth Observation

satellite picture of Bangladesh, shows the sediment structure of the region

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies finished yesterday a SERVIR-Himalaya train

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:32
latitude: 
23.8103
longitude: 
90.4125

Dubai Sat-2 is operational

satellite image of Dubai

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) of the United Arab Emirates announced that their DubaiSat-2 Earth Observation satellite is in orbit and fully operational.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 25/04/2014 - 10:33
latitude: 
25.0477
longitude: 
55.1817

New on the Knowledge Portal: Links and Resources

It is UN-SPIDER’s mandate to enable all countries to access and use space-based information for disaster management and disaster risk reduction.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 12/02/2014 - 14:12

Sahelresponse.org: New portal for sharing data about food insecurity

Below-average rains began in late 2011 and resulted in drought conditions across the Sahel early in 2012.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 02/05/2012 - 08:26