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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
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GeoCommunity

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

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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.

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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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Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:32
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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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Fri, 25/04/2014 - 10:33
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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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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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Wed, 02/05/2012 - 08:26