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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is the primary source of geospatial intelligence for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence Community.

Swiss Re: Insured disaster losses in first half of 2014 relatively low

Insured and uninsured catastrophe-related losses in USD billion

In a recent press release, the re-insurance company Swiss Re announced that global disaster-rela

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Wed, 03/09/2014 - 08:50

China: International Charter activated for Earthquake in Yunnan Province

Earthquakes in 2009, the Yunnan province is an area prone to earthquakes

On 3 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC) in response to a 6.1 magnitude earthqua

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Mon, 04/08/2014 - 12:15
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25.0458
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102.71

Deforestation and Forest Degradation Mapping and Monitoring Using Multi-Sale Geo-spatial Methods

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Kathmandu
Basic Information
Date: 
04/08/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue: 
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Khumaltar, Patan 44700
Venue Country: 
Nepal
Event Organisers: 

ICIMOD

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The participants of the training course will be from ICIMOD regional member countries. This technical training is targeted to professionals in the field of forest carbon stock estimation. The participants should have knowledge of remote sensing and GIS as well as forestry. To assure gender equity, female participation will be highly encouraged.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Additional Information: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Lalitpur G.P.O. Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: ( 977 ) 1 5003222 Fax: (977) 1 5003299, 5003277 Email: info@icimod.org

The overall objective of the course is to impart advanced Remote Sensing (RS) knowledge and techniques to monitor forest cover and associated biomass.

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27.6465
longitude: 
85.3235

Japan: Full scale disaster management system with Quasi-Zenith Satellites

The orbit of the Quasi-Zenith Satellite above Japan

The Japanese national newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun reported on 22 July 2014 that a full-scale operation of Quasi-Zenith satellites is projected to start in 2018, after that a first one, Michibiki, was

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Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:31
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

47th annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 06/08/2014
Venue City: 
San Francisco
Basic Information
Date: 
15/12/2014 - 19/12/2014
Venue: 
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA 94103
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

AGU (American Geophysical Union),

Co-organisers: 

Florida Institute of Technology, NASA Langley Research Center, Georgia Tech, Winthrop University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Delaware, USDA, University of California Santa Cruz, University of Montana, City College of New York.

Language of event: 
English

The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders from around the

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37.7749
longitude: 
-122.419

Technical Advisory Mission to Bhutan successfully concluded

Participants of the workshop carried out during the Technical Advisory Mission
Technical Advisory Mission team

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Bhutan from 2 to 6 June 2014.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 16/06/2014 - 09:26
latitude: 
27.4728
longitude: 
89.6393

GIS and Water Resources Modeling Workshop

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
West Lafayette
Basic Information
Date: 
04/08/2014 - 06/08/2014
Venue: 
Purdue University, Civil Engeneering Bldg
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

Purdue University

Language of event: 
English

This three-day workshop is designed for working professionals, students, and researchers, to provide han

latitude: 
40.4259
longitude: 
-86.9081

The 7th Spatial Sociocultural Knowledge

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Shrivenham
Basic Information
Date: 
09/06/2014 - 11/06/2014
Venue: 
Shrivenham campus
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Cranfield University

Language of event: 
English

Over the past six years, th

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51.6007
longitude: 
-1.65675

4th Meeting of the Global Flood Working Group at ECMWF

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 15/01/2014
Venue City: 
Reading
Basic Information
Date: 
04/03/2014 - 06/03/2014
Venue: 
ECMWF, Shinfield Park
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Global Flood Working Group

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

Language of event: 
English

The Global Flood Working Group is a multi-disciplinary group of scientists, operational agencies and flood risk managers focused on developing efficient and effective global flood tools that can ad

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51.4543
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-0.97813