The General Directorate for Civil Protection of Burkina Faso is part of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization (MATS). Its main functions are the implementation of the regulation,
At the 47th Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Surveyors in Ilorin, Nigeria, Nigeria's Vice President, Muhammad Namadi Sambo said the Nigerian federal government would do everything possible to map its geographical landscape to address
Leaders of the global science community have issued joint statements to the world leaders meeting at the 38th G-8 Summit that started today. The national science academies from 15 countries including China, India, the US and the UK have called on the leading industrialised economies to pay greater heed to science and technology to tackle Earth's three greatest challenges.
The importance of geosciences has increased steadily and rapidly over recent decades, with problems arising at local, regional, national, and international levels. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods and landslides threaten lives and infrastructure, the earth's population is growing rapidly, we have to deal with challenges regarding raw materials, clean water is not available everywhere, soil protection is a key issue, ecosystems are at risk, and we are facing the consequences of a changing climate.
The Copernicus GIO Emergency Mapping Service (GIO EMS-Mapping) provides all actors involved in the management of disasters, man-made emergency situations and humanitarian crises, with timely and accurate geospatial information derived from