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IGARSS 2014 - 35th Symposium on Remote Sensing

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 13/07/2014
Venue City: 
Quebec City
Basic Information
Date: 
13/07/2014 - 18/07/2014
Venue: 
THE QUÉBEC CITY CONVENTION CENTRE
Venue Country: 
Quebec
Event Organisers: 

IEEE, GRSS, Canadian Remote Sensing Society, CSA-ASC, NASA,

Language of event: 
English

Topics will include Earth observation for Arctic research, Earth observation for renewable energy, energy budgets and modeling, future satellite programs, global environmental change, international

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46.8033
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Japan: JAXA successfully launched new mapping satellite Daichi-2

The launch of ALOS-2 on 24 May was broadcast live via Youtube

On 24 May 2014, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA successfully launched their new mapping satellite Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 “DAICHI-2” (ALOS-2).

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 26/05/2014 - 08:09
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30.3748
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130.959

United Nations/Mexico Symposium on Basic Space Technology on the theme "Making Space Technology Accessible and Affordable"

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 10/07/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
20/10/2014 - 23/10/2014
Venue Country: 
Mexico
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)

Mexican Space Agency

Language of event: 
English

The technical sessions to be included in the Symposium are as follows:

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23.6345
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-102.553

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
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23.8103
longitude: 
90.4125

Kazakhstan: First Earth Observation satellite in orbit

KazEOSat-1 will provide a wide range of civilian applications.

On 29 April 2014, Kazakhstan's first Earth Observation satellite, KazEOSat-1, was launched with the third Vega launcher from the Guiana Space Center.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014 - 16:17
latitude: 
5.20791
longitude: 
-52.7724

Webinar: NASA Remote Sensing for Land Management

Basic Information
Date: 
20/05/2014 - 17/06/2014
Event Organisers: 

NASA

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Course Objective: This course focuses on satellite image access and visualization.

South African National Space Agency (SANSA)

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) was established in 2010.

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Japan: Preparing for launch of ALOS-2

ALOS-2 be capable of observing day and night

Japan's next generation Earth Observation satellite ALOS-2 will be launched from Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center on 24 May 2014.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 20/03/2014 - 08:31
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30.4141
longitude: 
130.901

Copernicus: EU Parliament paves way for operational phase of Earth Observation Programme

Flood delineation map for Gloucester, UK, created by Copernicus in February 2014

On 12 March 2014, the European Parliament adopted the Regulation of Copernicus, the European Union's Earth Observation Programme.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 08:46
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50.8385
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4.37622

Israel: Own satellite to monitor crops from outer space

Thermal image of Israel after a wild fire

Israel has years of experience in satellite communication and navigation. The country is now preparing to launch its first Earth Observation satellite to monitor crops.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:42
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31.0461
longitude: 
34.8516