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Earth Observation

Enhancing technical and procedural cooperation in satellite-based emergency mapping at global scale

Basic Information
Date: 
19/09/2011 - 20/09/2011
Venue: 
Schloss Hohenkammer, near Munich, Germany
Venue Country: 
Germany
Language of event: 
English

Background

Over the last decade, the use of Earth Observation satellites to support disaster and emergency relief has significantly increased.

International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping (IWG-SEM)

IWG-SEMThe IWG-SEM is the volu

Landsat 8: Increased acquisition rates with up to 700 scenes per day

Granite outcrops in Yosemite National Park captured by Landsat 8 on April 2014

The United States Earth Observation satellite Landsat 8 has recently seen a high increase in acquisition rates.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:01
latitude: 
44.3007
longitude: 
-69.7693

Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Founded in 1961, the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) is the government agency responsible for shaping and implementing France’s space policy in Europe.

China: Launch of HD Earth Observation satellite Gaofen-2 this year

Satellite image of Beijing acquired by Gaofen-1

After the successful launch of Gaofen-1 in April 2013, China will launch its second high defi

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 23/07/2014 - 08:41
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

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

latitude: 
46.8033
longitude: 
-71.2428

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
latitude: 
30.3748
longitude: 
130.959

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

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.