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9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 01/08/2013
Venue City: 
Hanoi
Basic Information
Date: 
09/12/2013 - 11/12/2013
Venue: 
Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Rd., Cau Giay
Venue Country: 
Vietnam
Event Organisers: 

The Institute of Geography (VAST) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)

Co-organisers: 

Patronage: AARS, VGCR Sponsors: VAST Participants: UN, ADRC, DOSM, JAXA, HUMG, HUA, WRU

Language of event: 
English

The 9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM) will be held between from 9 to 11 December 2013.

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Proba-V: Minisatellite to map land cover vegetation

On 2 May 2013, ESA's minisatellite Proba-V will be launched into space on a Vega launcher. The vegetation mapping minisatellite has been apted to the payload adapter.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 22/04/2013 - 13:21

Kazakhstan: Launch of Remote Sensing Satellite End of 2013

Kazakhstan and Kyrgystan seen from space

Kazakhstan National Space Agency, Kazkosmos, has announced the launch of its first domestic Earth observation satellite for the fourth quarter of 2013 from the Yasni launch site in Russi

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 18/04/2013 - 10:47
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43.2551
longitude: 
76.9126

Pavia 2013 International Summer School on Data Fusion of Synthetic Aperture Radar Data

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 01/06/2013
Venue City: 
Pavia
Basic Information
Date: 
16/09/2013 - 20/09/2013
Venue: 
University of Pavia
Venue Country: 
Italy
Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Tuition: 
500.00 EUR

The "Pavia 2013 International Summer School on Data Fusion of Synthetic Aperture Radar Data" is the third in a series of International Summer Schools on Data Fusion held in Pavia in Septe

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45.189
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9.15045

Global Space & Satellite Forum (GSSF 2013)

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Abu Dhabi
Basic Information
Date: 
07/05/2013 - 08/05/2013
Venue: 
Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi-UAE
Venue Country: 
Abu Dhabi
Event Organisers: 

Streamline Marketing Group

Language of event: 
English
Global Space and Satellite Forum

GSSF 2013 can be best described as the platform to discuss the commercial space and satellite technology we use every day.

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24.4667
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54.3667

OGC: Best Practices Document for Earth Observation Product, Service and Sensor

An official OGC Best Practice document entitled, "OGC EO Product Collection, Service and Sensor Discovery using the CS-WebRIM Catalogue" was adopted by the Open Geospatial Consortium.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 25/03/2013 - 11:37
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42.3625
longitude: 
-71.3619

Digital Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, GIS Operation, Cartography and GeoVisualisation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 09/07/2013
Venue City: 
Dar es Salaam
Basic Information
Date: 
23/09/2013 - 22/06/2014
Venue: 
Ardhi University, Dar es Salaam
Venue Country: 
Tanzania
Event Organisers: 

ITC (Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente) and ARU (Ardhi University, Dar es Salaam)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The nine-month ITC/ARU diploma course is designed for professionals at technologist level in geo-information production organisations whose prime concern it is to execute the daily operational tasks related to the analysis, processing and dissemination of geographic data (including the coordination of digital production processes, implementation of work procedures and the supervision of groups of operators).
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Tuition: 
4,635.00 EUR

The task of managing land use and

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-6.76631
longitude: 
39.2141

GIS Operations, Cartography and Visualization

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 08/07/2013
Venue City: 
Accra
Basic Information
Date: 
23/09/2013 - 22/06/2014
Venue: 
Ghana School of Surveying and Mapping (GSSM)
Venue Country: 
Ghana
Event Organisers: 

ITC (Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente ) and Ghana School of Surveying and Mapping (GSSM)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The nine-month ITC/GSSM diploma course is designed for professionals at technologist level in geo-information production organisations whose prime concern it is to execute the daily operational tasks related to the analysis, processing and dissemination of geographic data (including the coordination of digital production processes, implementation of work procedures and the supervision of groups of operators).
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

Academic level and background
Applicants for the Diploma course in Geoinfomatics should have completed their secondary education in a discipline related to the course specialisation and have at least three years of relevant practical experience.

Training Tuition: 
4,635.00 EUR

The task of managing land use and the Earth’s resources is becoming increasingly important owing to the rising world population and economic growth.

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5.55572
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-0.196306

Principles and Applications of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 15/08/2013
Venue City: 
Twente
Basic Information
Date: 
26/09/2013 - 28/11/2013
Venue: 
ITC Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

ITC Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is especially relevant for professionals (scientists and practitioners) with an academic background who deal with geospatial data but who have only a limited knowledge of the principles of GIS and earth observation in their application field.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
2,500.00 EUR
ITC, University of Twente

Over the past decade, the fields of earth observation and geo-information science have gradually moved away from the traditional mapping or “inventory” type of science to focus

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6.85358
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52.2412

ESA launches Earth Observation app event

10 app developers will be invited to the ESA App Camp

Following the success of last year’s first ever App Camp organised by ESA, 20 app developers from all over Europe will be invited once again to ESA’s ESRIN centre in Frascati, Italy, on

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 15/02/2013 - 08:04
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41.8085
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