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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.

Publishing Information
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
longitude: 
-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

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 15/02/2013 - 08:04
latitude: 
41.8085
longitude: 
12.6761

DigitalGlobe and GeoEye complete Combination

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) ("DigitalGlobe") and GeoEye, Inc.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/02/2013 - 11:46
latitude: 
40.1389
longitude: 
-105.137

Mozambique National Cartography and Remote Sensing Centre (CENCARTA)

CENACARTA (National Cartography and Remote Sensing Centre) is an independent centre under the Ministry of Agriculture.

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-25.9634
longitude: 
32.5636

Volcanoes: Free database on major volcanic eruptions available

Details of around 2,000 major volcanic eruptions which occurred over the last 1.8 million years have been made available in a new open access database, complied by scientists at the University of B

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 29/01/2013 - 10:56
latitude: 
51.4574
longitude: 
-2.60867

Envisat-Meris images available free of charge

The VITO image processing team in collaboration with ESA and Belgian Science Policy announced a new free product in the world of low resolution Earth observation data, the global Envisat-MERIS 10-d

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Publishing Date: 
Sun, 27/01/2013 - 08:21
latitude: 
48.8374
longitude: 
2.33128

35th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 15/02/2013
Venue City: 
Beijing
Basic Information
Date: 
22/04/2013 - 26/04/2013
Venue: 
Beijing International Convention Center
Event Organisers: 

Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Language of event: 
English
ISRSE35

The theme of the 2013 symposium will be "Earth Observation and Global Environmental Change - 50 Years of Remote Sensing: Progress and Prospects".

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39.9099
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116.429