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Humanitarian GIS Award for ICIMOD

Basanta Shrestha (in the middle), ICIMOD's Director of Strategic Cooperation, receiving the Award in San Diego (Image: ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD),  UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, has been awarded the “Humanitarian GIS Award” at the International User Conference, organized by the Environmental System Research Institute (Esri) in San Diego, California.

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Thu, 23/07/2015 - 10:25

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ICIMOD to collaborate in a new platform for disaster relief coordination

Screenshot of the DRRIP platform (Image: ICIMOD)

A new platform for earthquake relief and reconstruction operations has been developed for Nepal by the Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs in conjunction with the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), and the Environmental System Research Institute (Esri).

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Thu, 09/07/2015 - 10:48

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Esri to support developing countries enhancing their climate resilience

Colombia, Ethiopia and Bangladesh will receive Esri's support to become more climate-resilient (Image: US Navy)

Colombia, Ethiopia and Bangladesh will receive Esri’s support to enhance their climate resilience.

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Thu, 11/06/2015 - 08:37

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Bridging ICTs and Environment - Making Information Talk and Technologies Work

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This course aims at bridging the gap between environmental / public policy professionals and cutting-edge technologies and their practical application by bringing ICT developers and experts (e.g. the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and Esri) into the classroom and arranging their direct communication with decision making groups, making data and emerging technologies more accessible, usable, and relevant for decision-making.

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06/07/2015 to 10/07/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 15/03/2015

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Central European University

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Budapest

Venue Country: 

  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

Summer University of Central European University, Budapest

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Eye on earth, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Global Universities Partnership on Environment for Sustainability

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Esri launches open data website

ArcGIS Open Data provides access to open datasets around the world

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provider Esri announced the launch of their new website ArcGIS Open Data providing access to open datasets around the world including direct access to thousands of open government datasets. 

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Tue, 10/02/2015 - 12:15

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Tue, 02/10/2015

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GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference

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Join geospatial professionals from international organizations and non-governmental/nonprofit organizations at the 2015 GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference from May 18 to 20, 2015 at Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland. Learn how GIS can help you identify and map the locations of vulnerable populations, communicate complex situations with simple web maps, plan where to execute program activities to meet objectives and deliver results, and more.

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46

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18/05/2015 to 20/05/2015

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Geneva

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Campus Biotech

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  • Switzerland

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UNOSAT, Esri

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New highly detailed ecological land units map of the world published

The new global data set provides for a better understanding and accounting of the world’s resources.

Esri and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) recently announced the development of the highest spatial resolution ecological land units (ELUs) map of the world ever produced.

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Tue, 23/12/2014 - 07:16

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Tue, 12/23/2014

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USA: NGA imagery and mapping support to assist Ebola relief efforts

Sierra Leone: into the Ebola epicentre

The United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is delivering online access to unclassified geospatial intelligence data to major federal agencies and partners in an effort to support Ebola relief in Western Africa, as the Agency stated in a press release.

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Wed, 26/11/2014 - 12:53

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ArcGIS integrates SciPy for additional geoprocessing functionalities

Esri intergrates ArcGIS with SciPy

Esri recently announced that it has integrated SciPy into its ArcGIS software in order to provide users with geoprocessing instruments that perform particular scientific and technical tasks.

SciPy is a Python-based ecosystem that delivers open-source software for various applications in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering. Python is a scripting language characterized by being easy to use, highly scalable, as well as stable.

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Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:32
Fri, 11/07/2014

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UNISDR and Esri call for apps for resilience

Developers have until Wednesday 27 August to submit their apps

The United Nations Office for

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Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:01
Fri, 08/22/2014

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0

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