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ICIMOD: Collaboration project for geospatial applications

Himalayan Mountains seen from Space by ESA's Envisat.

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Nepal, ICIMOD, reached an agreement with the Asian Institute of Technology and Management to mainstream the development of geospatial applications.

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Wed, 22/01/2014 - 16:31
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38.7223
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Sri Lanka: Approval for spatial data infrastructure implementation

Approval to build the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

Recognizing geospatial information as an essential resource that supports the economic, social and environmental interests, the Survey Department of Sri Lanka has recently received a Cabinet approv

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:30
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7.87305
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IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2013

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 31/05/2013
Venue City: 
Melbourne
Basic Information
Date: 
21/07/2013 - 26/07/2013
Venue: 
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Venue Country: 
Australia
Event Organisers: 

IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society

Language of event: 
English

IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society and the IGARSS 2013 Local Organising Committee invites leading scientists, engineers and educators from diverse disciplines that make up the Geoscie

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-37.8141
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144.963

Training: GIS Operation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/03/2013
Venue City: 
Twente
Basic Information
Date: 
22/04/2013 - 14/07/2013
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: 
This course is designed particularly for staff responsible for implementing geographical information production at national and regional agencies, local authorities and private companies.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Tuition: 
2,500.00 EUR
ITC, University of Twente

The growing global interest in spatial information in all sectors calls for properly qualified personnel.

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52.2412
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6.85358

Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/03/2013
Venue City: 
Twente
Basic Information
Date: 
22/04/2013 - 14/07/2013
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 intended to train staff to function at the supervisory level in rapidly changing map and geo-information production environments. It focuses on state-of-the-art technology in the field of remote sensing and digital image processing for information extraction, as well as on its consequences for applications by GIS specialists. The course is targeted at staff from government agencies and private companies who have practical professional experience in remote sensing and/or photogrammetry and who wish to become familiar with state-of-the-art technology. GIS specialists who make regular use of digitally acquired spatial reference data and are interested in the source and accuracy of these data would also significantly benefit from this course.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Tuition: 
2,500.00 EUR
ITC, University of Twente

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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52.2412
longitude: 
6.85358

Geospatial Data: Datasets Repository List available

Dr.

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Mon, 05/11/2012 - 07:31

Joint GSDI 14 World Conference and AfricaGIS 2013 Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Addis Abbaba
Basic Information
Date: 
04/11/2013 - 08/11/2013
Venue: 
The UNECA Conference Center
Venue Country: 
Ethiopia
Event Organisers: 

EIS-Africa
The GSDI Association
The International Geospatial Society
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Language of event: 
English

AfricaGIS is the largest regularly occurring GIS conference in Africa with participants from the entirety of the continent.

Chilean National System for the Coordination of Territorial Information (SNIT)

The SNIT is part of the Chilean Ministry of National Assets.

UNGIWG becomes Open Geospatial Consortium member

The United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) has taken Principal level membership in the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).

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Thu, 05/07/2012 - 15:37

UN-SPIDER participates in meeting of UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management

More than 50 global geospatial experts got together in Amsterdam on 24th April 2012, including David Stevens representing UN-SPIDER, to discuss the “Future trends in geospatial information manageme

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Mon, 07/05/2012 - 09:22