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New GIS to be Launched by Vietnam in the Mekong Delta

Radar Image of Mekong Delta

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City National University is working in conjunction with southwestern provinces of Dong Thap, Soc Trang, Can Tho and Long An to integrate the region’s discrete &nbs

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Fri, 11/04/2014 - 09:59
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10.8231
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106.63

Uzbekistan: New equipment to forecast disasters

satellite image of Uzbekistan

The Japan International cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided the Institute of Geology and Geophysics in Uzbekistan with computer and GIS technology to monitor natural processes that may cause dis

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Fri, 07/03/2014 - 12:17
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41.3775
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64.5853

Pacific Island Countries GIS/RS User Conference: "Empowering Pacific Communities through improved Geospatial Data"

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Venue City: 
Suva
Basic Information
Date: 
24/11/2014 - 28/11/2014
Venue: 
Multipurpose Theater, Japan Pacific ICT Centre on Laucala Campus
Venue Country: 
Fiji
Language of event: 
English

Since the inception of Pacific GIS/RS User Conference in 1999, this annual event has attracted a lot of participants.

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-18.1416
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178.442

GIS students called to apply for pro humanitarian data analysis project

satellite image of the Earth

Students of GIS analysis are invited by the geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company Azavea

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Thu, 27/02/2014 - 11:07

Satellite technology to help fight Deforestation

Satellite image of deforestation in Brazil

The World Resources Institute, with Google and 40 other global partners, launched a website last week that helps monitor forests,

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Mon, 24/02/2014 - 12:42

Mongolia: Space Technologies for drought and dzud monitoring and early warning

Satellite image of deserts in Mongolia

Recognizing the socioeconomic and humanitarian effects of drought in the Asia-Pacific region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) initiated the Region

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Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:25
latitude: 
46.8625
longitude: 
103.847

Regional Workshop East Africa on remote sensing for agriculture and forestry management

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
03/02/2014 - 14/02/2014
Venue Country: 
Kenya
Event Organisers: 

Africa Platform for Knowledge and Data Sharing on Earth Observation

RCMRD

Language of event: 
English

VITO provides training on the SPIRITS software to participa

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-1.29207
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36.8219

IGAC: New Satellite image processing system

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows floods in Colombia

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Colombia, Instituto Geografico Agustin

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Thu, 30/01/2014 - 11:47
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4.57087
longitude: 
-74.2973

High level panel discusses useful data for disaster risks

Earth image taken by NASA satellite

The participants in the high-level panel “Perspectives on the Value of 

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Tue, 21/01/2014 - 13:15
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46.1984
longitude: 
6.1423

ESA: Sentinel 1a to be launched in April

Sentinel 1 from the European Unions Copernicus Program

BBC reported last week that the launch of the multibillion Euro satellites programme Sentinel is set to launch in the beginning of April.

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Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:30
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50.8503
longitude: 
4.35171