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UNISDR and Esri partner up to map disaster risk

resilient village was built in Bangladesh after Cyclone hit the coast

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will collaborate with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology provider Esri to make local communities more resilient.&nbsp

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 06/05/2014 - 10:33
latitude: 
24.4667
longitude: 
54.3667

UK Floods: Developers join to create flood-relief apps

ALI image of UK floods

More than 200 developers including from Google, Facebook and Twitter joined on February 16 to work on app improvements to help public responses to the UK floods.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 20/02/2014 - 14:35
latitude: 
52.3555
longitude: 
-1.17432

The OGC agrees on a standard for mobile exchange of geospatial data

Agreement reached for better geospatial transfer and share for mobile applicatio

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has adopted the OGC Geo Package 1.0 (GPKG) Encoding Standard.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:45

Esri: Making governmental GIS Mapping Data available to the public

Satellite image of Haiyan destruction on the Philippines

Esri has set up technical features to enable any Government agency to make its GIS mapping data freely available to the public.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 14/02/2014 - 08:04

OSGeo's European Conference on Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial FOSS4G Europe Conference Bremen

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bremen
Basic Information
Date: 
15/07/2014 - 17/07/2014
Venue: 
Jacobs University
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

OSGeo

Co-organisers: 

Jacobs University, Germany

RASDAMAN

Wichmann

Earth Server 

Publica Mundi

Language of event: 
English

FOSS4G (Free and Open Source for Geospatial) i

latitude: 
53.0793
longitude: 
8.80169

CAPRA CRISIS 2007 (WB, ISDR, CEPREDENAC)

Software type: 
Crowdsourcing/VGI
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly, Spanish available
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
atn
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
shp
File types: 
tsu
File types: 
xyz
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Earthquake
Hazard: 
Tsunami

New Software for Mobile Mapping

Topcon Europe Positioning has introduced eGIS PC, a handheld mapping software solution designed for Windows-based tablets.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 09/10/2012 - 16:38

GEO-Group of Earth Observation (GEO)

Group of Earth Observation is a voluntary partnership of governments and international organizations.