GIS and Mapping

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

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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. The event was hosted by Tech City UK.

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Thu, 20/02/2014 - 14:35

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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. This package will make the exchange of geospatial and location information across devices, applications and web services a lot easier.

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Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:45

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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. Esri’s ArcGIS platform will allow the authorities to convert their data in accessible formats, which the end users can easily open.

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Fri, 14/02/2014 - 08:04

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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FOSS4G (Free and Open Source for Geospatial) is a conference series held under the auspices of OSGeo. This is a worldwide acting, independent, nonprofit legal entity established to support the collaborative development of open source geospatial software, and promote its widespread use. Its international Board of Directors elected periodically by the OSGeo Charter Members, one of which is Prof. Dr. Peter Baumann. The OSGeo Board now has agreed to hold the FOSS4G-Europe Conference on the campus of Jacobs University in Bremen coming summer.

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15/07/2014 to 17/07/2014

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Jacobs University

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Bremen

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Jacobs University, Germany

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CAPRA CRISIS 2007 (WB, ISDR, CEPREDENAC)

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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Tue, 09/10/2012 - 16:38

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GEO-Group of Earth Observation (GEO)

Group of Earth Observation is a voluntary partnership of governments and international organizations. It provides a framework within which these partners can develop new projects and coordinate their strategies and investments. The Group on Earth Observations is coordinating efforts to build a Global Earth Observation System of Systems, or GEOSS.

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