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ESRI maps for monitoring wildfires in Western US

Wildfires blazing in North California (Image: NASA)

ESRI has developed two interactive maps for wildfire monitoring in the Western coast of the United States, which can be shared and embedded into the end users' websites: the Wildfire Public Information Map and the 2015 California Wildfire Activity Map.

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Fri, 07/08/2015 - 12:09

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Geo-Information in Disaster Situations (GIDS): 6th Edition

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The aim of the course is to enable participants to work with basic GIS tools and methodologies in preparation of disaster related maps in support of

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29/02/2016 to 11/03/2016

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Fri, 30/10/2015

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Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

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University of Copenhagen

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Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

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There is a great need to utilize disaster risk information in planning for effective coping mechanisms of disaster risk reduction. For this, there is a significant need to create awareness among the disaster management professionals regarding the importance of GIS and Remote Sensing.

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07/09/2015 to 11/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 31/08/2015

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

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ICIMOD: SERVIR project's success in combating forest fires

Land cleared for "jhoom", a traditional shifting cultivation in Northeast India (Image: Prashanthns)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO), has developed a programme in order to prevent and manage forest fires through the SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme, and in conjunction with the South Asian Forum for Environment (SAFE).

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Mon, 03/08/2015 - 10:32

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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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FOSS4G Conference 2016 Bonn

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Note: The call for Submissions will close on 21th of March! You can submit a presentation, a scientific paper, a poster, a map or a workshop (see below and  conference website).

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24/08/2016 to 26/08/2016

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Bonn

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World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB), Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2, 53113 Bonn

Venue Country: 

  • Germany

Event Organisers: 

Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)

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FOSS4G Conference 2015 Seoul

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FOSS4G is the annual global gathering for those both currently or potentially working with open source geospatial software. It brings together a mix of developers, users, decision makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation for six days of workshops, presentations, and discussions.

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38

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Date: 

14/09/2015 to 19/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 02/09/2015

Venue: 

The K-Hotel, 70, Baumoe-ro 12-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul

Venue City: 

Seoul

Venue Country: 

  • Republic of Korea

Event Organisers: 

Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)

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Korean Spatial Information Society (KSIS)

Korea Alliance of Open Source Geospatial (KAOS-G)

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India - Regional Training Course

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Smart Industrial Hazard Management with GIS

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Join SuperGIS Webinar and learn more about SuperGIS Desktop in environmental emergency

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17/06/2015

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Thu, 11/06/2015

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Supergeo

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IGAC: Monitoring mining areas in Colombia

Opencast mining image in the north-eastern of Antioquia, Colombia (Image: IGAC/CIAF)

The Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) through its Research and Development in Geographic Information - CIAF, is developing a methodology to support the identification of illegal areas of opencast mining activities in the north-east of Antioquia Department, Colombia, by using remote sensing and geographic information systems.

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Thu, 04/06/2015 - 07:34

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