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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
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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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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
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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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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
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4.35171

AGIT 2014 - Geospatial Innovation for Society

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 01/02/2014
Venue City: 
Salzburg
Basic Information
Date: 
02/07/2014 - 04/07/2014
Venue: 
University Salzburg
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

University Salzburg

Language of event: 
English

The Symposium hopes to offer a platform for exchange of information, ideas and impulses for further development of the work with GIS.

 

The topics of the Symposium will be:

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47.8095
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GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Geneva
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Date: 
07/04/2014 - 08/04/2014
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

ITU

UNITAR

UNOSAT

ESRI

Language of event: 
English

NGO's, NPO's and GIS experts from all around the world will gather between 7-8 April in Geneva Switzerland for the 2014 GIS for the United Nations Conference.

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46.1984
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Australia: New South Wales launches GIS Emergency Response System

NASA's Terra satellite image of flooded communities in Australia

New South Wales State Emergency Services (NSW SES) launched a new mapping system to help emergency responders coordinate better rescue operations.

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Thu, 09/01/2014 - 10:28
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