On 15 January 2015, Geospatial Media and Communication announced the launch of its new Latin America Geospatial Portal, where users can access a wide variety of information related to geospatial products and issues.
The Portal is divided into five main sections: news, articles and case studies, interviews, magazine and conferences.
A disaster manifests itself through its impacts and effects: it provokes injuries or fatalities; it affects the livelihoods of people in rural communities or in urban areas; it triggers damages and losses in various sectors of development (housing, road infrastru
The participants in the high-level panel “Perspectives on the Value of Earth Observation” on the last day of the tenth plenary session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-X) in Geneva last week, agreed that effective risk assessment and
The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union, with the task to provide sound, independent information on the environment. EEA is a major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public. Currently, the EEA has 33 member countries.
Dr. Karen Payne from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in Athens, GA (USA), as part of a paper she wrote compiled a list of data repositories that end users may find useful. The list is designed to point to free downloadable primary geographic datasets useful in humanitarian
The Ministry of ICT and Telecommunication has the mission to provide information and communication services in a timely manner, through the development of telecommunication and Information Technology (IT) with the use of latest technology. It promotes wider accessibility of IT services while maintaining the integrity and excellence of service as well as the increase of IT literacy levels of the public and availability of Sri Lankan content.
The International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC) was created in 1965 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).