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Recommended Practices: Using Space Technologies for Disaster and Risk Management

4th Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices on 11 February 2013
Example of a Flood Map

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/02/2014 - 09:00
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48.2348
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16.4169

9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 01/08/2013
Venue City: 
Hanoi
Basic Information
Date: 
09/12/2013 - 11/12/2013
Venue: 
Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Rd., Cau Giay
Venue Country: 
Vietnam
Event Organisers: 

The Institute of Geography (VAST) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)

Co-organisers: 

Patronage: AARS, VGCR Sponsors: VAST Participants: UN, ADRC, DOSM, JAXA, HUMG, HUA, WRU

Language of event: 
English

The 9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM) will be held between from 9 to 11 December 2013.

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21.0333
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105.85

Conference on Desertification and Land Degradation (DesertLand)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 31/05/2013
Venue City: 
Ghent
Basic Information
Date: 
17/06/2013 - 18/06/2013
Venue: 
NH Hotel Gent Belfort
Venue Country: 
Belgium
Event Organisers: 

UNESCO Centre on Eromology Gent University, International Center for Eromology, and Gent BC

Language of event: 
English

The Conference on Desertification and Land Degradation 2013 (DesertLand) will act as a platform and a catwalk for showing actions that have been taken and projects undertake

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51.0535
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3.73038

Satellites combat degrading lands

As the UN marked World Food Day earlier this week, international representatives convened in Korea to discuss ways to curb the loss of productive land to desertification.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:10

pandey_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf

Pandey Suraj. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). Climate change impact and land degradation. Mitigation Strategies in Southern Africa.

hamid_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf

Hamid A. Ahmed.RS & GIS for decision support system Model for determining preference sites for water harvest Eastern Nile locality - Sudan. Remote Sensing Authority – Sudan