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USGS: Launch of 3D Elevation Program

Image showing the accurate flood information provided by 3DEP's maps

The US Geological Survey (USGS), along with other government agencies and the private sector, recently launched the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), composed on current and accurate three-dimensional m

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 28/08/2014 - 14:11
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37.4565
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Geospatial and Mapping Science Degrees

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Glasgow
Basic Information
Date: 
01/09/2014 - 01/07/2015
Venue: 
University of Glasgow
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

School of Geographical and Earth Sciences of the University of Glasgow

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Geospatial and Mapping Sciences from the University of Glasgow is an innovative, industry-sponsored programme.

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Deforestation and Forest Degradation Mapping and Monitoring Using Multi-Sale Geo-spatial Methods

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Kathmandu
Basic Information
Date: 
04/08/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue: 
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Khumaltar, Patan 44700
Venue Country: 
Nepal
Event Organisers: 

ICIMOD

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The participants of the training course will be from ICIMOD regional member countries. This technical training is targeted to professionals in the field of forest carbon stock estimation. The participants should have knowledge of remote sensing and GIS as well as forestry. To assure gender equity, female participation will be highly encouraged.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Additional Information: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Lalitpur G.P.O. Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: ( 977 ) 1 5003222 Fax: (977) 1 5003299, 5003277 Email: info@icimod.org

The overall objective of the course is to impart advanced Remote Sensing (RS) knowledge and techniques to monitor forest cover and associated biomass.

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UK: New online mapping tool for disaster management launched

Resilience Direct is a secure platform for multi-agency partnerships

A new interactive mapping service called "Resilience Direct" is being rolled out to the UK resilience comm

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Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:33
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50.9097
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Philippines: LiDAR mapping of major river basins completed

The Philippines are frequently affected by floods

The Department of Science and Technology  of Philippines (DOST) has achieved the Light Ranging and Detection Technology (LiDAR) mapping of the three major

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 28/07/2014 - 15:55
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12.8797
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121.774

Humanitarian Open Street Map Team launches Tasking Manager V2

A map of Cameroon with the new version of Tasking Manager

In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:44
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40.791
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-73.5206

Argentina: Satellite-based atlas of Tucuman region

The atlas contains topographic maps and satellite imagery

The National Commission for Space Activities (CONAE), UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Argentina, presented an extensive satellite-based map of the province of Tucumán, Argentina.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:44
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-26.8083
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-65.2176

Training Course: Who, what, when, where: Mapping for urban humanitarian response

Basic Information
Date: 
24/07/2014
Event Organisers: 

Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

This edition of ALNAP’s Urban Webinar series focuses on the use of mapping in urban humanitarian response.

Japan: JAXA successfully launched new mapping satellite Daichi-2

The launch of ALOS-2 on 24 May was broadcast live via Youtube

On 24 May 2014, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA successfully launched their new mapping satellite Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 “DAICHI-2” (ALOS-2).

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 26/05/2014 - 08:09
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30.3748
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130.959

IWG-SEM released emergency mapping guidelines

Report aims on harmonizing mapping processes

The International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping (IWG-SEM) published a working document on mapping guidelines.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 07/04/2014 - 09:30