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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
latitude: 
40.791
longitude: 
-73.5206

Argentina: Satellite-based atlas of Tukuman 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 Tucamán, Argentina.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:44
latitude: 
-26.8083
longitude: 
-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
latitude: 
30.3748
longitude: 
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

The Philippines: Government to complete flood hazard mapping in 2016

satellite image of floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Philippines wants to finish up the mapping process of all flood prone zones in the country by 2016.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

Mapping and Application of GPS: CATHALAC trains professionals

Participants of the course “Mapping and Application of GPS” offered by CATHALAC

On 23 February 2014, CATHALAC finished its training course “Mapping and Application of GPS” which offered professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean a deeper understanding of using Global Pos

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:02
latitude: 
8.99427
longitude: 
-79.5188

Crowdsourcing: Mapping water depth from vessels

Satellite image of UK and Ireland

Teamsurv, an innovative project funded from the UK European Satellite Navigation Competition as well as from the European Community's Seventh Framework Program

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:37
latitude: 
50.1901
longitude: 
-0.395508

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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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 09/01/2014 - 10:28
latitude: 
-31.2532
longitude: 
146.921

Esri International User Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
San Diego
Basic Information
Date: 
14/07/2014 - 18/07/2014
Venue: 
San Diego Convention Center
Venue Country: 
USA
Event Organisers: 

ESRI

Language of event: 
English

The Esri UC is the most important gathering of Esri developers, partners, and GIS consultants, giving you full access to the latest game-changing geospatial technologies under one roof.

latitude: 
32.7153
longitude: 
-117.157