Mapping

Geospatial and Mapping Science Degrees

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Geospatial and Mapping Sciences from the University of Glasgow is an innovative, industry-sponsored programme. Developed in close collaboration with employers to meet global demand for professionals in the field, it is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in geomatics, including hydrographic surveying; land registration/cadastre and LIS; photogrammetric and remote sensing engineering and management of geospatial information.

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56

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-4

Is a certificate Issued?: 

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Date: 

01/09/2014 to 01/07/2015

Venue City: 

Glasgow

Venue: 

University of Glasgow

Event Organisers: 

School of Geographical and Earth Sciences of the University of Glasgow

Language of event: 

1

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

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The overall objective of the course is to impart advanced Remote Sensing (RS) knowledge and techniques to monitor forest cover and associated biomass. The participants will learn about the concepts of remote sensing for forest monitoring and techniques for biomass estimation using different biomass estimation models.

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28

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85

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.

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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 [at] icimod.org

Date: 

04/08/2014 to 08/08/2014

Venue: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Khumaltar, Patan 44700

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Event Organisers: 

ICIMOD

Language of event: 

1

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 community in late July. The tool allows disasters responders to quickly and easily build incident maps supporting a shared information picture.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:33

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51

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-1
Wed, 07/30/2014

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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 river basins in Western Visayas.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 28/07/2014 - 15:55

Country/Region: 

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13

longitude: 

122
Mon, 07/28/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

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. This tool makes it even easier for people to contribute to the maps, giving them access to project descriptions on recent humanitarian mapping work, and to join in with the mapping by taking a task.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:44

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41

longitude: 

-74
Tue, 07/22/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

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. This is a unique effort assembling satellite images and topographic cartography in 1:100.000 scales.

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:44

latitude: 

-27

longitude: 

-65
Fri, 07/11/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

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

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English

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

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

24/07/2014

Event Organisers: 

Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP)

Language of event: 

1

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). The satellite was launched onboard the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 24 (H-IIA F24) from Tanegashima Space Center.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 26/05/2014 - 08:09

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

30

longitude: 

131
Mon, 05/26/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

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.

English

Publishing Date: 

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

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

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.

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16

latitude: 

13

longitude: 

122
Fri, 03/28/2014

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