Mapping

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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Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:44

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Tue, 07/22/2014

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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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Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:44

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-27

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Fri, 07/11/2014

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This edition of ALNAP’s Urban Webinar series focuses on the use of mapping in urban humanitarian response.

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Date: 

24/07/2014

Event Organisers: 

Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP)

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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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Mon, 26/05/2014 - 08:09

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Mon, 05/26/2014

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

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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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Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16

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Fri, 03/28/2014

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 Positioning Systems (GPS) for mapping.

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:02

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Mon, 03/24/2014

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 Programme, wants to introduce crowd source mapping to every vessel in and around the UK. The project aims to help create better charts of coastal waters, by logging depth and position data whilst they are at sea, and uploading the data to the web for processing and display.

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Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:37

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Wed, 02/19/2014

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. It allows volunteers on the ground to instantly share real-time information.

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Thu, 09/01/2014 - 10:28

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-31

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147
Thu, 01/09/2014

Esri International User Conference

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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. The annual Esri International User Conference aims to help stakeholders to identify and apply cutting-edge solutions on current challenges.

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33

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14/07/2014 to 18/07/2014

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San Diego Convention Center

Venue City: 

San Diego

Event Organisers: 

ESRI

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