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China: UN-SPIDER Capacity Building for Flood and Drought Mapping

26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.
26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.

From 27-31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. 26 participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cameroon, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Malawi, Mongolia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam participated in the training.

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21st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2013)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems 2013 (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2013) is the twenty-first event in a series of symposia and workshop that began in 1993 with the aim of bringing together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners in relation to novel systems based on geo-spatial

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05/11/2013 to 08/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 17/06/2013

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Orlando, Florida

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Orlando, Florida

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ACM

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Oracle

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HOT looks back on a successful year 2012

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Over the last two and a half years the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) has been continuously ensuring access to geodata in order to foresee and respond to natural disasters and crises.

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Thu, 03/01/2013 - 10:20
Thu, 01/03/2013

International Charter: Read the September 2012 Newsletter

The September issue of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" Newsletter is now available on the Charter's website. This issue features articles on the introduction of Universal Access, the Charter's latest member EUMETSAT, five years of TerraSAR-X and SPOT 5: 10 years and still going strong.

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Tue, 02/10/2012 - 08:19
Tue, 10/02/2012

International Symposium & Exhibition on Geoinformation: Ubiquitous Geospatial Solution

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation is the premier educational event for professionals involved in geoinformation technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS), GPS, remote sensing, automated mapping/facilities management (AM/FM), underground utility mapping, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and related geospatial technologies.

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25/09/2012 to 26/09/2012

Venue: 

Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre

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Kuala Lumpur

Event Organisers: 

International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation (ISG)

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NASA satellites show "hot towers" of Hurricane Isaac

Two hours before Hurricane Isaac made landfall on 28 August 2012, a satellite orbiting hundreds of miles above the storm used a radar instrument to map its inner structure. The instrument on the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) observed two extremely tall complexes of thunderheads called hot towers in the eyewall, a sign that the storm was strengthening.

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Mon, 17/09/2012 - 11:10

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Mon, 09/17/2012

BSEE and NOAA offer Arctic oil spill response mapping tool

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States offer an Environmental

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Tue, 28/08/2012 - 11:29
Tue, 08/28/2012

GIO EMS: New European GMES mapping service publishes user guide

GMES, the European Earth Monitoring programme, has published a user guide to its new, free of charge emergency mapping service, the GMES Initial Operations Emergency Management Service (GIO EMS-Mapping). The guide will be made available on the GIO Portal.

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Thu, 23/08/2012 - 09:50
Thu, 08/23/2012

USGS reconsiders crowdsource mapping programme

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is examining the restoration of its popular volunteer mapping program, The National Map Corps.

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Wed, 22/08/2012 - 09:11
Wed, 08/22/2012

Ecuadoran Military Geographic Institute (IGM)

The National Military Geographic Institute of Ecuador is a Technical Institution within the Ecuadoran military. It was created to develop the national mapping and the geographic and cartographic files of the country. It also develops services in the scientific field of astronomy and earth sciences to support military operations and defend the national sovereignty and development.

Website: http://www.igm.gob.ec

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