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Ecuadoran Military Geographic Institute (IGM)

The National Military Geographic Institute of Ecuador is a Technical Institution within the Ecuadoran military.

Dominican Geological Survey of the National Secretariat for Industry and Commerce (SGN)

The geological Surveys are national organizations which guarantee an updated geological and environmental knowledge on the national territory of the Dominican Republic.

Esri launches new GIS tool for personnel search and rescue

Esri has announced the launch of a new website, MapSAR that provides GIS tools for personnel search and rescue (SAR).

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Thu, 09/08/2012 - 15:02

New satellite sensor to observe wildfires

The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is a new tool for mapping wildfires burning.

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Tue, 07/08/2012 - 13:52

Mapping vulnerability in Africa to combat climate change and natural hazards

A new mapping tool that analyzes how climate change, natural hazards, conflict and aid intersect in Africa has been developed by the Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program.

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Mon, 06/08/2012 - 17:28

UN-SPIDER co-organizes Capacity Building event in Sri Lanka

As a follow-up to a UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Sri Lanka in October 2011, UN-SPIDER and the Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka are organizing a Capacity Building event from 14-17

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Tue, 24/07/2012 - 14:21

Understanding Risk Forum: Importance of satellite data stressed

The risk of natural disasters can be reduced by understanding our environment and the fundamental forces that shape it.

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:26

Burkinabe Geographic Institute (IGB)

The Geographic Institute of Burkina Faso is a Public Establishment Administrative in charge of the design, implementation and monitoring of national policy mapping.

Afghanistan the First Country Mapped using Broad Scale Hyperspectral Data

For the first time, about 70 percent of a country has been mapped using an advanced remote sensing technique known as hyperspectral imaging.

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Wed, 18/07/2012 - 12:09

Crowdsourcing: Singapore Land Authority offers map-based tools

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) recently launched “OneMap Crowd Sourcing Tools” to provide organisations with map facility to locate interactive activities and information.

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Mon, 16/07/2012 - 12:15