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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

Nigeria: "Geographical mapping key to disaster management"

At the 47th Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Surveyors in Ilorin, Nigeria, Nigeria's Vice President, Muhammad Namadi Sambo said the Nigerian federal government would do everything possi

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Fri, 13/07/2012 - 09:46

MapAction responds to floods in Paraguay

A MapAction team is responding to widespread and repeated flooding in western Paraguay attached to a United Nations’ assistance group. The worst floods for more than a decade began in April.

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Fri, 06/07/2012 - 08:49

International Red Cross: GIS increasingly important in humanitarian mapping

Geographic information systems (GIS) become increasingly important to international humanitarian organizations such as the International Red Cross (ICRC), as René Saameli, the ICRC's GIS coordinato

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Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:51

Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 28/10/2011
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
16/11/2011
Venue: 
Palais des Nations
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Co-organisers: 

with the support and collaboration of Secure World Foundation (SWF)

Language of event: 
English

 

Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting:

Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Vienna
Basic Information
Date: 
05/07/2011 - 06/07/2011
Venue: 
Vienna International Centre
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

with the support and cooperation of the Government of Austria and Secure World Foundation

Language of event: 
English
latitude: 
48.2348
longitude: 
16.4169

RIT researchers help map tsunami and earthquake damage in Japan

Japan needs maps.

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:32
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

International LIDAR Mapping Forum, New Orleans, 7-9 February 2011

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Date: 
07/02/2011 - 09/02/2011

The International LIDAR Mapping Forum 2011 (ILMF 2011), the eleventh in a series that has long established itself as the premier LIDAR event, attracts professionals from around the world with one f

latitude: 
29.9647
longitude: 
-90.0706

UN-SPIDER attended the RCMRD 7th Conference of Ministers

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER was invited to attend the RCMRD 7th Conference of Ministers in Cape Town, South Africa, from 22nd to 23rd November 2010.

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Thu, 02/12/2010 - 14:47
latitude: 
-33.9248
longitude: 
18.4299