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UAE: Remote Sensing Applications Competition

Dubai seen from space

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) announced last week the launch of the Remote Sensing Applications Competition 2014 (RSAC 2014).

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Fri, 12/09/2014 - 15:51

Russia: Unique satellite image database with 3.5 mln scenes

Floods in Russia seen from space

The Russian SCANEX Research and Development Centre announced that it has build a database of remote sensing satellite imagery covering Russia containing more than 4.5 million scenes.

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Tue, 09/09/2014 - 08:04
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China: Geoinformation Industry Plan released

Xinjiang, China, seen from Space

The People's Republic of China has published its first development plan for the geographic information industry, as

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Tue, 26/08/2014 - 11:41
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GIS and remote sensing in disaster, risk and emergency management capacity building

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
08/09/2014 - 12/09/2014
Venue: 
e-Enhancement Centre Ltd
Venue Country: 
Kenya
Event Organisers: 

The Enhancement Center, Nairobi.

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Individuals/ Organizations aspiring to implement G.I.S in their Disaster and Emergency management strategies. Information Managers/ Monitoring and Evaluation Professionals, Logisticians, Humanitarian affairs Managers and Officers/ Program Managers and Supervisors. Camp managers/ Water Sanitation and Health experts/ Coordinators. Disaster Risk Management Professionals
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
950.00 USD
Additional Information: 

For course outline and Course Registration Details, please contact; Steve Njenga The e-Enhancement Centre, Westlands Commercial Centre, Nairobi Kenya. Cell: +254 721 749 239, +254 752 546 676, +254 773 243 745. steve@e-enhancement.com www.e-enhancement.com. Skype: Stevie.njenga

The e-Enhancement Centre Ltd (www.e-enhancement.com) is a leading ICT-4-development consultancy in Africa with offices in Nairobi Kenya whose main agenda is promotion of ICT and Telecom standards t

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SPIE Remote Sensing Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Amsterdam
Basic Information
Date: 
22/09/2014 - 25/09/2014
Venue: 
Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre
Venue Country: 
Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

SPIE Europe

Co-organisers: 

EARSC, EUFR, EARSeL, TNO, ESA, CENSIS, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society.

Language of event: 
English

SPIE Remote Sensing 2014 is an important European conference focused on giving international researchers and scientists access to the most recent satellite-based imaging systems and the data genera

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5th ESA Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 30/06/2014
Venue City: 
Valencia
Basic Information
Date: 
08/09/2014 - 12/09/2014
Venue: 
University of Valencia
Venue Country: 
Spain
Event Organisers: 

ESA

Co-organisers: 

University of Valencia

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

The advanced course will provide a substantial and balanced introduction to the basic theory and applications related to land remote sensing.

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Forecasting wildfire behaviour with WIFIRE

A map showing locations that experienced wildfires greater than 250 acres, from

A new instrument to fight the exponential increase of wildfires, WIFIRE, is currently being prepared in California, USA.

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Tue, 19/08/2014 - 11:17
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China: Successful launch of Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite

Remote sensing satellites enable studying many aspects of the planet.

On 9 August 2014, the Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu Province.

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Mon, 11/08/2014 - 11:55
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39.7324
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Using space technologies to study algal bloom

Algal bloom in the west end of Lake Erie captured by MODIS

Using a remote sensing technology that was originally developed for Mars exploration, NASA researchers are taking a closer look at algal bloom in Lake Erie in Northern America.

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Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:40
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42.0669
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Viet Nam to boost use of satellite technology for agriculture

Vegitation Map of Mekong Delta

Viet Nam’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Le Quoc Doanh, announced last week plans for Viet Nam to use remote sensing technology in order to boost crop production in th

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Mon, 04/08/2014 - 12:50
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