Remote Sensing

Imaging and geospatial information highlighted at IGTF 2015

Imaging and geospatial technology as main focus of the IGTF 2015 taking place in Florida, USA (Image: NASA)

The Imaging and Geospatial Technology Forum (IGTF) is took place from 4 to 8 May 2015 in Florida, USA, to present new trends, products and general enhancements related to imaging and geospatial data.  

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Wed, 06/05/2015 - 14:06

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Sharing data to improve soil research in Canada

Spaced based data about the consistency of soil can help farmers make better decisions (Image: USDA-NRCS)

NASA is working together with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and its real-time In-situ Soil Monitoring for Agriculture network (RISMA) to improve and prepare information about the consistency of soil.

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Wed, 06/05/2015 - 09:58

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ICIMOD provides resources and expertise to support earthquake relief efforts in Nepal

ICIMOD supports relief operations in destroyed areas (Image:Hilmi Hacaloğlu)

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas (ICIMOD), formed a team of GIS and remote sensing experts to support relief efforts after the 7.8 earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015.

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Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:44

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28

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Training Course on GIS and Statistical Analysis for WASH Programmes

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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By completing this course, participants will be able to:

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Date: 

11/05/2015 to 16/05/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 04/05/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Event Organisers: 

IRES (Indepth Research Services)

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Pacific Islands GIS\RS User Conference 2015

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Since the inception of Pacific GIS/RS User Conference in 1999, this annual event has attracted a lot of participants. Each year the range of GIS/RS technologies presented cover an array of applications including the management of resources of the small island Pacific nations.

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-18

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16/11/2015 to 19/11/2015

Venue City: 

Suva

Venue: 

USP Japan ICT Auditorium

Venue Country: 

  • Fiji

Event Organisers: 

Pacific Island Countries GIS/RS (Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing in the Pacific)

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1

Easier access to Landsat data improves remote sensing research

Daily image acquisitions by Landsat satellites from 2000 to 2014, with a clear increase during last year. (Image: NASA)

The technological improvements of the past decade have brought into scene a faster and more efficient way of working with Landsat satellite data.

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Wed, 22/04/2015 - 08:02

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Wed, 04/22/2015

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Mapping global forests in unprecedented detail

Forest cover in South America viewed on the Geo-Wiki platform (Image: IIASA/Geo-Wiki/Google Earth)

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Geo-Wiki team have produced new global forest maps combining citizen science with different data sources.

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Tue, 07/04/2015 - 07:47

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Tue, 04/07/2015

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Satellite-based research shows greener Earth despite deforestation

Vegetation in savannas and shrublands helps to offset global deforestation (Image: CT Cooper)

A recent satellite-based study published in Nature Climate Change shows the world is becoming greener despite the high deforestation of some regions.

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Wed, 01/04/2015 - 13:40

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Satellites show earlier snowmelt in Wyoming, USA

Change in snow cover in analysed decades (Image: NASA)

A new NASA study about snowmelt in Wyoming shows, that the snow in a basin in northwest Wyoming now disappears about 16 days earlier than it did in the period from the 1970s through the 1990s. Snowmelt, as a water source, has a significant impact on agriculture and ecosystems in Wyoming.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 12:49

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44

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-108
Tue, 03/31/2015

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WGCapD Distance Education Course

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Date: 

06/05/2015 to 29/05/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 30/03/2015

Event Organisers: 

CEOS Working Groups on Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD) and Disasters (WGDisasters

Language of event: 

1

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