Remote Sensing

IGAC: Monitoring mining areas in Colombia

Opencast mining image in the north-eastern of Antioquia, Colombia (Image: IGAC/CIAF)

The Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) through its Research and Development in Geographic Information - CIAF, is developing a methodology to support the identification of illegal areas of opencast mining activities in the north-east of Antioquia Department, Colombia, by using remote sensing and geographic information systems.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 07:34

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7

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-75
Thu, 06/04/2015

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Viet Nam and India cooperate in remote sensing technology

True color satellite image of the Gulf of Tonkin in Vietnam (Image: NASA)

The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Indian Department of Space will promote cooperation in remote sensing and outer space technology via joint projects in human resources training and in applying remote sensing technology.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 16:08

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14

longitude: 

108
Mon, 05/18/2015

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The 36th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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ACRS is one of the largest remote sensing conferences in Asia. ACRS 2015 will bring together students, researchers, scientists, engineers, policy makers, professionals and practitioners from developed and developing countries from and around Asia to share insights into the challenges and opportunities of remote sensing and related geospatial technologies in building resiliency and encouraging economic growth and development.

latitude: 

15

longitude: 

121

Date: 

19/10/2015 to 23/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 01/07/2015

Venue City: 

Manila

Venue: 

Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria

Venue Country: 

  • Philippines

Event Organisers: 

Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS) and Philippine Geosciences and Remote Sensing Society (PHILGRSS).

Language of event: 

1

Cuba promotes use of satellite remote scanning and detecting

Cuba from space (Image: NASA)

At the Cuban Convention on Earth Sciences, the country presented “A Look to the Outer Space” which promotes the use of satellite remote scanning and detecting to be used for the country”s economy.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 17:12

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latitude: 

23

longitude: 

-82
Mon, 05/11/2015

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0

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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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 14:06

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latitude: 

28

longitude: 

-82
Wed, 05/06/2015

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0

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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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 09:58

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latitude: 

56

longitude: 

-106
Wed, 05/06/2015

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0

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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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:44

latitude: 

28

longitude: 

84
Tue, 05/05/2015

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0

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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-1

longitude: 

37

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0

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)

Language of event: 

1

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.

latitude: 

-18

longitude: 

178

Date: 

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)

Language of event: 

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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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 08:02

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latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Wed, 04/22/2015

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0

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