Remote Sensing

Jordan and Korea sign GIS cooperation protocol

Jordan seen from space

On Monday 20 October 2014, the Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre (RJGC) signed a cooperative agreement with two Korean companies for the provision of technical support in areas such as remote sensing, GIS and cadastrial science.

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UN-SPIDER Training Course on Space Technologies for Drought Monitoring

Participants of the training programme in Beijing.

Back to back with its United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment" in Beijing, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office offered an international training course on Drought Monitoring and Assessment Using Space Technology from 18 to 22 September, 2014. The participants included experts from Member States with which UN-SPIDER has previously cooperated.

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UN-SPIDER hosts joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Multi-Risk Modeling for Disaster Management

Experts from IRIDeS, the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chiba University and DLR joined the UN-SPIDER mini-workshop.

On 19 and 20 September 2014, UN-SPIDER hosted a joint workshop with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Tohoku University, International Research Institute of

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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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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 China's National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation announced according to the Chinese News Agency Xinhua.

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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

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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 through facilitation of various forums (Conferences, Seminars and Capacity Building Programmes) meant to equip the industry players with relevant and up-to-date information vital to the sound management of organizations through application of the modern ICT in various business sectors with our clientele organizations reading as

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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

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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 [at] e-enhancement.com www.e-enhancement.com. Skype: Stevie.njenga

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08/09/2014 to 12/09/2014

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e-Enhancement Centre Ltd

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Nairobi

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The Enhancement Center, Nairobi.

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SPIE Remote Sensing Conference

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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 generated by them, as well as a way to share that information with peers within science, government, and industry while furthering that impact world-wide.

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22/09/2014 to 25/09/2014

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Amsterdam

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Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre

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SPIE Europe

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

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5th ESA Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing

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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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08/09/2014 to 12/09/2014

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Mon, 30/06/2014

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University of Valencia

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Valencia

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University of Valencia

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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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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.

The satellite will be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out land surveys, monitor crop yields and aid in preventing and reducing natural disasters, the center said.

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