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USGS announces forthcoming 3D Elevation Programme

High-resolution lidar image of Mount St. Helens, Washington

A new 3D Elevation Programme (3DEP), is the outcome of a partnership between USGS and other federal, state, local

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 24/07/2014 - 10:52
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23rd Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Siem Reap
Basic Information
Date: 
28/07/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue Country: 
Cambodia
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
CBDRR practitioners who want to develop their capacities and essential skills and knowledge on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction as well as interested persons who would like to know more about CBDRR
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

The course is open for participants from various sectors including, local government departments, NGOs, INGOs, UN, IFRC, national emergency response agencies and private sector. Participants from policy and senior management levels of government, UN, donor organizations and INGOs are welcome if they are interested to learn about how CBDRR is operationalized. As course participants come from a diverse range of countries and organizations, and the class size is limited to 30 persons, ADPC accepts nominations from Asia and the Pacific on a first come, first served basis, provided that the applicant meets the course requirements. A limited number of participants from other regions will also be accepted, on a case by case and "first come first served" basis.

Tuition Remarks: 

Package A with accommodation: US$3,175
Package B without accommodation: US$2,275

Additional Information: 

For more information please contact Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Training Services Department (TSD) 979/66-70, 24th Floor SM Tower Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai Bangkok, 10400 Tel: +66 (02) 298 0681-92 Cell Phone: +66 87 697 7535 Fax: +66 (02) 298 0012-13 Skype ID: ADPC_Training Email: tsu@adpc.net

The CBDRR course provides an opportunity to practitioners to learn, upgrade and share essential skills and knowledge to systematically address disaster risk reduction challenges at the communi

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E-Learning course: Risk analysis

Basic Information
Date: 
15/05/2014 - 09/06/2014
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

National Institute of Disaster Management NIDM, India

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

During the last decade risk analysis has emerged as an effective a

IGAC: Development of a Spectral Library

Internal Working Group of Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy of CIAF-IGAC (2013/201

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Geographic Institute Ag

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Wed, 26/03/2014 - 14:00
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US National Drought Mitigation Center

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management ra

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9th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 20/09/2013
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
21/10/2013 - 01/11/2013
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Co-organisers: 

- The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) - The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC) - UNITARS Operational satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is open to all participants who are working or will be working in the organizations where spatial information is used or considered to be used for the purpose of disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction. There is no prerequisite GIS knowledge for participant who is interested in this course. The course welcome participants from all geographic areas, however the class size is limited to 30 persons. ADPC accepts nomination on a first come, first served basis provided the applicant meets the course requirement.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants must be fully conversant in English.

Training Tuition: 
3,175.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers the course tuition, training materials, accommodation with breakfast, meeting package, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch and dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses. Participant who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,275

Additional Information: 

The training will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Exact venue to be confirmed at a later date.

COURSE OVERVIEW:

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ASCE-ICVRAM-ISUMA 2014

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 30/04/2013
Venue City: 
Liverpool
Basic Information
Date: 
13/07/2013 - 16/07/2013
Venue: 
University of Liverpool
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

American Society of Civil Engineers

Language of event: 
English
American Society of Civil Enginieers

 

Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM2014) & 

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University of West Indies conducts geo-training

At the St.

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Thu, 28/02/2013 - 11:49
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Master of Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

University of Leicester

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

A first- or second-class honours degree or an acceptable equivalent professional qualification. Special consideration is given to applications from people with relevant work experience and knowledge.

Tuition Remarks: 

Home/EU: £8,445
International: £9,725
Discounted fee for students studying in eligible countries: £7,350

Additional Information: 

Master program is offered in March and September each year.
Duration of the degree is two years by distance learning, plus 3 optional study events.

This programme provides anyone with a vocational or academic interest in risk, crisis and disaster management with an exceptional opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding across

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4th EARSeL Workshop on Cultural and Natural Heritage

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 08/04/2013
Venue City: 
Matera, Italy
Basic Information
Date: 
06/06/2013 - 07/06/2013
Venue: 
University of Basilicata, Matera, Italy
Venue Country: 
Italy
Event Organisers: 

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

Co-organisers: 

University of Basilicata

Language of event: 
English
European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

The cultural and practical interconnections between Environment, Culture and Territory are the framework of this event. The scientific committee selected some priority themes related to:

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