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Colombia: Training Course on interpreting SAR Images for Land Cover Monitoring

The Research and Investigation Centre of Remote Sensing and Geographic Applications (CIAF), which is part of UN-SPIDER's Colombian Regional Support Office IGAC, together with the support of the

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Tue, 27/05/2014 - 09:15
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4.59806
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-74.0758

Japan: Preparing for launch of ALOS-2

ALOS-2 be capable of observing day and night

Japan's next generation Earth Observation satellite ALOS-2 will be launched from Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center on 24 May 2014.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 20/03/2014 - 08:31
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30.4141
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130.901

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Databases and compilations of geospatial data

Earth Observation data and data products provide crucial information for disaster risk management and emergency response.

ArcGIS Desktop (esri)

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free to try
Costs (USD): 
$500.00
Comment: 
broad, user friendly
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
DGN
File types: 
DWG
File types: 
DXF
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
HDF
File types: 
IMG
File types: 
Jpeg
File types: 
shp
File types: 
TIFF
Screenshot: 

ArcGIS Explorer Desktop (esri)

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
easily extendable, different languages available, user friendly, create presentations
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
BIL
File types: 
BIP
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
BSQ
File types: 
CIF
File types: 
DGN
File types: 
DWG
File types: 
DXF
File types: 
ERDAS *.GIS
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
Graphics Interchange Format (.gif)
File types: 
MrSID
File types: 
RAS
File types: 
RLC
File types: 
shp
File types: 
Sun
File types: 
TIFF
File types: 
VPF
Screenshot: 

ArcGIS Map Viewer (esri)

Software type: 
Web GIS (display only)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Requirements: 
Sign up to save map
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
HDF
File types: 
KML
File types: 
KMZ
File types: 
txt
File types: 
WFS
File types: 
wmf
File types: 
WMS
Screenshot: 

ArcGIS Online (esri)

Software type: 
Web GIS (display only)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Requirements: 
Sign up
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Interactive, share content
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
BigTIFF
File types: 
DBF
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
shp
File types: 
TIFF
File types: 
WFS
File types: 
WMS
Screenshot: 

BRAT Basic Radar Altimetry Toolbox (ESA, CNES)

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Broad
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
DAT
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
HDF
File types: 
KML
File types: 
NetCDF
File types: 
TIFF
Screenshot: 

Pakistan: SUPARCO hosts COSPAS-SARSAT Search and Rescue Exercises

SAR exercises on 30 April, 7 March and training course from 8 to 19 July.

Two Search and Rescue (SAR) exercises and a basic SAR training course were hosted by the Pakistan Rescue Coordinate Centre (PARCC).

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 31/07/2013 - 15:22
latitude: 
24.8934
longitude: 
67.0281