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USGS: Launch of 3D Elevation Program

Image showing the accurate flood information provided by 3DEP's maps

The US Geological Survey (USGS), along with other government agencies and the private sector, recently launched the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), composed on current and accurate three-dimensional m

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Thu, 28/08/2014 - 14:11
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IWG-SEM spring meeting 2014 (Munich)

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Date: 
20/05/2014 - 21/05/2014
Venue: 
DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany
Venue Country: 
Germany
Language of event: 
English

Participating Organizations: SERTIT, ITHACA, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS, DLR-ZKI, EC-DG ENTR, DLR-ZKI

 

IWG-SEM autumn meeting 2013 (Washington)

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Date: 
10/10/2013 - 11/10/2013
Venue: 
ICF Conference Center, Fairfax, Washington DC, USA
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Language of event: 
English

Participating Organizations: JAXA, PDC, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, NASA, ITHACA, EC-JRC, DLR-ZKI, GWU

 

Meeting Summary

The meeting covered following topics:

IWG-SEM spring meeting 2013 (Torino)

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Date: 
22/04/2013 - 23/04/2013
Venue: 
ITHACA, Torino, Italy
Venue Country: 
Italy
Language of event: 
English

Participating Organizations: DLR-ZKI, EC-JRC, EC-ECHO, EC-ENTR, DFO, ITHACA, JAXA, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS/EROS

 

IWG-SEM autumn meeting 2012 (Geneva)

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Date: 
15/10/2012 - 16/10/2012
Venue: 
Group on Earth Observations (GEO), Geneva, Switzerland
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Language of event: 
English

Participating Organizations: DLR-ZKI, GEO, ITHACA, JRC, NASA, National Geomatics Center of China, OGC, SERVIR, UNOSAT, USGS

 

IWG-SEM spring meeting 2012 (Ispra)

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Date: 
16/04/2012 - 17/04/2012
Venue: 
Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Venue Country: 
Italy
Language of event: 
English

Meeting Summary

This was the initial meeting where the IWG-SEM was founded. Its official name "International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping" and acronym were agreed.

Enhancing technical and procedural cooperation in satellite-based emergency mapping at global scale

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Date: 
19/09/2011 - 20/09/2011
Venue: 
Schloss Hohenkammer, near Munich, Germany
Venue Country: 
Germany
Language of event: 
English

Background

Over the last decade, the use of Earth Observation satellites to support disaster and emergency relief has significantly increased.

International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping (IWG-SEM)

IWG-SEMThe IWG-SEM is the volu

3rd International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 31/08/2014
Venue City: 
Dehradun
Basic Information
Date: 
10/11/2014 - 21/11/2014
Venue: 
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific

Co-organisers: 

Indian Institue of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO Satellite Centre

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Decision makers, senior space technologists, managers, researchers and professionals. Agencies and institutions involved in space-based technology.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

The language of the course is English. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.

Training Tuition: 
15,000.00 INR
Tuition Remarks: 

Accomodation for the participants will be arranged in hostel at IIRS, Dehradun. In addition the participants will have to pay 50 INR per day towards accomodation charges.

Additional Information: 

Course Coordinator (Small Satellite Missions), Indian Institue of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Department of Space, Government of India.

4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun 248001, India

+91-135-2524110 / +91-135-2744583

Fax: +91-135-2741987

Email: cssteap@iirs.gov.in

URL: http://www.iirs.gov.in

The training course aims to create awareness about small satellites, space technology and related opportunities by dissminating knowledge required for small satellite technology and infrastructure

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Galileo SATs 5-6 scheduled for 21 August 2014

Galileo's constellation of navigation satellites

Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system will soon increase: European Space Agency (ESA) announced the coming launch of Galileo SATs 5-6 on 21 August 2014, from Europe's Spaceport in Fr

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