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Dominican Republic - National Training course

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The training course in Santo Domingo was co-organized by the National Emergency Commission in its role as coordinator of the National Council for

Date: 

13/05/2013 to 17/05/2013

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Title of Training: 

Remote Sensing in the Context of Floods

Trainers: 

UN-SPIDER, CATHALAC and IGAC

Target Group: 

Members of the Interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (EIGEO-GR)

Training Profile: 

Following the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) conducted in January 2010 as well as the consequent Institutional Strenghtening Mission (ISM) in November 2011, the interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (Equipo de Información Geo-Espacial para Gestión de Riesgos - EIGEO-GR) was established in the Dominican Republic. It incorporates nearly 15 government ministries, agencies and university centers. EIGEO-GR is headed by a representative of the National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias).

The one-week training for EIGEO-GR members in Santo Domingo focused on the use of space-based information in case of floods. It comprised lectures as well as hands-on training using different data types and software packages.

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19

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-70

Sixth International Conference:Earth From Space:The Most Effective Solutions

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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6th International Conference: EARTH FROM SPACE: The Most Effective Solutions

 6th International Conference "Earth from Space" - the Most Effective Solutions" is a  wide platform for discussing the ways of space information development. Special attention will be drawn to the issues of access to satellite imagery data and near real-time satellite based monitoring services by the civil society in Russia and in the world.

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56

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38

Date: 

01/10/2013 to 03/10/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 15/09/2013

Venue City: 

Moscow

Venue: 

Vatutinki Complex, Moscow

Event Organisers: 

ScanEx Research and Development Center (ScanEx R&D Center)
Transparent World NGO
Center for information Technologies Development (CJSC)

Language of event: 

1

Cloudless Atlas: Building a perfect map of the world

Italy cloudless - seen from space

The mapping startup MapBox is a platform that offers users to make custom maps based on open data like OpenStreetMap - free of charge for the standard and paid for premium options. With Cloudless Atlas, on 14 May 2013, they announced the release of "the World's Most Beautiful Map".

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 15/05/2013 - 09:47
Wed, 05/15/2013

Pakistan: Building flash flood resilience in mountainous regions

As flash floods hit Pakistan in February and caused damage over a wide area which also killed 29 people in various area in Peshawar, ICIMOD, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development and host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, tries to help communities in understand and adapt to the impact of human development and climate change.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 11/03/2013 - 08:59

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34

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72
Mon, 03/11/2013

CryoSat Third User Workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Image CryoSat

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51

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14

Date: 

12/03/2013 to 14/03/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 18/02/2013

Venue City: 

Dresden

Venue: 

TU Dresden

Event Organisers: 

European Space Agency

Language of event: 

1

4th EARSeL Workshop on Education and Training

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

Remote sensing of the earth covers many topics that are significant for natural science disciplines in school and university curricula.

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41

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17

Date: 

04/06/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 08/04/2013

Venue City: 

Matera, Italy

Venue: 

University of Basilicata, Matera, Italy

Event Organisers: 

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

Co-organisers: 

University of Basilicata

Language of event: 

1

UN-SPIDER Updates November 2012

Issue Date: 

Thu, 06/12/2012
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In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

Portfolio: 

USGS: New GLS Visualization Interface

USGS released a new EROS Science Processing Architecture (ESPA) GLS Visualization Interface. The new interface allows users to immediately download Global Land Survey (GLS) 2010 and GLS 2005 Surface Reflectance Products. GLS 2000 surface reflectance products will be available soon as well.

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 09/11/2012 - 08:00

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Fri, 11/09/2012

Cameroon: Satellite imagery for floods in Logone et Chari

UN-SPIDER, upon the request of its National Focal Point in Cameroon, requested support through its network to acquire satellite imagery of the Kousseri area, Logone et Chari district, in the far North of Cameroon. The region is experiencing serious floods leaving tens of thousands of people homeless and causing heavy damages.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 24/10/2012 - 16:41

Country/Region: 

Wed, 10/24/2012

NASA Satellites observe Monsoon Season Floods in Pakistan

The summer of 2012 marked the third consecutive monsoon season in Pakistan that caused widespread flood damage. These images show part of the irrigation infrastructure. Both images show flood conditions, but flood waters shifted between the date of the earlier image, acquired September 19, 2012, and the later image, acquired October 5, 2012.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:26

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Free tagging: 

Wed, 10/10/2012

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