Recognizing geospatial information as an essential resource that supports the economic, social and environmental interests, the Survey Department of Sri Lanka has recently received a Cabinet approval to build the National
The Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) is an interdisciplinary research center chartered by the provost and affiliated with the College of Science at George Mason University. CSISS currently operates Laboratory for Advanced Information Technology and Standards (LAITS).
The course is targeted at participants who require knowledge and skills on the use of GIS and RS in their organization for disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction, Early Warning.
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The training is designed for participants with reasonable reading and understanding skills in English. It is an advantage, but not a prerequisite, that the participants have prior knowledge in Diasaster Risk Management and a basic working knowledge in GIS and Remote Sensing technologies. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.
Accommodation is arranged upon request but not included in the tuition fee.
At the St. Augustine campus of the University of West Indies, host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, more than 40 Caribbean data managers, IT specialists and software developers concluded this weekend a one-week advanced training in "GeoNode".
The NSDI is entity responsible for the technology, policies, standards, human resources and related activities necessary to acquire process, distribute, use, maintain and preserve spatialdata throughout all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors and academia.
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
The joint GSDI World Conference (GSDI 13), GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference (GEOIDE 2012), Canadian Geomatics Conference (CGC 2012) and 3DGeoInfo (2012) will take place in historic Québec City, Canada at the Québec City Conference Center in the heart of the city. Primary partners in organizing this conference include the GSDI Association and GEOIDE.
The theme for this conference is Spatially Enabling Government, Industry and Citizens.
In a statement delivered at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Permanent Representative to the United Nations Libran Cabactulan shared the Philippine experience in the aftermath of tropical storm Ketsana and typhoon Parma last year. The Philippines has expressed its support for the use outer space technologies to help deal with disasters and calamities.