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National Science Fundation (NSF)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare;

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The Philippines: Government to complete flood hazard mapping in 2016

satellite image of floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Philippines wants to finish up the mapping process of all flood prone zones in the country by 2016.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16
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12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

NASA is launching its third global Space App challenge

Blue marble

NASA and other space agencies are preparing for the third annual International Space Apps Challenge on 12 and 13 April 2014.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 25/03/2014 - 11:29

The 34th EARSeL Symposium 2014

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 15/04/2014
Venue City: 
Warsaw
Basic Information
Date: 
16/06/2014 - 20/06/2014
Venue: 
Old Library Main Campus Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
Venue Country: 
Poland
Event Organisers: 

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies

Co-organisers: 

Department of Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics of Polish Geographical Society

Institute of Geodesy and Cartography

Space Research Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences

Language of event: 
English
Logo of the Symposium

EARSeL is a scientific network of European rem

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52.2297
longitude: 
21.0122

Offshore wind farms could weaken hurricane power

Satellite image of hurricane Katrina

A recent study conducted by Mark Z.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 28/02/2014 - 08:37
latitude: 
29.9511
longitude: 
-90.0715

UK Floods: Developers join to create flood-relief apps

ALI image of UK floods

More than 200 developers including from Google, Facebook and Twitter joined on February 16 to work on app improvements to help public responses to the UK floods.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 20/02/2014 - 14:35
latitude: 
52.3555
longitude: 
-1.17432

UN Report stresses Importance of Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction

On 20 September 2012, the United Nations Secretariat published the "2012 MDG Gap Task Force Report".

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 21/09/2012 - 10:49

Spatial World Forum 2013

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 15/10/2012
Venue City: 
Rotterdam
Basic Information
Date: 
13/05/2013 - 16/05/2013
Venue: 
World Trade Centre
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

Geospatial Media and Communications (formerly GIS Development)

Co-organisers: 

Dutch Kadaster

Language of event: 
English

Geospatial World Forum is a premier event for the global geospatial community showcasing state-of-the-art technology and its utility in the world economy.

Joint GSDI 14 World Conference and AfricaGIS 2013 Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Addis Abbaba
Basic Information
Date: 
04/11/2013 - 08/11/2013
Venue: 
The UNECA Conference Center
Venue Country: 
Ethiopia
Event Organisers: 

EIS-Africa
The GSDI Association
The International Geospatial Society
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Language of event: 
English

AfricaGIS is the largest regularly occurring GIS conference in Africa with participants from the entirety of the continent.

Sudanese Ministry of Science and Technology

The Ministry of Science and Technology is responsible of contributing effectively to the construction of civilization by harnessing scientific research, science and technology for the development o