Institutions

In its role as a bridge between communities dedicated to risk management, emergency response and space technologies, UN-SPIDER facilitates global and regional networking of organizations and institutions. This list of institutions contains profiles including information on mandates, capacities and skills in each institution.

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  1. CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (SDIM) was formally established in 2013. SDIM is jointly sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), and hosted by the...
  2. The Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) is a government agency of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia. It is in charge of producing and managing the scientific and technical...
  3. The Department of Prevention and Emergency of the District of Bogotá (DPAE) was created in 1999 with the function to coordinate all prevention and emergency response activities in Bogota. In 2010, DPAE ceased to exist and all its functions were...
  4. The Colombian Geological Survey (previously INGEOMINAS) is attached to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, which is part of the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation (SNCTI ). It performs basic and applied scientific research on the...
  5. The CCE is the gateway, through which, Colombia can achieve strengthening of knowledge of the Earth and Outer Space by means of coordination, agreement, and institutional and social participation (including modern technologies and the information...
  6. The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) coordinates civil space-borne observations of the Earth.  Participating agencies strive to enhance international coordination and data exchange, and to optimize societal benefit. Currently, there...
  7. The Conservation Biology Institute (CBI) provides scientific expertise to support the conservation and recovery of biological diversity in its natural state, through applied research, education, planning, and community service. The CBI utilizes GIS...
  8. The CGIAR is a global partnership of research organizations dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger, improving human health and nutrition, and enhancing ecosystem resilience through agricultural research. The Consortium for Spatial Information (...
  9. The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  10. CIMSS is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...
  11. Copernicus is the European flagship programme for monitoring the Earth, using a combination of satellite and ground (in-situ) sensors. Next to the Space segment, encompassing the fleet of Sentinel satellites and a number of contributing missions,...
  12. The Copernicus Emergency Management Service is one of the six main services that the Copernicus Programme, the European Union’s Earth Observation programme, provides on a global scale. The service supports crisis managers, Civil Protection...
  13. The Global Land Component in the framework of GMES Initial Operations (GIO) is earmarked as a component of the Land service to operate “a multi-purpose service component” that will provide a series of bio-geophysical products on the status and...
  14. The CSIR is one of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organizations in Africa, and was established in a science council Act of Parliament in South Africa, in 1945. Initially, the CSIR focused its efforts...
  15. The Dartmouth Flood Observatory's mission is: - to acquire and preserve for public use a digital map record of the Earth’s changing surface water, including changes related to floods, droughts, wetlands, shorelines, lakes, and reservoirs; -  Conduct...

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