Colombia

Remote sensing course on object-oriented image analysis

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Since two years ago, the Research and Investigation Centre Remote Sensing Group and Geographic Applications (CIAF) of the Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) has been conducting efforts in the area of ​​remote sensing applications using unmanned platforms (UAV-DRONES) with the support of German Aerospace Agency "DLR".

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03/02/2016 to 04/02/2016

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Wed, 03/02/2016

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Bogota

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IGAC

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  • Colombia

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Spanish

New Recommended Practice provided by Colombian Regional Support Office

Contraction and expansion of water bodies during La Niña event in Colombia

The Colombian Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER (IGAC) has provided a new Recommended Practice with detailed step-by-step procedures on how to derive useful information from satellite imagery.

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Recommended practices on water body changes

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Thu, 28/01/2016 - 16:03

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Thu, 01/28/2016

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Adaptation in agriculture to climatic variability and change

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The regional office UNSIPER support for Colombia RSO - IGAC in collaboration with the Colombian Corporation for Agricultural Research “CORPOICA” show the paper called: "Using satellite images to identify areas affected by drought" at the international seminar: ADAPTATION AGRICULTURAL SECTOR TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND VARIABILITY, which includes the participation of international speake

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05/10/2015 to 09/10/2015

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Fusagasuga

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  • Colombia

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Research and the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Cundinamarca (Colombia)

The regional office UNSIPER support for Colombia RSO - IGAC

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Colombian Corporation for Agricultural Research “CORPOICA”

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Esri to support developing countries enhancing their climate resilience

Colombia, Ethiopia and Bangladesh will receive Esri's support to become more climate-resilient (Image: US Navy)

Colombia, Ethiopia and Bangladesh will receive Esri’s support to enhance their climate resilience.

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Thu, 11/06/2015 - 08:37

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IGAC: Monitoring mining areas in Colombia

Opencast mining image in the north-eastern of Antioquia, Colombia (Image: IGAC/CIAF)

The Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) through its Research and Development in Geographic Information - CIAF, is developing a methodology to support the identification of illegal areas of opencast mining activities in the north-east of Antioquia Department, Colombia, by using remote sensing and geographic information systems.

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Thu, 04/06/2015 - 07:34

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IGAC: Preparing for the 2015 International Geomatic Week

International Geomatic Week 2015 will particularly focus on "Geospatial information for building peace"

IGAC, the Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, as part of the celebration of its 80 year anniversary, is presenting the sixth edition of the International Geomatics Week. This time the event will take place between 10 and 14 August of 2015 at the Wyndham Hotel Bogota, Colombia.

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Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:01

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Honduras and Colombia share knowledge to reduce disaster risks

Hurricane Mitch approaching Honduras in 1998 (Image: NASA)

Honduran and Colombian authorities participated in an exchange of knowledge to reduce

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Wed, 08/04/2015 - 12:22

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Colombia: IGAC holds workshop on remote sensing for floods and landslides

The 2014 international SELPER Symposium took place in Medellín, Colombia

In order to transfer knowledge between institutions engaged in research, development and application of remote sensing and spatial information systems, the Codazzi-IGAC and Geographic Research Centre Application Professional (CIAF) gave a workshop on the use of remote sensing images in the case of floods and landslides on 3 October 2014.

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Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:00

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IGAC: Development of Forest Fire Detection and Classification App

Classification of a Forest Fire in Salamanca Island Road Park, Colombia, based on a 8 LDCM Landsat image

The Research and Development in Geographic Information Centre (CIAF) of IGAC, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, is working on the development of tools for

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Wed, 17/09/2014 - 10:21

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IGAC: Agro-climatic Drought Risk Management using NDVI

Time series of NDVI average 2001-2004 of clean pasture areas

Continuing progress in studies and advancing in the area of drought monitoring in agricultural areas, the Remote Sensing Group of the Center for Research and Development in Geographic Information of IGAC (CIAF) in Colombia, has been analyzing time series of the Normalized Differenced Vegetation Index (NDVI) based on MODIS data obtained by NASA's Terra

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Thu, 28/08/2014 - 13:53

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5

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-74
Thu, 08/28/2014

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