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UN-SPIDER meets students of 20th Post Graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS

UN-SPIDER meets students of 20th Post Graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS at the UN Affiliated Centre for Space Science Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), Dehradun, India

The head of the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office, Shirish Ravan, visited the UN Affiliated Centre for Space Science Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), in Dehradun, India, on 25 August 2015; to interact with 24 international students attending Post Graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS. During the ceremony, the participants briefed about their background and how they would be using knowledge gained from this training course in their respective office in their home country.

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Geospatial Technologies for Crisis and Disaster in the Developing World

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The Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies at Delta State University (CIGIT), the Mississippi

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05/10/2015 to 09/10/2015

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Tue, 01/09/2015

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Delta State University Campus in Cleveland, Mississippi

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Cleveland, Mississippi

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies at Delta State University (CIGIT), Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), Secure World Foundation (SWF), GITA, United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) 

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ICT for Disaster Response

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This five (5) days training course explores how new information-, communication- and mapping technologies can be practically used to respond to disasters, augment situational awareness, improve relief coordination and much more. This course looks at a variety of real world examples from organizations working in the field and analyzes some of the key challenges related to access, implementation, scale, and verification that these new technologies can present. 

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28/09/2015 to 02/10/2015

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Mon, 21/09/2015

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IRES Training Centre, Njema Court, R2 Rhapta Road

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

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Indepth Research Services (IRES)

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ESRI maps for monitoring wildfires in Western US

Wildfires blazing in North California (Image: NASA)

ESRI has developed two interactive maps for wildfire monitoring in the Western coast of the United States, which can be shared and embedded into the end users' websites: the Wildfire Public Information Map and the 2015 California Wildfire Activity Map.

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Geo-Information in Disaster Situations (GIDS): 6th Edition

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The aim of the course is to enable participants to work with basic GIS tools and methodologies in preparation of

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29/02/2016 to 11/03/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 30/10/2015

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

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University of Copenhagen

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Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

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There is a great need to utilize

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07/09/2015 to 11/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 31/08/2015

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

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ICIMOD: SERVIR project's success in combating forest fires

Land cleared for "jhoom", a traditional shifting cultivation in Northeast India (Image: Prashanthns)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO), has developed a programme in order to prevent and manage forest fires through the SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme, and in conjunction with the South Asian Forum for Environment (SAFE).

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Mon, 03/08/2015 - 10:32

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Humanitarian GIS Award for ICIMOD

Basanta Shrestha (in the middle), ICIMOD's Director of Strategic Cooperation, receiving the Award in San Diego (Image: ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD),  UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, has been awarded the “Humanitarian GIS Award” at the International User Conference, organized by the Environmental System Research Institute (Esri) in San Diego, California.

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Thu, 23/07/2015 - 10:25

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FOSS4G Conference 2016 Bonn

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FOSS4G is the annual global gathering for those both currently or potentially working with open source geospatial software. It brings together a mix of developers, users, decision makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation for six days of workshops, presentations, and discussions.

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24/08/2016 to 26/08/2016

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Bonn

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World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB), Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2, 53113 Bonn

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  • Germany

Event Organisers: 

Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)

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FOSS4G Conference 2015 Seoul

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FOSS4G is the annual global gathering for those both currently or potentially working with open source geospatial software. It brings together a mix of developers, users, decision makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation for six days of workshops, presentations, and discussions.

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14/09/2015 to 19/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 02/09/2015

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The K-Hotel, 70, Baumoe-ro 12-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul

Venue City: 

Seoul

Venue Country: 

  • Republic of Korea

Event Organisers: 

Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)

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Korean Spatial Information Society (KSIS)

Korea Alliance of Open Source Geospatial (KAOS-G)

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