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TUM and DLR launch Future Lab for Artificial Intelligence for Earth Observation

Global 3D model of urban areas, generated using TanDEM-X Satellite data. Sophisticated AI procedures are used. Image: DLR/ TUM.

The Munich Technical University (TUM) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have launched a new initiative focussing on the development of artificial intelligence technologies in Earth observations. The Future Lab “Artificial Intelligence for

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Study report outlines next generation of data-based disaster management

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The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Working Group on Data and the International Science Council’s Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) have released a report on the next generation of disaster management systems.

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Sun, 20/10/2019 - 22:16

Applications open for UN-SPIDER Bonn International Conference “Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management in Africa: Challenges, Applications, Partnerships”

A sandstorm over the Sahara desert seen by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station in 2014. Image: ESA/NASA.

The importance of using space technologies in the disaster management process has received growing global recognition in recent years.

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Tue, 18/06/2019 - 15:35

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5th International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics

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The 5th International Conference on Big Data for official statistics will be held in Africa, namely in Kigali, Rwanda from 29 April until 3 May 2019. The first 3 days of the week will be devoted to training workshops for African countries and a seminar of activities of a Data Science Campus for official statistics.

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29/04/2019 to 03/05/2019

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Wed, 20/03/2019

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Data Science Campus

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Kigali

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  • Rwanda

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The United Nations Global Working Group (GWG) on Big Data for Official Statistics

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UN-SPIDER Updates November 2018

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Amazon is an American electronic and cloud computing company. In the market of cloud computing it is providing earth observation services, such as satellite images and processing for specific earth observation application. 

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UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting "Towards Big (Space) Data in Support of Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Response in Africa"

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12/11/2018

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Thu, 01/11/2018

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UN Campus

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Bonn

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  • Germany

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United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) through the UN-SPIDER Bonn office

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German Aerospace Center (DLR), in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and supported by the Centre for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces (ZFL) of the University of Bonn.

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UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting discusses use of big space data for disaster risk reduction and emergency reponse in Africa

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and

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Big Data and the Environment

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Future Learn's open online course on big data and the environment uses current examples to explore the potential benefits of environmental big data. Taking place over a duration of 3 weeks with free hours of study time, the course is recurrent and not continuously available, but frequently opens for new students.  

 

 

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07/11/2018

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