Geospatial Information

Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) in Fragile Contexts

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Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) in Fragile Contexts Logo. Image: UNITAR
This e-learning course was created as part of the Earth Observation for Sustainable Development: Fragility, Conflict and Security project funded by the European Space Agency and aims to give a short but practical introduction to Geospatial Infomation Technology (GIT) in states affected by fragility, with a focus on

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Centre for Geospatial Information Science opens at Edo State Polytechnic in Nigeria

This Envisat image highlights the lower Niger River system in the West African country of Nigeria, where the Niger River (left) and the Benue River merge. Image: ESA

The Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, has concluded preparations to unveil the Centre for Geospatial Information Science (CGIS), a research and teaching unit that will utilize computer software and tools such as geographic information systems among others, to gather information for use in mining, agriculture, urban planning and health care.

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Wed, 27/02/2019 - 10:12

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New UN report on geospatial data for decision-making

Integrated Geospatial Information Framework report published in July 2018

The United Nations (UN) Statistics Division and the World Bank have published a new guide aimed at supporting nations worldwide, in particular, developing nations, in better utilizing geospatial data in the decision-making process.

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Mon, 20/08/2018 - 14:18

Imaging and geospatial information highlighted at IGTF 2015

Imaging and geospatial technology as main focus of the IGTF 2015 taking place in Florida, USA (Image: NASA)

The Imaging and Geospatial Technology Forum (IGTF) is took place from 4 to 8 May 2015 in Florida, USA, to present new trends, products and general enhancements related to imaging and geospatial data.  

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Wed, 06/05/2015 - 14:06

UN-SPIDER participates in DigitalGlobe ENGAGE 2015 Conference

The Engage2015 conference brought together professionals from the earth observation field and decision makers worldwide (Image: DigitalGlobe)

DigitalGlobe organised this week, 27 to 29 April, the ENGAGE 2015 conference in London. It  focused on the importance of geospatial information and tools to help overcome challenges.

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Thu, 30/04/2015 - 10:14

USA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is the primary source of geospatial intelligence for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence Community. NGA provides geospatial intelligence, in support of U.S. national security and defense, as well as disaster relief. (NGA, 18.12.2014)

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ICIMOD: Collaboration project for geospatial applications

Himalayan Mountains seen from Space by ESA's Envisat.

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Nepal, ICIMOD, reached an agreement with the Asian Institute of Technology and Management to mainstream the development of geospatial applications.

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Wed, 22/01/2014 - 16:31

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Sri Lanka: Approval for spatial data infrastructure implementation

Approval to build the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

Recognizing geospatial information as an essential resource that supports the economic, social and environmental interests, the Survey Department of Sri Lanka has recently received a Cabinet approval to build the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). The goal is to provide and integrate geographically-referenced

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:30

IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2013

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society and the IGARSS 2013 Local Organising Committee invites leading scientists, engineers and educators from diverse disciplines that make up the Geoscience and Remote Sensing Community to Melbourne, Australia for IGARSS 2013.

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21/07/2013 to 26/07/2013

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Fri, 31/05/2013

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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Melbourne

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IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society

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Training: GIS Operation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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ITC, University of Twente

The growing global interest in spatial information in all sectors calls for properly qualified personnel.

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This course is designed particularly for staff responsible for implementing geographical information production at national and regional agencies, local authorities and private companies.

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22/04/2013 to 14/07/2013

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ITC Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente

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Twente

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ITC Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente

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