Geospatial Information

Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing

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English
ITC, University of Twente

The task of managing land use and the Earth’s resources is becoming increasingly important owing to the rising world population and economic growth. To keep pace with demand, planners, resources managers and application scientists now make considerable use of frequently acquired high-resolution and/or multispectral images.

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The course is intended to train staff to function at the supervisory level in rapidly changing map and geo-information production environments. It focuses on state-of-the-art technology in the field of remote sensing and digital image processing for information extraction, as well as on its consequences for applications by GIS specialists. The course is targeted at staff from government agencies and private companies who have practical professional experience in remote sensing and/or photogrammetry and who wish to become familiar with state-of-the-art technology. GIS specialists who make regular use of digitally acquired spatial reference data and are interested in the source and accuracy of these data would also significantly benefit from this course.

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Date: 

22/04/2013 to 14/07/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 01/03/2013

Venue: 

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

Venue City: 

Twente

Event Organisers: 

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

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Geospatial Data: Datasets Repository List available

Dr. Karen Payne from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government in Athens, GA (USA), as part of a paper she wrote compiled a list of data repositories that end users may find useful. The list is designed to point to free downloadable primary geographic datasets useful in humanitarian

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Mon, 05/11/2012 - 07:31

Joint GSDI 14 World Conference and AfricaGIS 2013 Conference

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English

AfricaGIS is the largest regularly occurring GIS conference in Africa with participants from the entirety of the continent.

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04/11/2013 to 08/11/2013

Venue: 

The UNECA Conference Center

Venue City: 

Addis Abbaba

Event Organisers: 

EIS-Africa
The GSDI Association
The International Geospatial Society
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Language of event: 

1

Chilean National System for the Coordination of Territorial Information (SNIT)

The SNIT is part of the Chilean Ministry of National Assets. One of the main goals of the SNIT is to make public geospatial information available to citizens, and diverse organizations; for use in decision-making. The SNIT is a permanent mechanism of institutional coordination created to optimize the management of geospatial information in Chile. The SNIT is the focal point for National Geospatial Data Infrastructure.

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UNGIWG becomes Open Geospatial Consortium member

The United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) has taken Principal level membership in the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). The UNGIWG addresses topics related to geospatial information sharing and quality of location information. The group is working across the United Nations to improve the efficient use of geographic information for better decision-making, to promote standards and norms for maps and other geospatial and location information and to provide a forum for discussing common issues and emerging technological changes.

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Thu, 05/07/2012 - 15:37

UN-SPIDER participates in meeting of UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management

More than 50 global geospatial experts got together in Amsterdam on 24th April 2012, including David Stevens representing UN-SPIDER, to discuss the “Future trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision”.

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 07/05/2012 - 09:22

The 5th Spatial Sociocultural Knowledge Workshop - Enhancing situational awareness and understanding for stabilisation and disaster relief operations

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English

Aim

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52

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-2

Date: 

19/06/2012

Venue City: 

Shrivenham

Venue: 

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

Event Organisers: 

Cranfield University

Language of event: 

1

GMES: e-GEOS wins contracts from the European Commission to provide satellite data and maps for emergency management

e-GEOS has won two tenders launched by the European Commission worth a total of EUR 9.6 million, as part of the GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) programme.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:30

Esri and GeoEye Developing Global Crisis Response Service

New Service Will Give Esri ArcGIS Users Easier Access to Current, High-resolution Imagery during Global Crises

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 16:12

OGC Reduces Membership Fees for Developing Nations

 To support the current trend toward more global participation in the OGC’s open standards process, the OGC has responded to requests for a fee structure that gives certain categories of organizations discounts based on their country of registration. These categories include government, academic, research, not-for-profit, individuals, and some for-profit organizations. Discounts are based on world economic indicator data compiled and published by the World Bank.

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 23/05/2011 - 15:37

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