100th edition of the SDI-Newsletter Latin America/Caribbean

With the July 2012 issue of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) newsletter for Latin America and the Caribbean (SDI-LAC), it reaches its 100 edition! The newsletter started up in January 2004 under editorship of Kate Lance who led its matters during thirteen numbers that included bilingual versions of some of their reported news. In July 2005, the Pan-American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) assumed its continued monthly edition until present.

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 08:29

From policies to action: Institutionalizing the use of space-based information in disaster-risk management and emergency response in Latin America

Juan Carlos Villagran de Leon, Programme Officer, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER)


GEOSS survey of progress - Call for participation

To all GIS, Remote Sensing or SDI specialists:

The Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Architecture and Data management Team is currently carrying out a survey of progress made to date. The survey is of greatest interest to practitioners that either use or distribute geospatial data. It is perhaps more germane to those who have used or tried to use the GEOSS Common Infrastructure.

The survey questionnaire contains five parts and you can skip to only those parts that are relevant to you. The five parts are:

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 14/02/2011 - 10:39

A new strategy to introduce SDI initiatives in Government of Punjab, Pakistan




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