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Survey of Kenya (SOK)

The Department of Surveys, commonly known as Survey of Kenya (SOK), is the official agency of the government of Kenya on all matters affecting land surveys and mapping. It has been in existence since 1903 and is one of the oldest Departments in the country. The department is responsible for national surveying and mapping. It is also the national focal point of GIS and Remote Sensing with representation in the Global Mapping Project organised by the International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM). The head of the department is the Director of survey.

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Ghana Geological Survey Department

Geological Survey Department (GSD) was founded in 1913 and has since been the main repository of the country’s geosciences database. GSD is responsible for the study of the country in detail to assess its resource potential.

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UN-SPIDER Social Media Survey Findings

Social Media Survey

UN-SPIDER conducted a Social Media Survey to understand the basic structure of Social Media use in non-profit organizations world-wide. A focus was put on the following questions:

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Sri Lanka Department of Survey and Mapping

The Survey Department of Sri Lanka is the National Surveying and Mapping Organisation and also the national focal point of GIS and Remote Sensing with representation in the Global Mapping Project organised by the International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM). Its mission is to provide high quality land information products and services through professionally qualified and dedicated personal.

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Ordnance Survey launches a new international GIS Organization

Ordnance Survey, the national mapping agency of Great Britain, will be launching in September a new international organization, Ordnance Survey International. The aim of this new international service is to help other countries around the world un-tap the potential of accurate geographic information (GI) by promoting the nation’s knowledge and expertise overseas and by providing expert advice and services in fields such as data collection and maintenance, product development and geospatial data management.

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Ecuadoran Geological Survey (SEGENA)

SEGENA was transformed into the Ecuadoran Institute for geological, mining and metallurgical research (INIGEMM) on the 29th of January, 2009. INIGEM’s main mission is to generate, organize and manage scientific and technological information on geological, mining and metallurgical issues at the national level, to assist in a territorial planning oriented towards a sustainable development of the mining resources and a preventive management of geological hazards.

Website: http://www.inigemm.gob.ec

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Dominican Geological Survey of the National Secretariat for Industry and Commerce (SGN)

The Geological Surveys are national organizations which guarantee an updated geological and environmental knowledge on the national territory of the Dominican Republic. They are responsible for executing national geological mapping on an appropriate scale, evaluating geological resources (mining, water, energy) and their integration into geo-referenced databases. They promote sectoral studies and research to mitigate environmental damage, and ensure a proper use of the land and the sustainability of its natural resources.

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Survey of Bangladesh (SOB)

The Survey of Bangladesh (SOB) is the national surveying and mapping agency for Bangladesh. The agency functions under the Ministry of Defence and is headed by the Surveyor General of Bangladesh.

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Give your input: 2012 WMO Survey on the Use of Satellite Data

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has launched a call for input for their 2012 Survey on the Use of Satellite Data. This Survey is designed to collect updated information on the worldwide status, plans and related challenges within three major areas:

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Wed, 27/06/2012 - 09:27

GSDI: Survey on sharing spatially-referenced data

Dear Geospatial Professionals,

As you know, the sharing of spatially-referenced data is a key concern among all in our geospatial community. Current sharing efforts range from local to national government efforts, sharing internationally within disciplinary and scientific sectors, sharing through global efforts such as the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), and sharing through public participation efforts such as Open Street Maps and similar citizen-sensor initiatives.

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