Colombia

Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC)

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) of Colombia and UNOOSA signed a cooperation agreement to establish a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in 2011. IGAC is promoting the use of

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Colombian Space Commission (CCE)

The CCE is the gateway, through which, Colombia can achieve strengthening of knowledge of the Earth and Outer Space by mean of processes of coordination, agreement, institutional and social participation, including modern technologies and the information provided by missions on Communications,

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Recommended Practices: Using Space Technologies for Disaster and Risk Management

4th Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices on 11 February 2013
Example of a Flood Map

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of

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Recommended Practices on Space Technologies and Disaster

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IGAC: New Satellite image processing system

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows floods in Colombia

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Colombia, Instituto Geografico Agustin Codazzi (IGAC), has enhanced its capacities to create accurate maps and baselines by acquiring a GeoImaging Accelerator (GXL) Satellite and Aerial processing system from the remote sensing software provider

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Thu, 30/01/2014 - 11:47

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Thu, 01/30/2014

Colombia: IGAC publishes USGS Landsat 8 Products Guide

Remote sensing course and spatial analysis

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, has published a guide in Spanish for the use and processing of LDCM-Landsat 8 products.

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Mon, 04/11/2013 - 10:23

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Mon, 11/04/2013

Colombia: Geomatics Week 2013 concluded

The 2013 Geomatic Week took place from 30 September to 4 October in Bogota

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), host to UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, successfully ended the fourth version of the International Geomatics Week. The 2013 event focused on "geospatial technologies and management of the territory". The event took place from 30 September to 4 October in Bogota, Colombia.

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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:17

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Fri, 11/01/2013

IGAC: Applying the Land Cover Classification System in Colombia

LCCS on a map of Bogota, Colombia

The internal network of the

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Wed, 24/07/2013 - 10:01

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Wed, 07/24/2013

IGAC: Ready for the 2013 International Geomatic Week

Logo Geomatics Week 2013

On 30 September 2013, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, will kick off the “Geomatic Week 2013” in Bogota, Colombia. The event aims at promoting academic and technological advances leading to the development of technologies, methodologies and applications in the field of Geomatics.

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Thu, 20/06/2013 - 17:23

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Thu, 06/20/2013

IGAC: Opening of GIS Specialization Programme

Opening Ceremony of Opening Specialization GIS Programme, Bogota

On 22 April 2013, the Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), in agreement with the Distrital University (Francisco Jose de Caldas), welcomed new students specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the auditorium of the Research and Investigation Centre (CIAF).

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Tue, 30/04/2013 - 08:20

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Tue, 04/30/2013

IGAC: Using Remote Sensing to map land degradation

Degree Erosion Map of Paipa, Boyacá, Colombia

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia IGAC (Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute) is currently working on elaborating approaches of using remote sensing and GIS for monitoring soil erosion. Reducing land degradation is a major issue for the environment and sustainable development in the XXI century. Erosion is the main cause for the degradation of soils and rock in Colombia.

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Tue, 23/04/2013 - 17:11

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Tue, 04/23/2013

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