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MapReduce Geo application unveiled to simplify raster data processing

In order to simplify and economize the storage and processing of large-scale raster data, the United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency recently made available the new MapReduce Geo (MrGeo) application.

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Wed, 21/01/2015 - 10:47

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US: New portal featuring open data for disaster response and recovery

Hurricane Irene reaching New York City on 28 August 2011

Acknowledging that technology can play a key role in enhancing

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Mon, 05/01/2015 - 09:28

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Inter-American Network for Disaster Mitigation discusses cooperation in the region

Third Hemispheric Meeting of the Inter-American Network for Disaster Mitigation

On 25 November 2014, the Third Hemispheric Meeting of the Inter-American Network for

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Thu, 27/11/2014 - 10:12

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NOAA: 15.9 million USD for coastal resilience projects

Sea Grant programs Map

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will ensure 15.9 million US dollars to a variety of programmes aimed at increasing

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Tue, 04/11/2014 - 10:52

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GIS Day 2014

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GIS Day, the annual worldwide salute to geospatial technology and its power to transform and enhance lives, is going to be extra this year in Aggieland, where the Texas A&M celebration, one of the world’s largest, is expanding to encompass three event-packed days, Nov. 17–19.

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17/11/2014 to 19/11/2014

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Tue, 04/11/2014

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Aggieland

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Texas A&M University, GeoInnovation Service Center

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

Texas A&M University: College of Geo-sciences, Department of Geography, College of Architecture and University Libraries

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International Conference of Crisis Mappers ICCM 2014

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The International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) is the leading humanitarian technology event of the year, bringing together the most important humanitarian, human rights, development and media organizations with the world's best technology companies, software developers and academics. As thus one of the few neutral spaces where such important conversations can take place, the annual ICCM conference brings together a wide range of diverse actors for important conversations that lead to concrete new projects and deliverables across a variety of diverse domains.

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06/11/2014 to 09/11/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 29/10/2014

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New York

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  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

Google Crisis Response and the New School

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The Humanitarian Design Lab, Parsons The New School for Design, The ICT4Peace Foundation, ESRI, John Carroll University

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Geography 2050 Strategic Dialogue

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The world of 2050 will be radically different. It is not at all clear how we will get there from here or how we should navigate through the uncharted waters of the future. Climate change, urbanization, rapid expansion of the Internet and the availability and use of information, the continued evolution of human identity, and changing modes of commerce, cooperation, and conflict from local to global scales are just some of the many trends influencing the future.

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19/11/2014

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Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, 116th Street and Broadway, New York

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  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

The American Geographical Society 

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The Earth Institute - Columbia University, Open Geospatial Consortium, US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation

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The University of New Hampshire, Coastal Response Research Center (CRRC)

The Coastal

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International Space Station: Proposal request for remote sensing projects

Astronaut Greg Chamitoff inside the US National Laboratory

CASIS, the nonprofit organization managing research in the U.S. National Laboratory aboard the International Space Station (ISS), has issued a request for proposals in the field of remote sensing until 21 February 2014.

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Tue, 14/01/2014 - 11:19

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