The United Nations' Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on 29 August 2014 the establishment of an Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development.
When using Space technologies for disaster risk management and emergency response, it is not only important to have access to the right data and software, it is also crucial to be aware of methods
On 13 August 2014, the technology provider DigitalGlobe launched its new WorldView-3 satellite, an Earth Observation satellite with 27 super-spectral bands.
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and Help Age International, a Non-Governmental Organisation, launched a series of surveys to learn more about how elderly people cope with disaste
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has launched a new working group on urban planning.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the GIS technology company Esri are calling for application for their recently launched
At present no ground or satellite based global network infrastructure exists for monitoring soil moisture on a local level.
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters published its 9th newsletter on 28 July 2014.
Satellites can help detect UV-absorbing aerosols by observing how the atmosphere scattered certain wavelengths of ultraviolet (UV) light.
In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager
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