The European Space Agency’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission was orginally designed to deliver information on water cycles.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will collaborate with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology provider Esri to make local communities more resilient.
The International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping (IWG-SEM) published a working document on mapping guidelines.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently released their Global Land Cover SHARE database
Students of GIS analysis are invited by the geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company Azavea
The World Resources Institute, with Google and 40 other global partners, launched a website last week that helps monitor forests,
The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) calls for proposals for free FORMOSAT-2 satellite data.
ESA’s Galileo services are set to be released to the market this year.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has adopted the OGC Geo Package 1.0 (GPKG) Encoding Standard.
Esri has set up technical features to enable any Government agency to make its GIS mapping data freely available to the public.
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