This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Geomatrix’12 is the third in a series of conferences on geoinformatics tools, techniques and applications being organized by the Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE), IITB since 2009. The first two conferences were national level conferences; Geomatrix’12 is envisaged to be an international event with strong participation from national and international researchers and institutes of repute at both organization and delegate level.
National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control, France; Center for Exploration Targeting (CET) at the University of Western Australia (UWA); International Association for Mathematical Geosciences; Mississippi State University; Edith Cowan University (ECU) Australia
As the interoperability discussion continues, so does the frustration of many who have worked on this issue for decades but haven’t seen their goals realized. So it makes sense to take a look into the future of what could be bright spot, given the right circumstances, some money and a will to make it work. Satellite technology has proven itself during major events but its limitations are known.
Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based online open source software developer. A great deal of indigenous knowledge existed on natural disasters, she told SciDev.Net at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi today (14 December). It needed only to be collected, analysed by experts, put in usable format, and made available to people.
The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has teamed up to establish a Geo-Informatics Operation System and SatelliteData Centre as a