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Agreement between British Geological Survey and Bluesky

Great Britain and Ireland satellite picture (Image: ESA)

The British Geological Survey (BGS) and Bluesky mapping company have reached an agreement so that a set of BGS's map layers will be available for purchase on Bluesky’s website. These geological and geohazard maps will include eight layers with high resolution aerial images, detailed elevation models and Ordnance Survey mapping.

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Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:34

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Construyendo una Canarias más Resiliente: Jornada Técnica Internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres en ciudades

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Uno de los principales objetivos de estas Jornadas es el fortalecimiento de las capacidades a nivel Técnico Municipal para los responsables de la toma de decisiones a nivel local y responsables técnicos de la planificación, desarrollo, gestión de riesgos y coordinación de la respuesta ante potenciales desastres para, conjuntamente, diseñar e implementar planes y programas más efectivos para la reducción de riesgos de desastres, y consecuentemente, para un incremento gradual de la resiliencia en las comunidades que representan.

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14/07/2015 to 16/07/2015

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Tue, 07/07/2015

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Arrecife Gran Hotel, Parque Islas Canarias s/n – Arrecife, Lanzarote

Venue City: 

Arrecife

Venue Country: 

  • Spain

Event Organisers: 

Cabildo de Lanzarote; Consorcio de Seguridad y Emergencias de Lanzarote; Oficina de Naciones Unidas para la Reducción de Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) a través de su Instituto Global para la educación y formación de capacidades (GETI)

Co-organisers: 

Universidad de La Laguna

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Spanish

Upcoming International Workshop and Training with the participation of UN-SPIDER

UNESCO and World Heritage logos (images: UNESCO)

UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region is organizing the “International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction”, which will be held in the headquarters of the Wildlife institute of India, in Dehradun, between the 24th and 28th of August.

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Fri, 26/06/2015 - 12:09

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International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction

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There are 59 Natural and 11 Mixed World Heritage Sites in the AsiaPacific.

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24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

Venue City: 

Dehradun

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Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Mehu Wala Mafi Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region at Wildlife Institute of India

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NEEDS - The First Conference in North European Emergency and Disaster Studies

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The NEEDS conference aims to explore the status quo of disaster research and management. The conference wishes to harness its broad, interdisciplinary expertise by gathering disaster researchers from academic institutions and practitioners from the disaster management community (European and beyond) to build networks and to discuss the most pressing issues in disaster research across the academic and practical disciplines.

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Date: 

09/12/2015 to 11/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 15/10/2015

Venue: 

Alexander Hall, Bispetorv Annex, Bispetorvet 1-3, DK-1167 Copenhagen K

Venue City: 

Copenhagen

Venue Country: 

  • Denmark

Event Organisers: 

Changing Disasters, a project financed by the University of Copenhagen 2016 programme for excellent interdisciplinary research

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Sri Lanka - National Training Course

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Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 30th Annual DMISA Conference

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The conference of the Disaster Management Institute South Africa is the biggest annual disaster management conference in Africa and routinely attracts more than 350 delegates.

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Date: 

09/09/2015 to 10/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 03/08/2015

Venue City: 

Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province

Venue: 

ATKV Resort Hartenbos

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Co-organisers: 

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC), Western Cape Provincial Government (WCPG), Eden District Municipality, Mosselbay Municipality and the SA Weather Service (SAWS).

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6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management

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The conference will build on opportunities through science and technology to address current issues and reduce risks for future generations.

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Date: 

28/10/2015 to 30/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 15/08/2015

Venue: 

SCOPE Convention Centre, 7 Lodhi Road New Delhi, 110003

Venue City: 

New Delhi

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology

International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM)

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International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria 

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Japan

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2nd International Conference on Remore Sensing Applications in Tropical and Subtropical Areas

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To bridge the gap between great successes of remote sensing technology and challenging applications in tropical and subtropical region, this conference aims at providing facilitation and communication between experts from multidisciplinary domains so that they are able to discuss key issues about how to make full use of remote sensing technology to promote its comprehensive and effective applications in this region with a focus on the developing world.

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22

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Date: 

08/12/2015 to 10/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 30/09/2015

Venue: 

nstitute of Space and Earth Information Science. The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Venue City: 

Hong Kong

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

 

 Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Co-organisers: 

National Remote Sensing Center for China

Chinese National Committee for Remote Sensing

Hong Kong Society for Remote Sensing, Hong Kong

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RCMRD: Stakeholder Workshop on the Use of MODIS Data for Early Warning

Group photo of the workshop's participants (Image: RCMRD)

On Thursday June 4th a one-day workshop on the “Use of Modis

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Wed, 10/06/2015 - 11:34

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