Geospatial Information

Chilean National System for the Coordination of Territorial Information (SNIT)

The SNIT is part of the Chilean Ministry of National Assets. One of the main goals of the SNIT is to make available public geospatial information to citizens and diverse organizations for decision-making. The SNIT is a permanent mechanism of institutional coordination created to optimize the management of geospatial information in Chile. The SNIT is the focal point for National Geospatial Data Infrastructure.

Website: http://www.snit.cl/

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UNGIWG becomes Open Geospatial Consortium member

The United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) has taken Principal level membership in the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). The UNGIWG addresses topics related to geospatial information sharing and quality of location information. The group is working across the United Nations to improve the efficient use of geographic information for better decision-making, to promote standards and norms for maps and other geospatial and location information and to provide a forum for discussing common issues and emerging technological changes.

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Thu, 05/07/2012 - 15:37
Thu, 07/05/2012

UN-SPIDER participates in meeting of UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management

More than 50 global geospatial experts got together in Amsterdam on 24th April 2012, including David Stevens representing UN-SPIDER, to discuss the “Future trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision”.

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Mon, 07/05/2012 - 09:22
Mon, 05/07/2012

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The 5th Spatial Sociocultural Knowledge Workshop - Enhancing situational awareness and understanding for stabilisation and disaster relief operations

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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52

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-2

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19/06/2012

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Shrivenham

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Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

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Cranfield University

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GMES: e-GEOS wins contracts from the European Commission to provide satellite data and maps for emergency management

e-GEOS has won two tenders launched by the European Commission worth a total of EUR 9.6 million, as part of the GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) programme.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:30

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42

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12
Wed, 02/29/2012

Esri and GeoEye Developing Global Crisis Response Service

New Service Will Give Esri ArcGIS Users Easier Access to Current, High-resolution Imagery during Global Crises

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 16:12

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39

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-77
Fri, 02/24/2012

OGC Reduces Membership Fees for Developing Nations

 To support the current trend toward more global participation in the OGC’s open standards process, the OGC has responded to requests for a fee structure that gives certain categories of organizations discounts based on their country of registration. These categories include government, academic, research, not-for-profit, individuals, and some for-profit organizations. Discounts are based on world economic indicator data compiled and published by the World Bank.

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Mon, 23/05/2011 - 15:37

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Africa 'Must Embrace Geospatial Information'

[ADDIS ABABA]

African governments could become more sensitive to what their people really need by harnessing the wealth of available geospatial information, a meeting of scientists and policymakers has heard.

This was one of the recommendations put forward by a meeting of the sub-committee on geo-information on the sidelines of the Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology (CODIST-II), in Ethiopia, earlier this month (2–5 May).

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Tue, 17/05/2011 - 13:32

ISPRS Hannover Workshop 2011

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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52

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10

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14/06/2011 to 17/06/2011

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Hannover

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Leibniz Universität Hannover

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ISPRS WG I/4, III/4, IV/2, VII/2

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ISPRS WG I/2, I/5, IV/3 and EuroSDR

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UN to establish entity on Global Geospatial Information Management

The United Nations is to bring together the world’s national mapping agencies and other geospatial organisations to develop a streamlined and integrated framework that would support global geospatial information management.

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Fri, 04/03/2011 - 11:55

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