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World Resources Institute (WRI)

The World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in the United States, China, India, Braxil, Indonesia and more. The organisation focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport.

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UN-SPIDER Updates December 2017/January 2018

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Tue, 13/02/2018
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Geo-Wiki

Geo-Wiki is a project founded in 2009 by the project partners the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt and University of Freiburg. The Geo-Wiki Project is a global network of volunteers who wish to help improve the quality of global land cover maps.

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USGS: New land cover data released for Alaska

Three panels from the National Land Cover Database depicting land cover change in the vicinity of Fairbanks, Alaska, from 2001 to 2011

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released a new dataset for land cover in Alaska; it is publicly available and covers ten years.

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Fri, 27/02/2015 - 15:39

Data Application of the Month

Data application of the month: Mapping land cover

Global land cover map from 2015 (Source: esa)

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Data application of the month: Land Cover
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Copernicus GIO Global Land Service

The Global Land Component in the framework of GMES Initial Operations (GIO) is earmarked as a component of the Land service to operate “a multi-purpose service component” that will provide a series of bio-geophysical products on the status and evolution of land surface at global scale. Production and delivery of the parameters are to take place in a timely manner and are complemented by the constitution of long term time series.

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Google Earth Engine (Google)

Webinar: NASA Remote Sensing for Land Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Course Objective: This course focuses on satellite image access and visualization. It does not cover the use of any image processing software for image analysis, which may be taught in future courses.

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20/05/2014 to 17/06/2014

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