More than 900 volunteers are helping in the recovery efforts in Philippines by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network.
From 27-31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems 2013 (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2013) is the twenty-first event in a series of symposia and workshop th
Over the last two and a half years the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) has been continuously ensuring access to geodata in order to foresee and respond to natural disasters and crises.
The September issue of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" Newsletter is now available on the Charter's website.
International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation (ISG)
International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation is the premier educational event for professionals involved in geoinformation technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS),
Two hours before Hurricane Isaac made landfall on 28 August 2012, a satellite orbiting hundreds of miles above the storm used a radar instrument to map its inner structure.
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States offer an Environmental Response Management Application
GMES, the European Earth Monitoring programme, has published a user guide to its new, free of charge emergency mapping service, the GMES Initial Operations Emergency Management Service (GIO EMS-Map
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is examining the restoration of its popular volunteer mapping program, The National Map Corps.
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