Esri and Microsoft have announced a cooperation alliance to assist public and private agencies and communities during disasters.
The Survey of Bangladesh (SOB) is the national surveying and mapping agency for Bangladesh. The agency functions under the Ministry of Defence and is headed by the Surveyor General of Bangladesh.
For the first time, about 70 percent of a country has been mapped using an advanced remote sensing technique known as hyperspectral imaging.
The UN-SPIDER hosted "Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response" taking place in Vienna on 17 - 19 July is now open for applications.
Thailand is currently facing its worst flooding in 50 years.
In response to the 8.9 magnitude earthquake, which struck offshore Sendai, Japan on Mar 11th 2011, the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis has launched the Japan Sendai Earthquake Data Portal.
GeoSUR is a program of the Andean Development Corporation established in 2007, which aims the establishment of a decentralized network to diffuse geographic information of South America.
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