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16th December 2011: Pléiades 1 in orbit, March 2012: first products available for you!

  • 50-cm resolution ortho-rectified products for applications requiring a high level of detail
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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 15/11/2011 - 10:47
latitude: 
43.5536
longitude: 
1.48682

Lake Sakakawea and Lake Mead Water Resources and Disasters

Current regional and global scale hydrological models, such as the Coupled Routing and Excess STorage (CREST) model, do not take into account the release and storage of water by man-made dams.

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Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:26
latitude: 
47.7966
longitude: 
-102.332

Small But Agile Proba-1 Reaches 10 Years in Orbit

A good photographer needs agility. So it is with ESA microsatellite Proba-1, which turns in space to capture terrestrial targets.

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Tue, 25/10/2011 - 10:53

Satellites combat degrading lands

As the UN marked World Food Day earlier this week, international representatives convened in Korea to discuss ways to curb the loss of productive land to desertification.

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Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:10

Satellite data plus conservation equals better crop yields

[NEW DELHI] Combining remote sensing technology with water and soil conservation techniques can help raise crop yields in South Asia, scientists have reported.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 05/10/2011 - 11:04
latitude: 
28.6353
longitude: 
77.225

International Symposium on LIDAR and Radar Mapping

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nanjing
Basic Information
Date: 
26/05/2011 - 29/05/2011
Venue: 
The Wentian Building
Event Organisers: 

Hohai University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Co-organisers: 
  • International Cartographic Association (ICA)
  • International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
  • International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
  • International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)
  • International Association of Geodesy (IAG)
Language of event: 
English

The LIDAR & RADAR 2011 symposium in Nanjing is the first time of this type of event on this active remote sensing subject in Asia.

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32.0603
longitude: 
118.797

8th Beijing International Workshop on Geographical Information Systems

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Fuzhou
Basic Information
Date: 
29/06/2011 - 01/07/2011
Event Organisers: 

  • Spatial Information Research Center of Fujian, Fuzhou University,China
  • State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, the Chinese Academy of Science,China
  • Commission on Modeling Geographical Systems, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Geographical Information Science, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Quantitative Geography, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Commission on Cartography and Geographical Information System, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Key laboratory of Spatial Data Mining & Information Sharing, Ministry of Education of China
  • College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University,China
  • College of Environment and Resources, Fuzhou University,China

Co-organisers: 

Language of event: 
English

BJ-IWGIS 2011 is the eighth forum of this successful series and will take place for the first time outside Beijing. Its main goal is to become a prestigious and high quality international con

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26.0745
longitude: 
119.296

ICSDM 2011 1st IEEE International Conference on Spatial Data Mining and Geographical Knowledge Services

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Fuzhou, Fujian
Basic Information
Date: 
29/06/2011 - 01/07/2011
Event Organisers: 

  • Spatial Information Research Center of Fujian, Fuzhou University,China
  • State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, the Chinese Academy of Science,China
  • Commission on Modeling Geographical Systems, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Geographical Information Science, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Quantitative Geography, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Commission on Cartography and Geographical Information System, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Key laboratory of Spatial Data Mining & Information Sharing, Ministry of Education of China
  • College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University,China
  • College of Environment and Resources, Fuzhou University,China

Language of event: 
English

ICSDM is aspired to establish a long-term forum for researchers and practitioners in geosciences and information & communication technology to share their innovative ideas and results in the mu

latitude: 
26.0745
longitude: 
119.296

Earth Observation Based Assessment of Area Changes Related to Hurricane Events

Barrier islands are elongated sand-based coastal landforms that are separated by open water from the main land.This study briefly discussed herein builds upon a previous DEVELOP project completed i

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 08/03/2011 - 15:43
latitude: 
-92.2969
longitude: 
62.7813

Tracking forest threats

Alerts from an early warning system developed in part by DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory could help protect forests across the U.S. from the threats of insects, disease and wildfire.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 08/03/2011 - 15:39
latitude: 
-95.7129
longitude: 
37.0902