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Pacific Islands GIS\RS User Conference 2015

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Since the inception of Pacific GIS/RS User Conference in 1999, this annual event has attracted a lot of participants. Each year the range of GIS/RS technologies presented cover an array of applications including the management of resources of the small island Pacific nations.

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-18

longitude: 

178

Date: 

16/11/2015 to 19/11/2015

Venue City: 

Suva

Venue: 

USP Japan ICT Auditorium

Venue Country: 

  • Fiji

Event Organisers: 

Pacific Island Countries GIS/RS (Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing in the Pacific)

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DigitalGlobe: Community to help map damage in Vanuatu through Tomnod

Tomnod calls for crowdsourcing volunteers to help map Vanuatu (Image: Tomnod)

DigitalGlobe's Tomnod programme is asking its crowdsourcing volunteers to map the damage caused by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.

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Wed, 25/03/2015 - 12:18

Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery

Artist's image of the Landsat-8 over Earth (Image: NASA)

Customers of Amazon Web Services will have free access to over 85,000 satellite images provided by Landsat 8. This offer will set the stage for new types of geographically-oriented cloud applications.

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Mon, 23/03/2015 - 08:35

World Natural Disasters (Flood & Earthquake) Prevention Conference 2015

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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latitude: 

14

longitude: 

101

Date: 

19/05/2015 to 20/05/2015

Venue: 

Shangri-La Hotel

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand

Event Organisers: 

Red Carpet Events Pte Ltd

Co-organisers: 

Events Actually Singapore

Language of event: 

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Satellite imagery can support searches for lost aircrafts and ships

Land monitoring satellites could support the search for lost planes and ships (Image: NASA)

A new concept for detecting lost aircrafts and ships lost in the oceans has been introduced by a team of researchers of the Leicester University in cooperation with the New Zealand Defence Technology Agency and Surrey-based DMC International.

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Wed, 04/02/2015 - 10:28

Satellite imagery and human geography data to be used to combat Ebola

Map showing Ebola outbreak in Freetown, Sierra Leone

The United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has recently released a series of satellite imagery and human geography data sets in order to contribute to combat the Ebola crisis in western Africa. The images are Image City Map™ products, derived from DigitalGlobe data sets.

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 09:51

ESA announces the beginning of Sentinel-1A operational life

Flood delineation map provided by Sentinel-1A

The European Copernicus Programme's first satellite Sentinel-1A has officially entered the operational phase on 6 October. Sentinel data are available to all users.

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Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:59

Dataset of the month: USGS's Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS)

HDDS Explorer (USGS)

In case of a disaster, immediate access to relevant information can save lifes.

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September 2014 dataset of the month: HDDS
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Viet Nam to boost use of satellite technology for agriculture

Vegitation Map of Mekong Delta

Viet Nam’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Le Quoc Doanh, announced last week plans for Viet Nam to use remote sensing technology in order to boost crop production in the Red River and Mekong River Deltas and to expand the project to include the monitoring of water and forest resources.  

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 04/08/2014 - 12:50

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