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Demystifying Raster Image Properties and Compression

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If you have ever wanted to know more about raster imagery this webinar could be interesting.  In this webinar, they're discussing all the basic properties of raster imagery that you’re likely to encounter. By the end of the webinar, you’ll understand what image bands are, what compression ratios mean, what it means for an image to be 16-bit, and more.

This is the first installment in a series of webinars about raster imagery and GIS.

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LizardTech

Since 1992, LizardTech® has delivered state-of-the-art software products for managing and distributing massive, high-resolution geospatial data such as aerial and satellite imagery and LiDAR data. 

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UN-SPIDER concludes training workshop in Bangladesh

Participants of the training course in Dhaka, Bangladesh

From 5 to 9 April 2015, UN-SPIDER and the Department of

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UN-SPIDER to conduct two training programmes in Asia in April

The two training programmes aim to strengthen the capacities of Bangladesh and Bhutan to effectively use satellite-based information for disaster risk reduction (Image: NASA)

UN-SPIDER is planning to conduct two training programmes in April. 

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UNOOSA participates in CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building

Group picture of the participants of the workshop on digital elevation models

A UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER expert participated in the 4th meeting of the CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD) from 18 to 20 March 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. CEOS is the Commitee on Earth Observation Satellites. UNOOSA is an associate member of CEOS and an active participant in the Working Group.

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External Training Opportunities

Capacity-building and the strengthening of institutional arrangements and individual skills are the key to increasing the ability of agencies and organizations to effectively use

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Integrating DRR and CCA: eLearning companion course on Toward Resilience - Principles in practice

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18/12/2014 to 18/01/2015

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Wed, 21/01/2015

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Cornerstone Foundation, Disaster Ready Initiative

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Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB)

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ASAL provides training sessions in remote sensing and GIS to Sahara and Sahel countries

Satellite imagery of the northeastern coast of Algeria

From 24 November to 5 December 2014, the Algerian Space Agency ASAL offered two training sessions in remote sensing and GIS at the Observatory of the Sahara and the Sahel (OSS) headquarters in Tunis, Algeria.

Fourteen candidates from seven countries were involved in the activities. Among the participating countries were Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Chad.

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Training Activities

As part of Advisory Support that UN-SPIDER provides to Member States, the Programme conducts training courses on the regional and on the national level for selected representatives of relevant institutions. These training courses are usually follow-up activities of UN-SPIDER's Technical Advisory Missions. They convey technical expertise and know-how in processing, interpreting and using satellite-derived data.

 

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10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

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GIS is a great tool to analyze and assess the disaster risk.

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03/11/2014 to 14/11/2014

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Bangkok

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SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of The University of Twente, the Netherlands (ITC) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Researches Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

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UN-SPIDER Training Course on Space Technologies for Drought Monitoring

Participants of the training programme in Beijing.

Back to back with its United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment" in Beijing, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office offered an international training course on Drought Monitoring and Assessment Using Space Technology from 18 to 22 September, 2014. The participants included experts from Member States with which UN-SPIDER has previously cooperated.

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