November 2008

                                                UN-SPIDER November 2008 Updates
In this issue:


  • UN-SPIDER Conducts Technical Advisory Mission to Burkina Faso
  • UNOOSA and UNECA to Co-chair UN Geographic Information Working Group in 2009-2010
  • Pakistan, Kenya, and Brazil Receive Free Satellite Imagery from Charter with UN-SPIDER Support
  • Atelier Régional sur L'Outil Spatial au Service de la Gestion des Catastrophes
  • African Association of Remote Sensing for the Environment (AARSE) Conference in Accra, Ghana
  • Group on Earth Observations Heralds Free, Global Access to USGS Earth Imagery
  • NASA and USAID Bring Earth-Observation Benefits to Africa
  • NASA, Google Maps Track Southern California Wildfires
  • Gujarat, India Using Space Technology for Development

Conferences and Workshops

  • "Second International Conference on Geoinformation Technology for Natural Disaster Management and Rehabilitation" in Bangkok, Thailand, 1-2 December 2008
  • "Cartography and Geoinformatics for Early Warning and Emergency Management: Towards Better Solutions" in Prague, Czech Republic, 19-22 January 2009
  • "Digital Disaster Mitigation and Emergency Management" in Beijing, China, 8 December 2008


Issue Date: 

Friday, November 28, 2008
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