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Predicting droughts with data from ESA's SMOS satellite

satellite images help to predict drought and crop yield

The European Space Agency’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission was orginally designed to deliver information on water cycles.

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vie, 23/05/2014 - 12:23

UNISDR and Esri partner up to map disaster risk

resilient village was built in Bangladesh after Cyclone hit the coast

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will collaborate with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology provider Esri to make local communities more resilient.&nbsp

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mar, 06/05/2014 - 10:33
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IWG-SEM released emergency mapping guidelines

Report aims on harmonizing mapping processes

The International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping (IWG-SEM) published a working document on mapping guidelines.

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lun, 07/04/2014 - 09:30

FAO launches Global Land Cover SHARE database

Satellite picture crop seeds

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently released their Global Land Cover SHARE database

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vie, 21/03/2014 - 12:04

GIS students called to apply for pro humanitarian data analysis project

satellite image of the Earth

Students of GIS analysis are invited by the geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company Azavea

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jue, 27/02/2014 - 11:07

Satellite technology to help fight Deforestation

Satellite image of deforestation in Brazil

The World Resources Institute, with Google and 40 other global partners, launched a website last week that helps monitor forests,

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lun, 24/02/2014 - 12:42

Call for proposals: Free FORMOSAT-2 Satellite Imagery

Formosat research opportunity

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) calls for proposals for free FORMOSAT-2 satellite data.

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jue, 20/02/2014 - 05:57

ESA: Preparing Satnav market for Galileo services

Galileo satellite assembled in Germany

ESA’s Galileo services are set to be released to the market this year.

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mar, 18/02/2014 - 12:58

The OGC agrees on a standard for mobile exchange of geospatial data

Agreement reached for better geospatial transfer and share for mobile applicatio

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has adopted the OGC Geo Package 1.0 (GPKG) Encoding Standard.

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lun, 17/02/2014 - 10:45

Esri: Making governmental GIS Mapping Data available to the public

Satellite image of Haiyan destruction on the Philippines

Esri has set up technical features to enable any Government agency to make its GIS mapping data freely available to the public.

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vie, 14/02/2014 - 08:04