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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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Mon, 07/04/2014 - 09:30

The Philippines: Government to complete flood hazard mapping in 2016

satellite image of floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Philippines wants to finish up the mapping process of all flood prone zones in the country by 2016.

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Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

Mapping and Application of GPS: CATHALAC trains professionals

Participants of the course “Mapping and Application of GPS” offered by CATHALAC

On 23 February 2014, CATHALAC finished its training course “Mapping and Application of GPS” which offered professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean a deeper understanding of using Global Pos

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:02
latitude: 
8.99427
longitude: 
-79.5188

Crowdsourcing: Mapping water depth from vessels

Satellite image of UK and Ireland

Teamsurv, an innovative project funded from the UK European Satellite Navigation Competition as well as from the European Community's Seventh Framework Program

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Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:37
latitude: 
50.1901
longitude: 
-0.395508

Australia: New South Wales launches GIS Emergency Response System

NASA's Terra satellite image of flooded communities in Australia

New South Wales State Emergency Services (NSW SES) launched a new mapping system to help emergency responders coordinate better rescue operations.

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Thu, 09/01/2014 - 10:28
latitude: 
-31.2532
longitude: 
146.921

Esri International User Conference

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
San Diego
Información básica
Fecha: 
14/07/2014 - 18/07/2014
Lugar: 
San Diego Convention Center
País: 
USA
Organizadores del evento: 

ESRI

Idioma del evento: 
English

The Esri UC is the most important gathering of Esri developers, partners, and GIS consultants, giving you full access to the latest game-changing geospatial technologies under one roof.

Latitud: 
32.7153
Longitud: 
-117.157

Relief efforts in Philippines: satellite data used for crowdsource mapping

Relief workers continue struggling to reach some of the most devastated regions

More than 900 volunteers are helping in the recovery efforts in Philippines by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network.

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Wed, 27/11/2013 - 10:02
latitude: 
12.059
longitude: 
123.876

China: UN-SPIDER Capacity Building for Flood and Drought Mapping

26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.
26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.

From 27-31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:34
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

21st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2013)

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
Mon, 17/06/2013
Ciudad: 
Orlando, Florida
Información básica
Fecha: 
05/11/2013 - 08/11/2013
Lugar: 
Orlando, Florida
País: 
USA
Organizadores del evento: 

ACM

Co-organizadores: 

Oracle

Idioma del evento: 
English

The ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems 2013 (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2013) is the twenty-first event in a series of symposia and workshop th

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28.5383
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-81.3792

HOT looks back on a successful year 2012

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Over the last two and a half years the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) has been continuously ensuring access to geodata in order to foresee and respond to natural disasters and crises.

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Thu, 03/01/2013 - 10:20