Date: 22-26 February 2010
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is to hold a training workshop for the people involved in disaster management to learn how to utilize the WEB-GIS technology and space based technology to support disaster management activity.
Sri Lanka will hold the 5th Sentinel Asia System Operation Training in Colombo from 22nd to 26th February 2010 with technical support from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Sentinel Asia is a voluntary basis initiative led by the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) to support disaster management activity in the Asia-Pacific region by applying the WEB-GIS technology and space based technology, such as earth observation satellites data.
For more information please go to: http://dmss.tksc.jaxa.jp/sentinel/contents/CB.html