8th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment (AARSE), AARSE 2010

Basic Information
Date: 
25/10/2010 - 29/10/2010

Date: 25-29 October, 2010
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The central theme of the conference is

Earth Observation for Africa’s Development Agenda

The four major Scientific Sub-Themes of the conference are:

 - Food and water security (Mapping Production Zones, Yield Forecast, Agricultural and Pastoral Systems, Assessing (quality and quantity) of water resources in Africa, Surface water body monitoring, Seasonal hydrological characteristics assessment, Flood forecasting).

- Energy resources (Mapping, monitoring and management of energy resources, Power infrastructure management, etc.)

- Disaster risk reduction (Risk assessment for sustainable development, Provision of geo-information on hazards and risks, Disaster risk reduction in national policy, Strengthening community level capacities to reduce disaster risk at the local level, Disaster Mitigation, Vulnerability to compounded disasters, Predicting vulnerability to urbanization and to climate change)

- Marine and costal management (Resources & sustainable development; Marine ecosystem; Coastal, marine, and oceanography resources management; Assimilation, modelling and forecasting: towards ocean and coastal products and services in Africa; Quantitative indicators of risk and resilience of coastal populations; Impacts of coastal inundation on coastal ecosystems; Monitoring and modelling coastal lagoons)

  For more information and registration please visit: http://www.aarse2010.org/index.html