Spatial data

Sri Lanka: Approval for spatial data infrastructure implementation

Approval to build the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

Recognizing geospatial information as an essential resource that supports the economic, social and environmental interests, the Survey Department of Sri Lanka has recently received a Cabinet approval to build the National

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:30

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Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems/ George Mason University (CSISS-GMU)

The Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) is an interdisciplinary research center chartered by the provost and affiliated with the College of Science at George Mason University. CSISS currently operates Laboratory for Advanced Information Technology and Standards (LAITS).

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Spatial Decision Support Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Objectives

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25

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Training Requirements: 

Basic knowledge in GIS and some experience in basic GIS software

Date: 

25/11/2013 to 29/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 25/09/2013

Venue City: 

Karachi

Venue: 

National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG) SUPARCO Headquarters,

Event Organisers: 

SUPARCO - Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

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Training: Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Human population growth and rapid urbanization coupled with

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Training Target Audience: 

The course is targeted at participants who require knowledge and skills on the use of GIS and RS in their organization for disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction, Early Warning.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

The training is designed for participants with reasonable reading and understanding skills in English. It is an advantage, but not a prerequisite, that the participants have prior knowledge in Diasaster Risk Management and a basic working knowledge in GIS and Remote Sensing technologies. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

Tuition Remarks: 

Accommodation is arranged upon request but not included in the tuition fee.

Date: 

02/09/2013 to 06/09/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 19/08/2013

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

Sportsview Hotel, Kasarani

Event Organisers: 

Indepth Research Services (IRES)

Language of event: 

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University of West Indies conducts geo-training

At the St. Augustine campus of the University of West Indies, host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, more than 40 Caribbean data managers, IT specialists and software developers concluded this weekend a one-week advanced training in "GeoNode".

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Thu, 28/02/2013 - 11:49

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HOT: Demonstrating the usefulness of spatial data to partners

For UN-SPIDER's work, one of the core challenges is to demonstrate the usefulness and effectiveness of

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Wed, 20/02/2013 - 11:53
Wed, 02/20/2013

Jamaican National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

The NSDI is entity responsible for the technology, policies, standards, human resources and related activities necessary to acquire process, distribute, use, maintain and preserve spatial data throughout all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors and academia.

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Regional Support Offices: SDI-Africa Newsletter for June available

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nairobi, Kenya - the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) - regularly prepares a Spatial Data Infrastructure Newsletter for the African continent on behalf of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 12:03

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Wed, 06/20/2012

Global Geospatial Conference 2012

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The joint GSDI World Conference (GSDI 13), GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference (GEOIDE 2012), Canadian Geomatics Conference (CGC 2012) and 3DGeoInfo (2012) will take place in historic Québec City, Canada at the Québec City Conference Center in the heart of the city. Primary partners in organizing this conference include the GSDI Association and GEOIDE.

The theme for this conference is Spatially Enabling Government, Industry and Citizens.

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53

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Date: 

14/05/2012 to 17/05/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 05/06/2012

Venue: 

Québec City Conference Center

Venue City: 

Québec City

Event Organisers: 

GSDI Association

GEOIDE Network

Language of event: 

1

RP supports use of space tech to address climate change

In a statement delivered at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Permanent Representative to the United Nations Libran Cabactulan shared the Philippine experience in the aftermath of tropical storm Ketsana and typhoon Parma last year. The Philippines has expressed its support for the use outer space technologies to help deal with disasters and calamities.

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Fri, 15/10/2010 - 12:17

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13

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