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Bridging ICTs and Environment - Making Information Talk and Technologies Work

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Undefined
This course aims at bridging the gap between environmental / public policy professionals and cutting-edge technologies and their practical application by bringing ICT developers and experts (e.g. the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and Esri) into the classroom and arranging their direct communication with decision making groups, making data and emerging technologies more accessible, usable, and relevant for decision-making.

latitude: 

47

longitude: 

19

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

06/07/2015 to 10/07/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 15/03/2015

Venue: 

Central European University

Venue City: 

Budapest

Venue Country: 

  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

Summer University of Central European University, Budapest

Co-organisers: 

Eye on earth, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Global Universities Partnership on Environment for Sustainability

Language of event: 

1

Google buys satellite image provider Skybox

Google wants to buy Skybox

Google is buying Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash.

As announced on 10 June 2014 during a press release, this near real-time satellite imaging company will help Google improve its Maps product.

Google also expressed the hope that Skybox’s team and technology could help enhancing global internet access and disaster relief.

The terms of the deal are subject to approval from federal regulators in the U.S., but this acquirement would be part of a significant amount of investments in aerial projects made by Google in the last years.

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 13:54

UNISDR: Google plays important role in disaster relief

Speaking in Japan at the Google-hosted event, "Big Tent: The Role of Technology in Disaster Preparedness and Relief", the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) head of office Margareta Wahlström said Google and other providers of information can make an important contribution to raising awareness about disaster risk reduction in disaster-prone countries. “Experience shows that early warning messages save lives if people receiving the message know how to act - what to do when the emergency strikes.

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 04/07/2012 - 08:46

UNITAR/UNOSAT and Google aim to provide map data for improved disaster and humanitarian response

After years of successful collaboration, UNITAR/UNOSAT (the operational satellite applications programme of UNITAR) and Google have strengthened their collaboration by signing an agreement that will give the crisis response and humanitarian community increased access to Google Map Maker source data for use in their disaster response and humanitarian activities, in more than 150 countries around the world.

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 18/07/2011 - 10:49

e-GEOS International Conference 2011

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

This event will give the opportunity to get together to discuss new products and services available from e-GEOS, sharing new business opportunities and developing new initiatives of mutual benefit.

During the two days, partners and customers from around the world will be able to announce, share, demo and/or present their success stories, products, services and visions. Many world players are expected to show up and use this opportunity for presenting their activities and vision (Italian Space Agency, ESA, GeoEye, Google etc).

latitude: 

42

longitude: 

12

Date: 

25/05/2011 to 26/05/2011

Venue: 

Hotel Parco dei Principi

Venue City: 

Rome

Event Organisers: 

e-GEOS

Language of event: 

1

Monitoring the Gulf Coast Oil Spill - UPDATED 05/05/2010

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 29/04/2010 - 11:02

November 2009

Issue Date: 

Sat, 05/12/2009
English

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER News

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