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AfricaGEO Cape Town 2014 developing Geomatics for Africa

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

The conference aims at facilitating interaction, discussion, collaboration and capacity building amongst the participants. It will provide a platform to share the latest developments in the industry of surveying and geo-information (including remote sensing and aerial imagery) and the very pressing issue of sustainable development. The conference will also promote and showcase the latest products and services the industry has to offer. The topics will span the multiple disciplines within the Geomatics.

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-34

longitude: 

18

Date: 

01/07/2014 to 03/07/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 13/06/2014

Venue: 

Cape Town International Convention Centre - CTICC

Venue City: 

Cape Town

Event Organisers: 

South African Geomatics Institute

Hydrographic Society south Africa

The Geo-Information Society of South Africa

Rural Development and Land Reform Republic of South Africa

Language of event: 

1

Second International Forum Integrated Geospatial Solutions - The Future of Information Technologies

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

Highlights of the II International Forum "Integrated Geospatial Solutions - The Future of Information Technologies"

 

latitude: 

56

longitude: 

38

Date: 

23/04/2014 to 25/04/2014

Venue: 

Atlas Park-Hotel

Venue City: 

Moscow

Event Organisers: 

SOVZOND

Rostelekom

DigitalGlobe

Exelis

Dauria Aerospace

Blackbridge

Co-organisers: 

Geomatics

PC Magazine

Geospatial

Sensors & Systems

Language of event: 

1

International Charter activated in Tajikistan due to landslide

False Color image of the largest river in Tajikistan

International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 15 April 2014 on the request of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on behalf of the Committee of Emergency Situation and Civil Defence of Tajikistan. 

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Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:07

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European Hyperspectral Seminar

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

European Hyperspectral Seminar is a 2.5 day seminar designed for engineers, scientists, and other remote sensing professionals who wish to become familiar with hyperspectral remote sensing technology.  You'll learn the basic physics of spectroscopy, the types of spectral sensors currently used by government and industry, and the types of data processing used for various applications.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

A basic level of remote sensing knowledge is necessary to take advantage of what this seminar has to offer.

Date: 

12/05/2014 to 14/05/2014

Venue: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Venue City: 

Gilching

Event Organisers: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Language of event: 

1

Chile: International Charter activated due to tsunami

Satellite image of flooding in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 02 April 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for the tsunami event on the northern coast of Chile. The international mechanism was triggered by Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE), one of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices, on behalf of Oficina Nacional de Emergencia del Ministerio del Interior (ONEMI).

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Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:36

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GPM Core Observatory: First Images from NASA-JAXA Global Rain and Snowfall satellite

Satellite Photo from NASA and JAXA GPM satellite

The joint NASA and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory was launched, as UN-SPIDER reported, on 27 February 2014. Now, NASA has already released first images obtained from the satellite.

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Wed, 26/03/2014 - 10:07

The Philippines: New disaster operations centre launched

Satellite image of typhoon hitting the Philippines

The Information and Communications Technology Office of the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST), together with the technology provider IBM launched the Intelligent Operations Centre (IOC) near Quezon City. The new facility is equipped with technology that will allow the Government to monitor and forecast weather, and thus be better prepared for disasters.

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Tue, 25/03/2014 - 09:47

Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) status update

NASA and JAXA launched their joint GPM mission

The GPM Core Observatory is continuing its pre-programmed course and is communicating with the GPM Mission Operations Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

The mission is a collaboration of NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and it was launched yesterday from Japan. In the next days the flight center will begin to communicate with the spacecraft – sending commands, receiving data, but also health and safety information from the satellite.

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 28/02/2014 - 11:19

Call for proposals: Free FORMOSAT-2 Satellite Imagery

Formosat research opportunity

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) calls for proposals for free FORMOSAT-2 satellite data. This research announcement provides an opportunity for researchers to carry out advanced researches and applications in their fields of interest using archived and/or newly acquired FORMOSAT-2 satellite images.

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 20/02/2014 - 05:57

Proba-V: The new ESA satellite works around the clock

satellite image of the Black sea

Proba-V was launched in May 2014 and went operational in December. In the just two months of work, the ESA’s vegetation-monitoring Proba-V mini-satellite sent back over 5,000 images, 65 daily global maps and six 10-day global syntheses. 

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 13:56

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