November 2011 Updates



  • UN-SPIDER Conference in Beijing

  • Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response which took place in Geneva, Switzerland on 16 November 2011

  • UN-SPIDER conducted a Technical Advisory Mission to the Dominican Republic

  • UN-SPIDER’s RSO in the Islamic Republic of Iran supports APSCO Training Course

  • UN-SPIDER participated in SAFER EUAC meeting and final SAFER User Conference

  • UN-SPIDER’s RSO in Algeria supervises a training workshop on satellite navigation and positioning-based services in Togo

  • UN-SPIDER’s RSO in Algeria Organises National Workshop on Forest Fires

  • Asian Disaster Reduction Center, a UN-SPIDER RSO, conducts JICA Training Course: Disaster Management Planning for China 2011

  • Open GIS/GEO data collection by UN-SPIDER

Community News

  • NASA Finally Launches New Climate Satellite, Highlighting Need For Funding New Monitoring Capabilities

  • Using NASA Earth Observations to Evaluate the Relationship Between Land Use/Land Cover and Tornado genesis in Alabama

  • Mapping Data for European Disaster and Crisis Response

  • Landsat 5 Mission in Jeopardy

  • German satellite could help Chile predict natural disasters

  • Satellites respond to humanitarian needs

  • UK space radar project initiated

  • Social Impact through Satellite Remote Sensing – Visualizing Acute and Chronic Crises beyond the Visible Spectrum

  • Sentinel Asia supports Vietnam

  • SAFER is activated for France and Romania

  • Brazil joins the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’

Upcoming UN-SPIDER Outreach Activities

Upcoming UN-SPIDER events

The International Training Course on "Applications of Space Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction" at the Centre for Space Science Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), Dehradun, India

Conferences and Workshops

  • The Fourth International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services GEOProcessing, January 30 - February 4, 2012 - Valencia, Spain
  • Global Environmental Change – Challenges and Innovations, 21-24 February 2012, Chennai, INDIA
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