1st Jun 2015

Earth observation for the post-2015 development agenda UN/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation

Source: United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs; Article:SpaceRef BONN/VIENNA, 26 May (UN Information Service) – More than 130 experts and participants from over 30 countries […]
29th May 2015

Collaboration promotes use of open geo-data sets

Source: EE Publishers; Article: PositionIT The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) have signed a Memorandum of […]
29th May 2015

Members for Geomatics Council appointed

 Source: EE Publishers; Article: PositionIT   The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Ernst Nkwinti, has announced the appointment of members and alternate members […]
29th May 2015

Education alliance to advance geospatial processing

Source: EE Publishers; Article: PositionIT PCI Geomatics, a developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, has signed a Strategic Education Alliance Agreement with Stellenbosch […]
29th May 2015

Agricultural Fires in Western Africa As Seen From Space

Source: Goddard Space Flight Center  The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image which detected dozens of fires burning in southwestern […]
7th May 2015

New ISPRS Commission structure

The ISPRS had issued a postal vote on the re-organisation of the Commission structure including a change of bylaws. The deadline for voting was April, 25, 2015. […]
6th May 2015

Rwanda Launches the First-Ever Land-Use Portal in Africa

Thanks to a new website called the National Land Use Planning Portal (NLUPP), Rwandans connected to the Internet now have easy access to land-use plans and other spatial […]
6th May 2015

AfriGEOSS at the 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE) on May 11-15, 2015 in Berlin, Germany

During the Symposium, GEO will hold two special sessions on “Group on Earth Observations (GEO): The next Decade” on May 12, 12:30 – 14:00 and an […]
6th May 2015

GEOCAB Portal resources double!

Since the announcement of the launch of the GEO Capacity Building resource portal (GEOCAB) at the GEO-XI Plenary in November 2014, the registered resources have doubled. […]