Upcoming events

March 29, 2017


Webinar ,
Wednesday March 29, 2017
Eye on Earth: GEO and the SDG´s
Webinar ,
Wednesday March 29, 2017

April 03, 2017


Rosario, Argentina ,
Monday April 3, 2017 — Friday April 7, 2017

Colorado Springs , USA
Monday April 3, 2017 — Thursday April 6, 2017

Sidney, Australia ,
Monday April 3, 2017 — Tuesday April 4, 2017

April 04, 2017


ingapore ,
Tuesday April 4, 2017 — Thursday April 6, 2017

April 06, 2017


Brussels , Belgium
Thursday April 6, 2017 — Friday April 7, 2017

April 10, 2017


Muscat, Oman ,
Monday April 10, 2017 — Tuesday April 11, 2017

April 12, 2017


Grenoble , Estonia
Wednesday April 12, 2017 — Thursday April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017


Moscow , Russia
Thursday April 13, 2017 — Friday April 14, 2017

April 19, 2017


Zurich , Switzerland
Wednesday April 19, 2017 — Friday April 21, 2017

The Hague , Netherlands
Wednesday April 19, 2017 — Friday April 21, 2017

April 20, 2017


Florence , Italy
Thursday April 20, 2017 — Friday April 21, 2017

April 23, 2017


Vienna , Austria
Sunday April 23, 2017 — Friday April 28, 2017
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News

Vacancy Notice for the post of GEO Secretariat Director

The Vacancy Notice for the post of GEO Secretariat Director which has now been published on the WMO’s e-recruit website.
Applicants will be directed to WMO who will administer the application process.
Closing date is 15 May 2017. It is intended that the interviews will be held in mid-September and the successful candidate announced by the time of the GEO XIV Plenary in October.

2nd International Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing

The 2nd International Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing will be held on October 2-3, 2017 Vienna, Austria

PAZ to extend Airbus radar satellite constellation for improved monitoring capabilities by end of 2017

Friedrichshafen, 21 March 2017 – PAZ, the satellite owned by the Spanish company Hisdesat, will soon increase the monitoring resources of the Airbus radar satellites constellation. Following its launch during the last quarter of 2017, PAZ will be positioned in the same orbit as the German owned TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X satellites and form a high-resolution SAR satellite constellation with them. The addition of this third satellite will reduce revisit time and increase acquisition capacity, leading to subsequent benefits to various applications. All three satellites will feature exactly identical ground swaths and acquisition modes. The new setup will be jointly exploited by Hisdesat and Airbus Defence and Space.

INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS part of INTERGEO: Europe’s leading trade fair for commercial and civil drones

Berlin/Karlsruhe, 20 March 2017 With their wide variety of possible applications, drones drive innovation and efficiency in a global economy.

EO Browser goes public

Ljubljana, Slovenia, March 15, 2017 Sinergise is launching a free satellite imagery visualisation tool – EO Browser – developed in close cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA). EO Browser will be launched tomorrow at the World Cover conference at ESA, ESRIN in Frascati, Italy.

9th International Conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS

On April, 13-14 COMNEWS holds the 9th International Conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS 2017” in Moscow, Russia.

Simularity and Spacemetric Team to Improve Anomaly Detection

(13 March 2017) Spacemetric and Artificial Intelligence experts Simularity are partnering to improve pinpointing of significant changes in huge volumes of digital imagery.

Congratulations to DHI GRAS for the Wetlands Monitoring with Earth Observation Data!

GEO Secretariat helped the GEO community to organize and respond to the Call for Collaborative Data Innovations launched by the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) and the World Bank last year. Recently the result was announced. Ten projects were funded and DHI GRAS together with the University of Twente and the European Space Agency have been funded to develop a project on Wetlands Monitoring with Earth Observation Data. the Lead Organization is Ramsar Center for Eastern Africa and the location will be Uganda

OGC is seeking Information on Geospatial APIs

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is looking for information on the existence of mapping and geospatial Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) as part of an OGC Concept Development Study (CDS) that will examine the interoperability of existing geospatial APIs.

Automatic coherence workflow with Geo4i

In order to meet internal needs, and after a long period of R&D, Geo4i is pleased to announce the implementation of an image processing tool, into its geospatial platform, in order to produce automatically radar coherence maps.

Sentinel-2B successfully lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport

The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Sentinel-2 mission for the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.

Copernicus and Cultural Heritage workshop, Brussels, 24 April 2017

The “Copernicus and Cultural Heritage workshop” will take place in Brussels on 24 April in the Breydel Auditorium, DG GROW from 09:00 to 17:30.

RDA Webinar: Datacubes as an Enabling "Big Data" Paradigm

March, 06, 2017 – “Research Data Alliance”: (RDA) kindly invites you to take part in the Datacubes as an Enabling “Big Data” Paradigm webinar, presented on March 6 at 14:00 UTC by Peter Baumann, co-chair of the RDA Big Data Interest Group, Geospatial Interest Group, and Array Database Assessment Working Group.

EARSC participated to several workshops in Japan on 15-16 February 2017

EARSC together with 3 member companies – Airbus D&S, GMV and e-GEOS participated in the S-NET 4th Sectorial Meeting “EO ✕ Data Platform” in Tokyo on 15 February 2017. The event showed growing interest in Japan for consolidating EO and IT. The following day, Japan Space Systems (JSS) organised the first EARSC-JSS Joint EO & IT Seminar to give an opportunity for the two industries to come together and exchange ideas from fresh perspectives.

GeoVille kicks off the H2020 EO VAS project

1st March 2017

A new project, bringing an even better value to Copernicus data, has started today. GeoVille is excited about the potential of the “Earth Observation Value Adding Services (EO VAS)” project and the cooperation with Sinergise – a GIS IT company situated in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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