August 24, 2020
Calgary, Canada ,
24 August 2020 — 29 August 2020
September 21, 2020
EICC in Edinburgh , United Kingdom
21 September 2020 — 24 September 2020
September 28, 2020
Frascati , Italy
28 September 2020 — 2 October 2020
October 08, 2020
Brussels , Belgium
8 October 2020
October 13, 2020
13 October 2020 — 15 October 2020
October 18, 2020
18 October 2020 — 21 October 2020
October 20, 2020
Tunis, Tunisia ,
20 October 2020 — 22 October 2020
October 26, 2020
Kigali, Rwanda ,
26 October 2020 — 30 October 2020
November 02, 2020
Port Elizabeth ,
2 November 2020 — 5 November 2020
December 07, 2020
Bonn , Germany
7 December 2020 — 11 December 2020
New radar satellite technique to study ocean current dynamics
The aim of this initiative is to promote the development of Integrated Applications using a combination of space capabilities and delivering new services to citizens.
The ‘Lisbon Declaration on GMES and Africa’ has been adopted at a meeting of organisations and governmental European and African bodies and entities under the aegis of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Lisbon, Portugal.
The report summarising the main outcomes from the 4th October “Briefing to European EO Service Industry on the planning of future ESA EO exploitation activities (2008 – 2012)” is available here for download.
The aim of THE INTEGRATED APPLICATIONS PROMOTION (IAP) INITIATIVE
is to promote the development of Integrated Applications using a combination
of space capabilities and delivering new services to citizens.
A new global Earth observation system, that could save lives in disasters such as the recent cyclone in southern Bangladash, is being reviewed at a ministerial-level summit in Cape Town this week. VOA’s Delia Robertson in Johannesburg has this report.
Brazil and China plan to freely distribute satellite images to Africa that will aid the observation of natural disasters and other phenomena, officials from both countries said in Cape Town 28 Nov.
[Pressportal.co.za] Global monitoring system will provide universal access to comprehensive database on environmental change.
A European project to monitor the continent’s climate from space could provide a boost in the fight against climate change.
GMES has been hailed since 1998 and the Baveno Declaration as one of the flagships of Europe not only as a giant step forward in the monitoring of the environment but also as a key political framework and a possible boost to Europe in terms of scientific and technology advances as well as in terms of employment along the lines of the Lisbon Agenda.
United Nations platform for Space-based information for Disaster Management, Emergency Response (SPIDER)
Delegates Stress Benefits for Disaster-Prone States, Including Tsunami Early Warning, Potential to Enhance Global Coordination, But Call for More Resources
at the annual Geoint 2007 Symposium, the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announced that Microsoft Corporation has joined the consortium as a Principal Member. Government agencies worldwide are realizing the power of geospatial applications to meet their missions in ways that are unprecedented – from public safety applications to famine and hunger relief.
Reducing humanity’s vulnerability to disasters and environmental change
A very fruitful “Briefing to European EO Service Industry on the planning of
future ESA EO exploitation activities (2008 – 2012)” took place at ESRIN last
4th October. The meeting hosted more than 100 people from ESA member states,
new countries participating to EOEP-3 and countries participating in the PECS
(Plan for European Cooperating States) program.