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Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event
Vannes , France
22 May 2019 — 24 May 2019

Vannes , France
22 May 2019 — 24 May 2019

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GEO and Amazon Web Services collaborate to provide cloud credits for projects that improve understanding of our planet

GEO member agencies and research organizations from developing countries are now able to access cloud services to help with the hosting, processing and analysis of big data about the Earth to inform decisions for sustainable development.

Call for Experts In Earth Observation & Geographic Information Body of Knowledge [EO4GEO]

The EO4GEO project is inviting experts in the Earth Observation / Geographic Information sectors to participate in the process of developing a Body of Knowledge (BoK) for GI and EO. We are looking for professionals ready to support the description of the particular concepts (topics) in different inter-related knowledge areas, by commenting and contributing to the elaboration of the relevant texts.

EO4GEO Workshop in Castellón, May 30th

The project, which is now in its first steps (Preparing the space/geospatial sectors skills strategy), intends to identify gaps and shortages between GI and EO training offer.

ELSEVIER call for papers for a special issue on 'Earth Observation for the Sustainable Development Goals'

Worldwide, countries are setting their national targets and determining indicators for monitoring advances towards the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which account for differing national realities, capacities and levels of development. Earth Observation (EO) systems have a definitive and preponderant role to play in supporting and tracking progress of the SDGs.

LANDSENSE INNOVATION CHALLENGE: Empowering communities to monitor & report on their environment

The LandSense Challenge targets individuals, web-entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs coming from all participating Horizon 2020 countries, to present innovative IT solutions addressing one of the three LandSense domains: Urban Landscape Dynamics, Agricultural Land Use & Forest & Habitat Monitoring

IDEEO Project has started

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has approved the IDEEO project – « Internationalisation and Diversification of European Earth Observation ».

ESA and SatCen formalize cooperation with Administrative Arrangement

On 23 January, in the presence of HR/VP Mogherini, the European Space Agency and the European Union Satellite Centre signed an Administrative Arrangement on the formal establishment of their cooperation.

EuroGEOSS infographics

EuroGEOSS is Europe’s part of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS). It brings together all of the Earth observation resources available in Europe so that they can be used more effectively.

How Earth Observation became Europe’s “Silicon Valley”

Extracted from the Copernicus Observer Newsletter

Brussels, 1 December 2017. The Copernicus Programme with its full, free and open data policy is tapping into the core of the open data movement that is powering today’s tech breakthroughs, just like open source has been key to most of the innovation in the last decades.

The African Union Commission Awards Thirteen Consortia of Institutions to Implement the GMES and Africa Support Programme

November 28, 2017. The African Union Commission (AUC) officially awards grants to thirteen successful consortia of institutions that will serve as Regional Implementing Centres for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES and Africa) Support Programme.

Two new Earth Explorer concepts to understand our rapidly changing world

15 November 2017. ESA has chosen two concepts, FORUM and SKIM, to be developed further and compete to be the ninth Earth Explorer mission.

EARSC participates in EO4GEO

EO4GEO – Toward an innovative strategy for skills development and capacity building in the space geo-information sector supporting Copernicus User Uptake.

The ESA and Radiant.Earth Join Forces to Support UN's SDGs

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Radiant.Earth have announced an agreement to jointly enhance geospatial data literacy in the global development community to support tracking the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Commission boosts European Earth observation capabilities to better serve our society

Washington, DC, 23 October 2017. The European Commission has launched a new initiative to strengthen the European component of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (EuroGEOSS).

ESA takes the rains of the Disasters Charter

(16 October 2017) When disaster strikes, a group of international space agencies pools its resources and expertise to support relief efforts on the ground. For the next six months, ESA will be leading the International Charter Space and Major Disasters as it brings information from satellites to the aid of the vulnerable.

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