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March 29, 2017

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

April 03, 2017


Rosario, Argentina ,
3 April 2017 —  7 April 2017

Colorado Springs , USA
3 April 2017 —  6 April 2017

Sidney, Australia ,
3 April 2017 —  4 April 2017

April 04, 2017


ingapore ,
4 April 2017 —  6 April 2017

April 06, 2017

April 10, 2017


Muscat, Oman ,
10 April 2017 — 11 April 2017

April 12, 2017

April 13, 2017


Moscow , Russia
13 April 2017 — 14 April 2017

April 19, 2017


Zurich , Switzerland
19 April 2017 — 21 April 2017

The Hague , Netherlands
19 April 2017 — 21 April 2017

April 20, 2017


Florence , Italy
20 April 2017 — 21 April 2017

April 23, 2017


Vienna , Austria
23 April 2017 — 28 April 2017

April 24, 2017


Cadiz , Spain
24 April 2017 — 26 April 2017
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News Programmes

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

GAF team to provide technical assistance to GMES & Africa Support Programme

(Munich, 24 February 2017) GAF AG is pleased to announce the award of the “GMES and Africa Support Programme Technical Assistance Team” service contract by the European Commission. The services consist of the provision of support and consulting to the African Union Commission (AUC), which is coordinating the GMES & Africa initiative.

Marine-EO: All eyes on Horizon 2020’s first Earth Observation Pre-Commercial Procurement

Azores, 23th February 2017

Since 1st of January 2017, the Horizon 2020 project Marine-EO has been officially started, aiming at the implementation of the first Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) for Earth Observation services.

Remote Sensing Data Helps Scientists Measure Biodiversity

Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program (EnMAP)

ISRO Encouraging Entrepreneurs to Access Its Petabytes of Geospatial Data

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has gathered approximately 17 petabytes (17 million GB) of geospatial data, with expectations of having more than 50 petabytes in the next five years. To encourage use of this wealth of data, ISRO is promoting the information to young entrepreneurs as a way to generate monetary wealth.

ISRO to launch record 83 satellites in one go in January

BENGALURU: ISRO today said it would launch a record 83 satellites in one go using its workhorse PSLV-C37 toward the end of January.

SPARTACUS: Satellite-based asset tracking for disaster operations

(By Clemente Fuggini -December 16, 2016 )

Earth Observation for Sustainable Development - Launch of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa

The African Union and European Commission have launched a 30 million Euro programme for the implementation of the ‘Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa’ initiative.

Sharing EO satellite data to help understand our planet

1 December 2016

Since the launch of the first Earth-observing satellites in the 1970s, numerous missions from international space organisations have taken to the sky. Today, decades of data are helping scientists to build a better picture of changes to our planet.

ESA and Asian Development Bank join forces

(9 November 2016) ESA and the Asian Development Bank have signed an agreement to collaborate over the next five years to use information from space to support sustainable development.

What Can Satellite Data Do For Aquaculture? A NERC Focus

By Arran Frood & Planet Earth Editors. NERC, the Natural Environment Research Council, is a leading funder of independent research, training and innovation in environmental science in the UK.

Access to crucial satellite environmental data assured through Geoscience Australia-EUMETSAT cooperation

The region has some of the fastest economic growth in the world but also faces some big challenges, including significant exposure to natural hazards and the impacts of climate change.

EU’s new space policy to invest in startups, boost private investment

© Spacenews: PARIS — The European Union’s executive commission on Oct. 26 unveiled a new space strategy that promises public investment to stimulate the creation of space start-up companies.

New Satellite Image Database Maps Dynamics Of Human Presence On Earth

Built-up areas on the Earth have increased by 2.5 times since 1975. And yet, today 7.3 billion people live and work in only 7.6% of the global land mass. Nine out of the ten most populated urban centres are in Asia, while five out of the ten largest urban centres are in the United States. These are some of the numbers calculated by a new global database which tracks human presence on Earth, launched on 18 October 2016 by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III).

SatCen and Copernicus - Increased geospatial Support for EU External Action

On the 6th of October 2016, the European Commission entrusted SatCen with the operations of the Copernicus services in Support to EU External Action (SEA) with the signature of a Delegation Agreement by Lowri EVANS, Director-General DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROW) and Pascal Legai, SatCen Director.

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