UN-GGIM Publishes 5-10 Year Trends Report

A new report setting out the five to ten year vision of the rapidly growing geospatial information industry has been published by the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM).

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ICA eCARTO News December 2015

eCARTO News capture the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

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Digital Earth lectures for disaster mitigation workshop

For purpose of capacity building and training in disaster mitigation practices, the Digital Earth lectures were given by the international experts from the Digital Earth community.

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Deal sealed for new Sentinel-1 satellites

ESA has ensured the continuation of the Sentinel-1 Earth observation satellite series for Europe’s Copernicus environmental programme by ordering two more satellites. The €400 million contract was signed today with Thales Alenia Space of Italy to build Sentinel-1C and -1D.

GISCorps seeks volunteer help making a promotional video

After more than a decade of volunteering missions, GISCorps and its volunteers have a rich history of making a difference in humanitarian support. That story needs to be told and we are missing an opportunity to use videography to tell our story.

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UN-GGIM: Europe to lead development of global geospatial data themes

The mandate to develop this work, which is critical for supporting sustainability, disaster response, land management, and environmental resilience, was given to UN-GGIM: Europe during the 5th Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM).

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