The ISPRS Geospatial Week 2017 - Wuhan, China

We would like to invite you to attend the 2017 ISPRS Geospatial Week that will take place in Wuhan, the most populous city in Central China, from 18th to 22nd September 2017. Abstracts are due by 31 March.

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Research Data Alliance Geospatial IG - Global Research Agenda meeting

The Geospatial IG of the Research Data Alliance will be meeting in Barcelona on 5 April 2017 to keep building ideas for the global research agenda for Geospatial Data Science.I am pleased to send the final meeting agenda and invite all interested to join. Join also by GoToMeeting.

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SDI highlights from the Land and Poverty Conference 2017

WB land poverty conference2017The World Bank Land and Poverty Conference presents the latest research and practice on the diversity of reforms, interventions, and innovations in the land sector around the world. This year, March 20-24, 2017, with the theme 'Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence-Based Approach' the conference highlights the role of data and evidence in realizing land policy reform, identifying strategies for working at scale, and monitoring achievements.

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Call for papers: Special Issue on Spatial Data Infrastructures

InfrastructuresJourna call for papers on SDIInfrastructures, an international scientific open access journal on infrastructures, is going to publish a special issue on spatial data infrastructures. The deadline for paper submissions is October 31, 2017.

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Planetary SDI enabling exploration and research across the solar system

LPSE conference2017Far out! Session 153 of the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2017) focuses on Planetary Spatial Data Infrastructure. Planetary SDI is a framework to support spatial-temporal data discovery, access, and utilization throughout the Solar System. It is based on the success of such a concept for terrestrial use that identifies spatial data, spatial data practitioners, and spatial data interoperability as issues of national importance.

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New Report Illustrates How EO Supports Sustainable Development

GEO convenes effective partnerships for societal benefit through use of free and open Earth observation (EO) data. The GEO Initiative ‘Earth Observations in Service of the 2030 Agenda’, together with the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) have issued a new report to highlight case studies of how EO responds to sustainable development, whether for health, disaster risk reduction or environmental protection.

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Two new EO projects launched from GEO community

In response to the Call for Collaborative Data Innovations launched by the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) and the World Bank last year, 10 projects were funded, two out which are from the GEO community.

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