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.

Read more ...

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.

Download the report here.

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.

Read more ...

ISPRS announces The Jack Dangermond Award

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is proud to announce a new ISPRS award. Individual awards are presented during ISPRS Congresses to outstanding ISPRS scientists for their exceptional achievements. Many of these awards are donated by ISPRS Members.

Read more ...

ISDE Announce the Result of the 2nd ISDE Video Competition

The Video competition, organized by Young Scientist and Education Committee of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), aims to create awareness among the young scientist, researcher, and students about the vision and objectives of the International Society for Digital Earth.

Read more ...

SDI-Open 2017

28th International Cartographic Conference pre-conference workshop on Spatial Data Infrastructures, Standards, Open Source and Open Data for geospatial (SDI-Open 2017) jointly organized by the ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies and the Commission on SDI and Standards will be held on 1- 2 July 2017 at the George Washington University, Washington DC, USA.

Read more ...

SELPER and ISPRS sign MoU as part of ISPRS Strategy to enhance Cooperation with South America

ISPRS is proud to announce that during the recent SELPER International Symposium, held in Puerto Iguazú, Argentina, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between SELPER and ISPRS.

Read more ...