RCMRD Quarterly Newsletter Published

Kindly access the 13th edition of our quarterly e-newsletter here.

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OGC Announces Geoscience Australia as its Newest Principal Member

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that Geoscience Australia has raised its membership level from Technical to Principal Level. Geoscience Australia has been an active member of OGC since 1999.

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Geoscience Australia is newest OGC Principal Member

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is pleased to announce that Geoscience Australia has raised its membership level from Technical to Principal Level. Geoscience Australia has been an active member of OGC since 1999.

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Prof. Dr. Josef Strobl appointed GeoAmbassador for the GeoForAll community

"On behalf of the GeoForAll community, it is my great pleasure to honour our excellent colleague Prof. Dr. Josef Strobl as our GeoAmbassador." from Dr. Suchith Anand, GeoForAll.

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UN-GGIM: Europe announces new Executive Committee

UN-GGIM: Europe has announced a new Executive Committee following its 4th Plenary which was held in Brussels, Belgium and supported by the European Commission.

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EuroSDR Workshop Sustainable Open Data Business Models for NMCAs


The concept of open data is gaining momentum as open data are often associated with realizing many government ambitions, such as increased economic value and solving societal problems. However, to implement an open data policy and maintain high quality data in a sustainable manner may pose a challenge to the traditional business models of National Mapping & Cadastral Agencies (NMCAs).

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Demonstrating geospatial value is key to regaining public trust in experts says UN-GGIM: Europe

Momentum created by the 2030 Development Agenda and 2020 Census rounds should be used to demonstrate the practical value of geospatial expertise, says UN-GGIM: Europe.

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