IPGH project: Diagnosis of procedures and methods for assessing geographic information quality

Researchers from 10 countries in Latin America, including Chile, are working on the project "Assessment of the current situation of the procedures and methodologies for assessing the quality of Geographic Information (GI)". This is a project of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH, IPGH in Spanish) who led the national section of Ecuador.

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RCMRD publishes e-Newsletter no. 10

The RCMRD Director, Dr Hussein O. Farah, warmly welcomes you to the 10th edition of our quarterly e-newsletter.

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Canada: GeoConnections' Invitation for Projects for FY2016-2018

NRCan logoGeoConnections is making available $650,000 in funding through an Invitation for Projects for FY2016-2018.

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Rapid access to authoritative maps for emergency services agreed

Emergency services responding to disasters will continue to benefit from fast access to authoritative maps from official sources following a renewed agreement between EuroGeographics and the European Environment Agency (EEA).

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USA: ORNL DAAC MODIS Team receives first Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC, https://www.fgdc.gov/) has just announced that the ORNL Distributed Active Archive Center for Biogeochemical Dynamics (DAAC, https://daac.ornl.gov/about_us.shtml) MODIS Team is the recipient of the first Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award.

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Stan Tillman receives OGC’s Gardels Award

At the September meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Technical Committee in Orlando, Florida, USA, Stan Tillman received the OGC’s prestigious Kenneth D. Gardels Award.

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OGC seeks public comment for candidate Moving Features Access Standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on its candidate Moving Features Access Standard.

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