Friday, October 31, 2008

UN-SPIDER October 2008 Updates

Tony Lyu of the UN SPIDER Office in Bonn wrote in his circular this evening:
"Please find attached the UN-SPIDER October 2008 Updates. Please forward this UN-SPIDER Updates to colleagues who might benefit from receiving the information...."
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"News included in this UN-SPIDER Updates:
1. UN-SPIDER International Workshop in Bonn/Germany
2. United Nations Activates International Charter for Floods in Yemen
3. Mr. Lorant Czaran Joins UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER as Head of the UN-SPIDER Bonn
4. United Nations Agencies Confirm UNOOSA?s role as Cooperating Body to the International Charter
5. 2005 Kashmir Earthquake: The Role of Information Technology in Relief Activities
6. The Past and Future of Crisis Mapping ? A Personal Account
7. Third COSMO-SkyMed Satellite Launched from California
8. Satellite Data Reveals Extreme Summer Snowmelt in Northern Greenland
9. CALL FOR PAPERS: The International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation ? Special Issue on Geospatial Technologies for Disaster Management
10. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Thematic Session on Disaster Communication Systems
at the India Disaster Management Congress 2009
Conferences and Workshops:
- 9th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) in Vienna, Austria, 5-7 November 2008
- Use of Remote Sensing Techniques for Monitoring Volcanoes and Seismogenic Areas - USEReST 2008 in Naples, Italy, 11-13 November 2008
-International Symposium GeoTunis 2008 ? 3rd Edition? in Tunis, Tunisia, 26-30 November 2008
- Second International Conference on Geoinformation Technology for Natural Disaster Management and Rehabilitation in Bangkok, Thailand, 1-2 December
- Cartography and Geoinformatics for Early Warning and Emergency
Management: Towards Better Solutions- in Prague, Czech Republic, 19-22
January 2009
- L'Outil Spatial au Service de la Gestion des Catastrophes et des Situations d'Urgence en Afrique - Rabat, Morocco, 10-12 November 2008.
Tony (Young S.) LYU
Associate Expert
Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 10
53113 Bonn, Germany
+49 (0)228.815.0678"

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