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EARSC, in collaboration with the Directorate General for Agriculture (DG AGRI), is organizing a workshop titled “Digital transformation in agriculture: the role of remote sensing” . The event will take place in Brussels on the 27th of March. The workshop aims at elaborating on the role of technological innovation in agriculture with a particular focus on satellite and remote sensing applications – in light of the post...
EARSC EO product award for 2019 will recognise a product which will support overall sustainable development projects or the implementation of the SDGs at national, regional and/or local levels, and the monitoring and reporting against the global indicator framework. In 2015, countries adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These include a broad range of sustainable...
The Organizing Committee of the ‘ Seventh International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment ’ invite you to join us in Cyprus on March 18-21, 2019 to network with leading experts in the field of Remote Sensing and Geo-information. The conference will take place at the Aliathon Holiday Village in Paphos, Cyprus. The Technical Program is open to all topics in Remote Sensing and Geo-information...
QGIS is one of the most popular Geographic Information Systems (GIS) softwares in the geospatial community. Some main qualities and functionalities, among others, are the friendly and intuitive interface, its simple operation, the existence of a large amount of resources to be used, and the transparency of open source code that allows to modify or customize the platform.  However, its free character is still permeated...
GEO-CRADLE  was launched as an EU H2020 Project with 25 partners from 3 continents, it was then upgraded to a GEO Community Activity, and it has recently been further upgraded to a  GEO Initiative .  The project brought together key players representing the entire EO value chain and promoted the uptake and exploitation of EO activities in the three regions (NAMEBA), GEO-CRADLE during its life time enhanced the...
Are you considering a career in the geospatial industry? Wondering if you’re making enough money for your age and experience level? Want to know if a startup is better for your career in the long run or a job at one of the biggies? And how much money can you  actually  make in the geospatial industry? We took a deep dive into more than 3,500 salary postings by top geospatial companies and startups on Glassdoor, and came up...
The European Commission allocated another  96 million euros ($109 million)  for the European Space Agency to spend on the Copernicus Earth-observation program in the next two years. The agreement was announced this week during the Conference on European Space Policy in Brussels, Belgium. Similar to NASA’ s Landsat program , Copernicus provides Earth-observation data for free. Copernicus’ Sentinel satellites monitor...
On 22 December the Anak Krakatau volcano, located about 50 km West of Java, in the Sunda Strait of Indonesia, erupted and partially collapsed. The volcano was reduced from 338 m to the 110 m of height, according to the Indonesia's Center of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation  press release . The undersea landslide caused by the eruption triggered a tsunami which hit the coastal areas around the Sunda Strait between Java and...