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March 6, 2015

Agreement to Provide European Spatial Data Research and Development Framework

EuroGeographics and EuroSDR have today (6 March 2015) announced that they will work together to provide a framework for European spatial data research and development. The cooperation agreement will further the development of the EuroSDR Research Plan and the activities of the EuroGeographics Knowledge Exchange Networks. As a result, members of both not-for-profit organisations will

February 15, 2015

Three New Copernicus Services to Reach Operational Status in 2015

The Copernicus Climate Change, Marine Environment and Atmosphere Monitoring services will start operations in 2015. Hence, three Delegation Agreements, for the implementation and management of the services, have been signed by the European Commission and the service operators (Mercator Océan and ECMWF). In addition, the role of the European Environment Agency (EEA) was consolidated as

February 12, 2015

European Commission Awards the Deployment of the pan-European Open Data Portal

Feb. 12, 2015—Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has announced that the European Commission has awarded a three-year contract, worth several million Euros, for the deployment of an EU open data core platform, to Capgemini Nederland B.V. (“Capgemini”). The goal of this project is to develop, launch and

February 11, 2015

Book Provides Progress Report on Creating Spatial Data Infrastructures in Europe

Redlands, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015—The third edition of Building European Spatial Data Infrastructures presents an update on the efforts of the European Union (EU) to create a system for spatial data sharing among the 28 EU member nations. Building a spatial data infrastructure (SDI)—a common framework or language for sharing geographic information—will make providing geographic information and developing

February 10, 2015

MapAction Emergency Teams to Benefit from Authoritative Data from EuroGeographics

Feb. 9, 2015—Leading humanitarian mapping charity, MapAction can now rely on data from national mapping, land registry and cadastral authorities when responding to humanitarian emergencies across Europe. As a result of an agreement with EuroGeographics, staff and volunteers from the humanitarian mapping charity are able to use two pan-European datasets when providing mapping to show

February 7, 2015

36 Years of Radar Vision

Feb. 6, 2015—ESA has recently recovered imagery from the oldest synthetic aperture radar – or SAR – in space, renewing our view of a changing Earth. Comparing data from three generations of radar missions – Seasat, ERS and Sentinel-1 – the retreat of two large glaciers in southeast Greenland over a 36-year period is evident in

February 5, 2015

Carol Agius named Administrator for UN-GGIM: Europe as EuroGeographics signs SLA with Kadaster

Feb. 3, 2015—EuroGeographics has signed a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with The Netherlands' Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster) to provide a secretariat for UN-GGIM: Europe. As a result geospatial professional, Carol Agius has been appointed Administrator for the European regional committee of the United Nations Initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM). In

December 7, 2014

63rd Successful Launch of Ariane 5, the European Heavy Launcher

Ariane 5 has been successfully launched from Kourou, French Guiana, for the 63rd time in a row, once again confirming the reliability of the European launcher developed and built by Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s number two space technology company. The required performance for this, the 221st Ariane flight – for which Arianespace conducted the launch operations

December 5, 2014

Airbus Defence and Space: Historic Decisions Taken by European Space Agency Member States in Luxembourg

Airbus Defence and Space, number two worldwide in space technologies, hails a series of decisions taken at European Space Agency (ESA) Ministerial Council meeting in Luxembourg that underline the member states’ support for, and commitment to safeguarding Europe’s continued independent access to space and its part in the world’s space adventure. “This summit will go

November 26, 2014

European Space Imaging Completes VHR Data Supply in Record Time

MUNICH, Nov. 28, 2014—European Space Imaging (EUSI) has successfully completed another year’s CwRS campaign in record time supplying almost cloud-free imagery well inside collection windows in keeping with their reputation for speedy delivery of high-quality data. EUSI has been the most reliable data supplier to the European Commission in the Controls with Remote Sensing (CwRS)

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