EarthServer, the European Union big data initiative, has reached the next milestone: in the second phase extending through April 2018, the Italian data provider MEEO S.R.L. exceeds 1 Petabyte of spatio-temporal, analysis-ready data processed through its operational Earth Observation Data Service (Source: GIM International). The intercontinental EarthServer initiative unites Europe, the USA and Australia in […]
I’d like to share some interesting ideas from my colleague, Dr. Raghunathan Nair Jaishanker, IIITM-K, a former keynote speaker at AGSE conference in Johoer Bahru. I like his innovative and uncommon way of thinking. Humanity has moved from Anthropocene to Diktyocene where Innovation Quotient (InQ) is more important than Intelligence Quotient (IQ). Innovation Quotient is […]
For the members of the AGSE community this announcement might be interesting (as well in the context of our conference): Recently HeiGIT @ GIScience Heidelberg released a dedicated stable disaster versionof OpenRouteService to support humanitarian logistics within specific regions of catastrophes. Since his start in 2008 OpenRouteServivce had been spontaneously applied for specific real world […]
After the opening sessions and the first presentations we listen to Sajid Pareeth’s workshop. The conference hall is very nicely prepared.
The travwl agency Rah-Nima informed us today that the flight schedule can change in the new Iranian year. Iranian years starts with Spring, on March 21. Kish Air announced that the flight programs can change in the new year. The new time table is expected in about a week. They will keep an eye on […]
AGSE 2013, „The Geospatial Momentum for Society and Environment“, took place at 16-19 December, 2013, Center for Environmental Planning and Technology University (CEPT University), Ahmedabad, India, chaired by Prof Dr Anjana Vyas, Dean, FGSA, CEPT University, and Prof. Dr. Franz-Josef Behr, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences. The conference attracted more than 120 delegates. On the […]
On Monday afternoon we will start with a World Cafe session: Leveraging Geospatial Potential for Sustainable Development – The prospects and challenges. Convenor is R. Jaishanker, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Environmental Informatics, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management- Kerala, India. Unsustainability is the precipitate of chaos at the crossroads of ecology, technology and economy. […]