The National Plan for Land Observation/Plan Nacional de Observación del Territorio (PNOT) from the Instituto Geográfico Nacional/Centro Nacional de Información Geográfica (IGN/CNIG) in Madrid, Spain, has received the "2013 United Nations Public Service Award (UN/UNPSA)" in the category 4° (Europe and North America), promoting "Whole-of-Government Approaches in the Information Age".
This award is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide.
EuroSDR sincerly congratulates IGN/CNIG with this great success.
EuroSDR's series of e-learning courses in 2014 will cover:
High density image matching (hosted by Stuttgart University)
Integrated use of airborne laser scanning and aerial photogrammetry (hosted by Aalto University)
Mapping using high-resolution satellite imagery (hosted by Terra Messflug)
Change detection in high-resolution land use/cover geodatabases at object level (hosted by IGN France)
Publication nr.62 now ONLINE!
Honkavaara, E., Markelin, L., Arbiol, R., Martinez, L., 2013. Radiometric Aspects of Digital Photogrammetric Images
Kaartinen, H., Hyyppä, J., Kukko, A., Lehtomäki, M., Jaakkola, A., Vosselman, G., Elberink, S.O., Rutzinger, M., Pu, S., Vaaja, M., 2013. Mobile Mapping - Road Environment Mapping using Mobile Laser Scanning
Geoinformatics for Intelligent Transportation
Venue: Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic
Dates: 27 - 29 January 2014
Workshop Webpage: http://gis.vsb.cz/gisostrava
The aim of the conference is to present and discuss new methods, issues and challenges of the geoinformatics contributing to make transportation more intelligent, efficient and human friendly. It is a chance for GI experts, geographers, transportation planners, developers, public sector as well as industry transportation specialists, and other professionals who are interested in using geoinformation technologies for transportation purposes to get together and share experiences, innovations and inspirations. The Symposium annually attracts over 200 participants from dozens of countries.