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ISEPEI at UN workshop in Iran

November 12, 2016

Dr Lagutov has presented CEU at the UN Workshop on satellite technologies in Iran by giving a talk on role of Universities in promoting  evidence-based decision-making and the ISEPEI Project launched in cooperation with UN agencies.

UNDP: Enabling Disaster Risk Reduction

October 16, 2016

The International Day for Disaster Reduction was declared by the United Nations on 13 October 2016. This year IDDR celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of reining in the risks that they face. The 2016 edition marks the launch of the new "Sendai Seven" campaign, centered on the seven targets of the Sendai Framework.

Open Lecture by Global Environmental Facility at CEU

October 1, 2016

The CEU Environmental Systems Laboratory and CEU Spatial Mapping and Analysis Research Group (SMARG) has organized on September 29th an open lecture by Anupam Anand, Evaluation Officer from the Global Environment Facility (Washington DC, USA). The lecture entitled "Geospatial science for evaluating environmental projects" was delivered by videoconferencing at new CEU campus and was broadcasted online.

Syslab at International Disaster and Risk Conference in Davos

September 17, 2016

Research carried out at Syslab was represented at the International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC) Davos 2016: Integrative Risk Management – towards resilient cities, held in Davos, Switzerland, on 28 August – 01 September. Anastasia Kvasha has reported her project on Assessment of Flood Risk for Urban Areas in the Lower Don River. The research carried out under supervision of Professor Viktor Lagutov, Head of the CEU Systems Laboratory demonstrates applicaiton of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Syslab summer workshops ended

July 16, 2016

CEU Syslab hosted successful series of environmental professional workshops through the ISEPEI project aimed to improve data-driven decision-making and present the latest advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs), and their application to various fields.