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Open Lecture by Group on Earth Observations at CEU

February 25, 2017

On February 17th, the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and the ISEPEI project organized a talk (within the CEU Open Lecture Series on Disaster Management) on "Building Disaster Resilience by Harnessing the Data Revolution" led by Dr. Douglas Cripe, the Work Programme Coordinator from the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Secretariat.

Lecture and Practical on Using Satellite Data in Agriculture and Food Security

February 25, 2017

On February 16th, the Spatial Mapping and Analysis Research Group (SMARG) and the ISEPEI Project organized a brown bag lunch and practical session on "Using Satellite Data in Achieving Food Security". The open lecture and practical were conducted by Elizaveta Khazieva, a CEU alumna from the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. Currently she is a Project Manager at the Russian Cartography Agency, where she is responsible for development and implementation of the Agency’s Geographic Information System for spatial data management and business workflow.

A series of Open Lectures on Disaster Management

January 30, 2017

The Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and the Syslab's ISEPEI Project organize a series of open lectures on Disaster Management and Risk Reduction.

The lectures are to be conducted by practitioners from relevant organizations worldwide: UN agencies, national ministries, international NGOs, etc.

The following talks are scheduled in February:

ISEPEI Announces Call for Applications for 2017 Summer Workshops

January 30, 2017

ISEPEI has opened the Call for Applications for its upcoming "Bridging ICTs and Environment" workshops in July 2017. The events aim to improve data-driven decision-making by keeping professionals worldwide up-to-date on the latest advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and their potential use in a wide variety of public policy applications.

UNOOSA's Czaran on space technologies and cooperation with Syslab: interview to CEU

January 29, 2017

From the satellite navigation system in our cars to the weather forecast to basic Internet research, we rely on space technology and data for vital tasks in our daily lives. “Even if you might not think about it, you use the benefits of space technology,” said Lorant Czaran, programme officer for the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs at a Sept. 26 lecture at CEU, sponsored by the Environmental Systems Laboratory.