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AI bolsters human-centric disaster risk reduction (ITU Video)

ITU points to AI for human-centric disaster risk reduction (VIDEO)

International cooperation will be vital to reduce global disaster risks, agreed the participants at a recent workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for natural disaster management convened by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and UN Environment (UNEP).

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Public Comment sought on Zarr and CoverageJSON

OGC seeks Public Comments on Zarr and CoverageJSON

Zarr can represent very large array datasets in a simple, scalable way, and is compatible with cloud object storage – making it ideal for analysis-ready geospatial data. CoverageJSON has been demonstrated to be an effective, efficient format, friendly to web and application developers. Both are considered for OGC adoption.

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Launch of the ARIES for SEEA Explorer

‘ARIES for SEEA’ Launch

On Thursday, 29 April 2021, 9-10 AM (NY time), the offcial launch of the ARIES for SEEA Explorer took place. It’s a new open-source and user-friendly digital technology which enables standardized and customizable ecosystem accounting.

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Call for nominations WFEO 2021 Awards now open

The Secretariat of WGIC Partner WFEO (World Federation of Engineering Organisations) announced that the call for nominations regarding WFEO 2021 Awards is now open for the WFEO Gree Women in Engineering Award, the WFEO Medal for Engineering Excellence and the WFEO Medal for Excellence in Engineering Education.

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