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    • AGI FAQ’s – I am working towards my chartered status, how can the AGI help me?
      The AGI do not offer accreditation, instead we support the CGeog(GIS) accreditation provided by the RGS-IBG. We do however, offer the following; CPD opportunities that support progression to CGeog(GIS). This includes professionally relevant events but also opportunities for members to join one of our groups such as Early Careers Network, our National Groups, AGI Council […]
    • thinkWhere Mapping Portal Helps Scotland Achieve 100 percent Superfast Broadband Coverage
      Stirling, Scotland, 13 May 2021 – The Scottish Government is using the latest mapping technology to engage with suppliers and boost broadband coverage in rural communities. Using a cloud-based Geographic Information System (GIS) developed and hosted by thinkWhere, suppliers can identify properties that are currently not connected to superfast broadband and are eligible for vouchers […]
    • Remembering Professor Ian Masser
      A geospatial pioneer with a passion for collaboration We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Professor Ian Masser whose leadership, enthusiasm and generosity in sharing his expertise will be sorely missed by all in the geocommunity. Many AGI members will remember his great support and active participation in developing the Association, and […]
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    • Training moves online for emergency responders in Central Asia
      During April and May, MapAction is providing online training in mapping and data tools and techniques to emergency responders in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. This is part of an ongoing programme of work with the Central Asian Center for Emergency Situations & Disaster Risk Reduction (CESDRR) to improve and expand disaster preparedness, relief and recovery activities across Central […]
    • MapAction and HeiGIT partner to further geoinformation innovation
      The Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT) and MapAction have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining their plans to collaborate in a number of areas. Both organisations share a common vision to support humanitarian mapping by providing innovative geoinformation services for humanitarian response, mitigating risk, anticipatory action and economic development. This includes developing up-to-date […]
    • MapAction supports St Vincent volcano emergency response
      MapAction is providing mapping and information management support to the La Soufriere volcano emergency on the island of St Vincent, in response to requests from both CDEMA (Caribbean Disasters & Emergency Management Agency) and UN OCHA’s regional office.  Explosive eruptions from La Soufriere since April 9th have caused ash clouds to cover much of St […]
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    • Thermal Imaging and Thermography – Detection Made Easy
      Thermal imaging is a technology used for detecting leaks and other types of errors or abnormalities. It is also used in the diagnosis of pipe and piping problems and to determine the source of gas leaks from oil or natural gas lines. Thermography can often be performed on mobile or
    • Basic Information About HVAC
      HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) has become the most popular form of home improvement and beautification. Many homeowners, particularly in the warmer southern states like North Carolina, are turning to HVAC to help lower their energy bills and provide comfort during those long winter months. Unfortunately, many do not realize
    • Gutter Cleaning and Maintenance
      The gutters are a vital part of the drainage system of a home and do a great job of catching rainwater that falls down from the roof. Gutter cleaning and maintenance should be a routine part of your property maintenance and is something that you shouldn’t neglect doing. Many people
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    • Introductory GIS Training Courses: QGIS and R
      Good afternoon,There are two upcoming courses on GIS and Spatial Data that Nick Bearmanat Geospatial Training Solutions is delivering over the next few weeks.Introduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Data
    • Families and Food in Hard Times: European Comparative Research
      Dear Colleagues,In the UK and elsewhere in the global North, Covid-19 has exposed and exacerbated stark health and social inequalities that widened in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis and so-called austerity measures that diminished the welfare state. Low-income families with children are among those hardest hit, with growing numbers experiencing food insecurity […]
    • The Second Global Forum of Funders
      Dear colleagues,The press release of The Second Global Forum of Funders: Missions for Science to Enable a Prosperous Future for All is available at https://council.science/current/news/isc-convenes-successful-2nd-global-forum-of-funders/The presentations are at https://stories.council.science/science-missions/The International Science Council will launch the report A Framework to Unleash Mission-Oriented Science in June 2021.For further information, please visit the Global Forum of Funders websites […]



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