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ISRS Delhi Chapter lecture on National Remote Sensing Day by Prof. Orhan ALTAN

Dear Colleagues, Indian Society of Remote Sensing - Delhi Chapter invites you to the Lecture on National Remote Sensing Day. Prof. Orhan ALTAN, Honorary Member of ISPRS speaks on The Changing World Under the Corona Virus Threat-from Human Needs to SDGs and what next? Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/gzq-pyp-cqb Sunday 12 August 2020 (Wednesday), 03.00-04.30 [...]

By |2020-08-08T13:23:22+00:00August 8th, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on ISRS Delhi Chapter lecture on National Remote Sensing Day by Prof. Orhan ALTAN

COVID-19 impact on family and community: international survey

CEGOT- University of Coimbra in collaboration with IGU Commission on Health and Environment (IGU-CHE) aims to assess the impact of pandemics on family, social and community relationships, addressing housing conditions, work status, local amenities, mobility, behaviours and overall health and well-being. To participate in survey,please find the link below: Link: https://surveys.uc.pt/index.php/992535?lang=en

By |2020-04-20T04:44:55+00:00April 20th, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on COVID-19 impact on family and community: international survey

Geographers in the fight against COVID-19

Geographers globally are harnessing their talents in the fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic. With one third of the world's population now in some form of lockdown, there are extraordinary efforts by geographers to understand the spatial and other characteristics of this deadly virus. A group of Chinese geographers, led by former IGU Vice-President Academician [...]

By |2020-04-01T06:08:27+00:00April 1st, 2020|Miscellaneous, News|Comments Off on Geographers in the fight against COVID-19

Welcome address from International Science Council (ISC) and IGU President

International Science Council (ISC) welcome address for the IGU-India conference, Burdwan featuring Science Director Mathieu Denis and the member of Governing Board, as well as former IGU Vice-President, Ruth Fincher. Audio Message of IGU President Prof.Himiyama to IGU-India, Burdwan

By |2020-03-17T14:14:38+00:00March 11th, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Welcome address from International Science Council (ISC) and IGU President

IGU President Himiyama on Covid-19

Dear Colleagues, As reported widely, coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading in China and in some other countries, and it may possibly even be poised to become a global pandemic. The virus not only endangers human life, but also seriously affects our life support systems, economic, social cultural and other activities unless effective measures are taken. [...]

By |2020-02-23T11:32:16+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on IGU President Himiyama on Covid-19

IGU Vice-President Bojie Fu elected as International Honorary Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Academician, Dr Bojie Fu, Vice-President of International Geographical Union(IGU), was recently elected as an International Honorary Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The announcement was conducted by Academy President David W. Oxtoby and Chair of the Board of Directors Nancy C. Andrews on 17thApril, 2019. Out of the 214 individuals elected to the [...]

By |2019-04-22T04:32:13+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Miscellaneous, News|Comments Off on IGU Vice-President Bojie Fu elected as International Honorary Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

AAG Education Award for IGU Vice-President Iain Hay

Professor Iain Hay (left) pictured with Professor Mike Meadows, from the University of Cape Town, at La Forêt Montmorency, the research forest of Université Laval, Canada, during a field trip associated with the Executive Committee meetings of the International Geographical Union last year. IGU Vice-President and Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Geography, Iain Hay, has [...]

By |2018-02-01T03:48:18+00:00February 1st, 2018|Miscellaneous, News|Comments Off on AAG Education Award for IGU Vice-President Iain Hay

Nature paper points out the need to revitalize the countryside…

The latest issue of Nature argues that a rural revival is needed globally to counter urbanization.  The paper is co-authored by Professor Yansui Liu and Associate Professor Yuheng Li of the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences. Professors Liu and Li are respectively chair and secretary of the [...]

By |2017-08-18T03:26:15+00:00August 18th, 2017|Miscellaneous, News|Comments Off on Nature paper points out the need to revitalize the countryside…

OURSUS activities at the Beijing Congress

Report about the OURSUS activities and debates in Beijing; and Plan for the near future. On 18 August OURSUS Chair Ton Dietz and OURSUS secretary Qiu Li participated in the jury of the poster competition of the iGEO Olympiad and selected the best posters out of 45 country posters highlighting one or more sustainable city [...]

By |2017-05-19T08:08:22+00:00September 9th, 2016|Meetings, Miscellaneous, News|Comments Off on OURSUS activities at the Beijing Congress

IGU Vice-President awarded the 2013 Volvo Environment Prize

Chinese glaciologist and climate scientist and IGU Vice-President Dr. Qin Dahe has been awarded this year’s Volvo Environment Prize. The award winner is a key contributor to the fifth assessment report from the UN climate panel (IPPC), whose first section, the “Physical Science Basis”, was released in September. He attracted wide attention last year with [...]

By |2017-05-19T08:08:29+00:00November 29th, 2013|Miscellaneous, News|0 Comments