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IGARSS-2014 / 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing Awarded Business Event of the Year 2014

APRIL 11 2015, 21H08 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

In front of nearly 600 business people of the great area of Quebec, the President- Director General of the Convention Center of Quebec, M. Michel Bouchard, was pleased to give the Fidéide Business Event of the Year  to  Mrs. Monique Bernier, professor in remote sensing at the Institute National of Scientific Research (INRS), and Mrs. Josée Lévesque, Defense Scientist at the Defense Research Center of Val-Cartier for hosting the joint event 34th IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium / 35th  Canadian Symposium of Remote Sensing. This important scientific congress in the fields of Remote Sensing and Geoscience gathered some 1.900 researchers coming from 63 countries from July 13 to 17, 2014. The... + More

 

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CRSS-SCT Student Travel Grant Application: 36th CSRS St. John's NL 8-11 June 2015

MARCH 25 2015, 21H58 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

CRSS-SCT Student Symposium Travel Grants

Application Form - Click here.

Deadline: 30 April 2015.

 

Information:

2 awards: $1000.00 each

Up to two (2) CRSS Symposium Travel Grants of $1000 each are available to students (Bachelors, Masters. or Ph.D. levels) enrolled at a Canadian university or college to attend the 2015 Canadian... + More

 

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Surveying and Development Conference, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 3-6 October 2015

MARCH 25 2015, 21H43 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

CRSS supports the Regional Conference “Surveying and Development” to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from 3-6 October 2015. The integrated program of the conference offers the opportunity for presenting peer review papers and interacting with companies during the conference exhibition. For further information, please visit the conference web page at www.sd2015-eg.org

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Video Tribute to Dr. Larry Morley (OC)

MARCH 04 2015, 08H10 | By DEREK PEDDLE

 

The Canada Science and Technology Museum has produced a video tribute to Dr. Larry Morley (OC) on the occasion of his recent induction into the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame. It includes a most interesting 3-minute interview with Dr. Bob Ryerson (himself a former CRSS-SCT President and recipient of the CRSS-SCT Larry Morley Gold Medal, in 2012).

 

The video tribute is at: http://youtu.be/qp6DpFo_Xew

 

Further information is also posted at:  http://www.crss-sct.ca/news/index.php?id=123

Dr. Larry Morley (OC) was the founder and first President of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society (CRSS-SCT) and the... + More

 

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Early Bird Exhibitor Notice: Select Your Booth Now for the 36th CSRS

FEBRUARY 09 2015, 20H17 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

The 36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS), St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Canadian Remote Sensing Society is pleased to invite you to the 36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS), to be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, June 08 -11th, 2015 at The Delta Hotel & Conference Centre.

 

The city of St. John’s has made its way to many a bucket list. Offering the perfect combination of big-city luxury and small-town charm, St. John's is Canada's oldest city, and it shows its old-fashioned charm in winding, hilly streets lined with colourful buildings. This charismatic city sits on a... + More

 

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IGARSS2014/35th CSRS wins 2014 Event of the Year

FEBRUARY 09 2015, 20H14 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

We all knew that IGARSS2014/35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS) in Quebec City was a huge success thanks to the efforts of Dr. Monique Bernier (General Chair), Drs. Josée Levesque, Jean-Marc Garneau and Ellsworth Le-Drew (The Technical Co-Chairs),  the dynamic members of the Local Organizing Committee and the many volunteers. The success of IGARSS2014/35th CSRS was confirmed on January 16, 2015 when Drs. Monique Bernier and Josée Levesque received for IGARSS2014/35th CSRS the "2014 Event of the Year" from the "Le Cercle des ambassadeurs de Québec" at an evening reception in the Québec Convention Centre. The annual award is presented to the event that generates the highest tourism expenses in the Québec region. ... + More

 

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CRSS-SCT National Awards - Nominations due 20 March 2015

FEBRUARY 08 2015, 05H59 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST

 

Call for nominations for the following CRSS-SCT Remote Sensing Awards (download the CRSS-SCT Awards Document for full details and lists of previous award recipients). Deadline for nominations: 20 March 2015.

  • CRSS Larry Morley Gold Medal Award
  • Val Shaw Memorial Award
  • CRSS Silver Medal Award
  • CRSS Bronze Medal Award

Student Awards:       

  • Best Ph.D. Thesis published in 2014
  • Best Master's Thesis published in 2014
  • CRSS Symposium Travel Grants to St. John's NL (2 awards : $1000.00... + More

     

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CJRS: News + Access. Taylor & Francis Publisher: Global Distribution

FEBRUARY 05 2015, 10H51 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST

 

Greetings from the Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing (CJRS).


We want to update you on changes to the journal in the past year. We are delighted to report we are now published by Taylor & Francis which has dramatically increased our distribution globally. In addition, our publication page charges for authors have been significantly reduced: USD$400 per research or review paper, and USD$300 per research note.

 

Members of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society (CRSS) receive free access to CJRS by logging into the members-only section at: http://www.crss-sct.ca/connect/index.php

 

The entire archive of CJRS dating back to Volume 1 (1975) has also been... + More

 

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DIGITAL EARTH 2015 SYMPOSIUM IN HALIFAX, NS, OCT. 6-10, 2015

JANUARY 29 2015, 18H12 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

By DIRK WERLE

The Digital Earth vision was first proposed by Al Gore in 1998, and has evolved to keep pace with rapid developments in remote sensing, cloud computing, and Big Data. At the 9th International Symposium on Digital Earth in 2015 up to 1,000 scientists, engineers, technologists, and environmental managers from around the world will meet in Halifax to share concepts, research findings, technologies, and practical applications relating to the Digital Earth vision. DIGITAL EARTH 2015 will include themes from the entire spectrum of the Digital Earth vision. The Call for Papers, Special Sessions and Workshops is now open at http://digitalearth2015.ca/  For further information contact the DE2015... + More

 

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Dr. Larry Morley (OC) inducted into the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

JANUARY 25 2015, 17H50 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST

 

Dr. Lawrence Whitaker (“Larry”) Morley (OC), the founder and first President of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society (CRSS-SCT) and the first Director General of the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS), was honoured posthumously with his recent induction into the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame. In a ceremony in Ottawa on 20 January 2015, Dr. Morley was inducted along with two others whose research and innovations provided invaluable contributions to the advancement of sciences and technology in Canada. Larry made important and lasting contributions in several fields, most notably of course remote sensing, but also geology. Larry was active in the remote sensing community and with the Canadian Remote Sensing Society, right up to his passing at the age of 93... + More

 

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