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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 "Le Cercle des ambassadeurs de Québec" 2014 Award.

FEBRUARY 09 2015, 20H14 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

We all knew that IGARSS2014/35th 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.  Congratulations!!

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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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ABSTRACT Deadline Extended: 19 JAN 2015. 36th CSRS St. John's, NL

JANUARY 13 2015, 07H14 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST

 

Due to overwhelming demand, the abstract submission deadline has been extended to:

January 19, 2015 - Abstract submission deadline

 

The 36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS) will take place in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, June 8 -11th, 2015 at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre. The 2015 conference will  include General Sessions and Special Sessions, building on the symposium theme “Exploring Synergies" that brings together different applications and technologies.
 
This is an OPEN CALL for General Session abstract submissions.

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Greetings from CRSS-SCT President; Membership Renewal; Reminder: Abstracts for 36th CSRS

DECEMBER 16 2014, 18H58 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST

 

Dear CRSS-SCT Members,

 

2014 was an excellent year for CRSS-SCT with many new initiatives as well as future plans.  At the heart of these successes is you, our Members. We invite you to renew your membership. For a summary of some of the benefits of being a CRSS-SCT member, please click here.

 

To renew (or for new colleagues to join), simply click on “Online Membership” to the left on this page. Earlier this year, each member received an email with your username and password. You can access and update your profile, and check your renewal date (for many of you, this will be 31 December 2014).


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CRSS-SCT Lethbridge Chapter co-sponsors Lethbridge GIS Day Event

DECEMBER 03 2014, 10H42 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

GIS Day in mid-November has grown around the world to become a focal point for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related topics. Many organizations use this special day as an opportunity to hold events and spread the GIS word.  As in many other years, GIS professionals in Lethbridge, Alberta held a full day event on November 19th to help celebrate all things related to GIS.  The Oldman River Regional Services Commission was the generous host and organizer of the event. Over 60 people from 22 different community organizations attended.  There were 8 great speakers who presented on a wide array of GIS, remote sensing and related topics and themes, and the whole event was very well received. With some great local sponsors (Alberta Geomatics Group, Canadian Remote... + More

 

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GIS Day 2014 Selkirk College

DECEMBER 03 2014, 10H37 | By ANDREW DAVIDSON

 

CRSS-SCT Kootenay Chapter: The CRSS-SCT Kootenay Chapter had their grand opening announcement at the Selkirk College on the GIS Day on November 19, 2014. The event was part of the global GIS Day 2014. The 80 attendees, included biologists, foresters, resource managers, protected area managers, current and future students, members of the fire department and First Nations, and interested public. Dr. Jon Corbett from the University of British Columbia Okanagan was the keynote speaker and gave a very inspiring talk.

 

Through the CRSS-SCT Kootenay Chapter, CRSS-SCT was proud to be a platinum sponsor of this event

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