Monday, November 13, 2017

Álláshely a JRC Digitális gazdaság részlegénél űradat gazdaság témakörben

Az EuroSDR mai felhívása alapján.

Position open: Project Officer – Scientific – Space Data Economy (http://europa.eu/!Yk86tD)

As the science and knowledge service of the Commission, the mission of DG Joint Research Centre is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.

The  JRC  is  located  in  5  Member  States  (Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain). Further information is available at:https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/ 

The Digital Economy Unit provides quantitative and qualitative socio-economic research in support to the Digital Economy, Digital Living and Digital Society. The Unit is located in Ispra and Seville.

The vacancy is for a place in Ispra (Italy) to support projects assessing the contribution of Earth Observation in general, and the Copernicus programme more specifically, to the Digital Single Market. 

The candidate will focus in particular on assessing the contribution  of  the  Copernicus  Data  and  Information Access Services, being developed on behalf of the European Commission, to the increased access and use of Copernicus products and services, and their overall impact on the European data economy. 

The candidate will also contribute to the analysis of the European space data economy and its evolution before and after the introducing of these new services, through web scraping, surveys, focus groups, and interviews.

The position requires a strong background on the economics of data and digital platforms, new business models in the information society, and data analysis. Familiarity with earth observation and/or spatial information and big data analytics will be an asset. 

Qualifications: the candidate must have 
-          A  PhD  (doctoral  Diploma)  in  a  relevant  field  or  a minimum of five years of relevant research experience on the economics of digital information
-          Excellent written and spoken English (C1) 

The following will be considered as an advantage
-          Background   in   economics,   business   studies,   or information studies. 
-          Strong publication record in peer-review journals. 
-          Strong  skills  in  developing  and  implementing  new ideas, in particular in multi-disciplinary fields. 
-          Interested candidates should provide, with the application form, a curriculum vitae, with a list of publications. 

Duration of contract:
-          12 months initial contract with possible renewals up to maximum 6 years
-          Preferred starting date January 2018

Deadline for application
14/11/2017, 23h59 (Brussels time)

The candidate must be on a valid EPSO reserve list for Function Group IV contract staff or have applied to the permanent open call for researchers FG IV:
Auxiliary contract staff:
Please note that due to the high number of applications received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Massimo Craglia
European Commission
DG Joint Research Centre
Digital Economy Unit

T.P.262, JRC, Via Fermi,
21027 Ispra (VA), Italy
Tel: +390332786269
massimo.craglia@ec.europa.eu
 "

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Kockázatelemzés az ENSZ FFC feladatok kontextusában - víz, vízhiány

Az elsivatagosodággal, földkárokkal, árvízekkel és aszállyal témakörben dolgozó kockázatelemzést végzők figyelmébe ajánlom a ma érkezett körlevelet:
Dear Colleagues,
We are pleased to bring to your knowledge the call for abstracts for our sessions “DRR, Impact Assessment and the SDGs” Session ID no: 33; and “Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought – Role of Impact Assessment”, Session ID no: 100; at the 38th annual international conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment, (IAIA18) to be held in Durban, South Africa from 16th -18th of May, 2018. This call for abstracts opens with other parallel sessions from 1 September – 20 November 2017.
We invite abstracts (max. 300 words) from researchers and practitioners from countries around the world, for research papers as well as discussion and briefing papers that address the subject matter of our sessions “DRR, Impact Assessment and the SDGs” and “Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought – Role of Impact Assessment”. Abstract can be submitted through the IAIA portal http://conferences.iaia.org/2018/index.php, by 20 November, 2017. Notification of acceptance will be given by 15 December, 2017.
submission deadlines:
·     -    Deadline for abstracts of up to 300 words: 20
           November 2017
·     -    Applicants will be informed of the
           acceptance/rejection of their submission: by 15
           December 2017
·     -    Deadline for registration of authors: 08 February
           2018
-     -    Deadline for draft papers: 13 March 2018

-     -    Deadline for revised papers: 26 June 2018
·     -    Authors are expected to prepare comments on the
           abstract of two other participant.
I will highly appreciate, if you would further disseminate the information through your network. We look forward to your participation in this conference.
Kind regards,
Chizoba Chinweze
Session Chair."
Hozzáteszem, a felhőszakadások és a belvízek kockázatelemzésénél szintén 4D-képes, hatékony  térinformatikai adatnyerő, és feldolgozó eszközöket szükséges, hogy rendelkezésre álljanak a döntéshozást biztosító információ szolgáltatással, a közösségi térinformatika bevonásával, ahogy ezt Queenslandben vagy most Texasban is végzik.
Illusztráció: TV képernyőkép 2017.augusztus 29.
Polgárok segélykérő mobilhívásainak térképi megjelenítése a Harvey hurrikán alatt.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Műszaki térinformatika szakirányú képzés indul a BME Általános és Felsőgeodézia Tanszékén

Dr. Siki Zoltántól érkezett az alábbi közérdekű üzenet:
"Kedves Kollegina, Kolléga!
Idén ősszel a BME Általános és Felsőgeodézia Tanszékén indítjuk a Műszaki térinformatika szakirányú képzésünket, mely 4 féléves és teljes értékű második diplomát ad. A képzés során elsősorban nyílt forráskódú szoftvereket használunk.

Részletesebb információt a honlapunkon találhat:

Várjuk jelentkezését! Adja tovább az információt kollégáink, ismerőseinek!
Kérdése van? Írjon nekünk, szívesen válaszolunk!"

Illusztráció: a BME K épülete, jobbra az ÁFGT helyíségeivel (2013)

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

NASA Europa Challenge - Helsinki, 2017

Source:
http://www.nasaeuropachallenge.com
A NASA Europa Challenge új honlapján tájékozódhat az idei pályázati kiírásról és az elérhető díjakról, tanusítványokról.
http://www.nasaeuropachallenge.com
A résztvevők idei találkozójának a finnországi Espoo ad otthont 2017. augusztus 29-31 között.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Copernicus Masters Webinars - ismeretközvetítő webes tanfolyamok pályázati részvétel elősegítésére

Mai postámból:

"Dear Gabor,

The Copernicus Masters, Europe's leading innovation competition for Earth observation (EO) presents a new feature: The Copernicus Masters webinars! This year, registered participants receive exclusive insights and get directly in touch with high-level Copernicus Masters experts to increase their chance of winning prizes out of EUR 1.5 Mio overall:

These hands-on webinars explain:
  • How to benefit from Europe's major space competitions
  • How to prepare the perfect business case
  • How to access Copernicus data
  • How to deliver the perfect pitch
Registered participants can also listen to former webinars to learn how to prepare the perfect business case and get useful information on the competition.

The competition invites entrants to submit their applications by 30 June 2017 for one of 14 topic-specific challenges by renowned EO stakeholders at www.copernicus-masters.com.



We appreciate your support: Can you please promote the competition and its manifold opportunities among your relevant contacts? For this purpose, please download dedicated material here. Thank you.

We look forward to continuing the Copernicus Masters success story together with you!

Thank you and best regards

Luisa Wagner
Project Officer

Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen"

Saturday, April 29, 2017

GSDI támogatási lehetőség 'Téradat-infrastruktúra' tárgykörben

A GSDI Association felhívása (www.gsdiassociation.org):

"GSDI Small Grants Program 2017 - Call for Proposals is Open!

The GSDI Association has been making Small Grants Program awards since 2003 – our longest running project. The cash grants are for US$ 2,500. Although this is not a large amount of money, in emerging nations and developing economy SDI’s, it can go a long way toward SDI preparedness, awareness raising, for building some component of an SDI or to add to SDI sustainability. It may also help to engage other organizations in collaboration and additional co-funding for large projects. Since 2003, more than 100 grants have been made by the Association. Applications for the 2017 program are due not later than 1 June 2017.
Get the full details and application information here.

 "The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association - Advancing a Location Enabled World”

 The GSDI Association is an inclusive organization of academic and research institutions, government agencies, commercial firms, NGOs and individuals from around the world.
The purpose of the organization is to promote international cooperation and collaboration in support of local, national and international Spatial Data Infrastructure research, education, capacity building and implementation challenges, issues and good practice from around the globe that will allow nations to better address social, economic, and environmental issues of pressing importance."

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Megjelent a MAGISZ Journal of Agricultural Informatics szaklap 8. évfolyam, első száma.

Prof. Dr. Herdon Miklós, a 8. évfolyamát megújított nemzetközi szerkesztőbizottsággal indító agrárinformatikai szaklap főszerkesztője írja:

"I inform you that the latest issue of the Journal of Agricultural Informatics has been published.
The journal is backed by an international editorial board, the Hungarian Association of Agricultural Informatics (HAAI)
and the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (EFITA).
We hope that the articles find your interest and are looking forward to receiving your suggestions,
and publication interests.

Journal articles of Vol 8, No 1 (2017)

http://journal.magisz.org/index.php/jai/issue/view/17
http://journal.magisz.org/index.php/jai/issue/view/17/showToc

The issue of Vol 8, No 1 (2017) in PDF:
http://journal.magisz.org/files/journals/JAI_Vol_8_No_1.pdf
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Journal of Agricultural Informatics
http://journal.magisz.org/index.php/jai
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Journal of Agricultural Informatics
JAI-L@agr.unideb.hu
http://hermes.agr.unideb.hu/mailman/listinfo/jai-l"
A szaklap, melynek az első hét évében szerkesztőbizottsági tagja lehettem, továbbra is vár tudományos cikkeket releváns térinformatikai, távérzékelési alkalmazásokról és fejlesztésekről.
Az új szerkesztőbizottságnak tagja a térinformatikai, távérzékelési oldalról is elismert Prof. Dr. Tamás János, a Debreceni Egyetem tanszékvezetője.