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Torino Mapping Party - Terza edizione 4 ottobre 2019

Torino Mapping Party è un evento pubblico che coinvolge volontari, mappatori esperti o semplici cittadini nell’aggiornamento e integrazione delle mappe di OpenStreetMap, componente fondamentale di Muoversi a Torino, il servizio di calcolo percorso della Città di Torino che favorisce una mobilità più facile e accessibile nell’area urbana e metropolitana torinese.
L’evento è organizzato da 5T e ITHACA con il patrocinio della Città di Torino ed inserito nel programma di Torino Design of the City, dieci giorni di eventi, meeting, workshop, esposizioni e tour dedicati al design sul tema del patrimonio culturale e dell’accessibilità universale.
I partner della 3^ edizione sono: Wikimedia Italia, OpenStreetMap Italia, Università degli Studi di Torino e l’Associazione Torino+Cultura Accessibile.


GeoNode Summit 2016

From November 28th to December 2nd developers, stakeholders and decision makers met at the GeoNode Summit in Rome. The Summit was organized by the UN World Food Program (WFP) and meetings were held at their headquarters. More than 50 people came from all around the world to discuss the state of the GeoNode development, future releases, new features and present their projects.

Rapid Mapping

Aerial imagery reveals the destruction from earthquake in Central Italy

On August 24th a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Central Italy. The most affected areas are Accumoli (near the earthquake epicentre), Amatrice, Arquata del Tronto and Pescara del Tronto with nearly 300 people dead and hundreds injured.

Early Warning Systems

Advanced Webinar on Using NASA Remote Sensing for Flood Monitoring and Management

This NASA-ARSET webinar will provide demonstrations and hands-on experience in using NASA remote sensing observations and flood mapping tools useful for flood management. Participants will learn to access rainfall and the potentially surface inundation extent data for regional flood cases. In addition, participants will learn to access digital elevation and terrain data, as well as socioeconomic data, to facilitate flood risk assessment and post-flood relief planning using a GIS framework.

Web Applications

Releasing GeoNode 2.4

A GeoNode new version has been released during the Fall 2015 Code Sprint held in parallel in New Orleans, LA, USA (hosted by Boundless) and in Turin, Italy (hosted by ITHACA).


GeoNode Fall 2015 Code Sprint

ITHACA is hosting the 2015 Fall GeoNode Code Sprint from November 17th to 20th in Turin, Italy while Boundless will be hosting New Orleans, LA, USA. Both locations will engage with each other on a daily basis as discussions will be organized around triaging tickets, documentation, and more.


GeoNode at ASITA 2015

Next Tuesday we will present the GeoNode Open Source project at the ASITA 2015 Conference. ASITA is the Italian Federation of Scientifc Associations for Territorial and Environmental Information. This year conference will be held in Lecco at the local Politecnico di Milano campus.


ITHACA presenting at EMS2015

The 15th EMS (European Meteorological Society) Annual Meeting & 12th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology (ECAM) will be held in Sofia (Bulgaria) from September 7th to 11th 2015. This year conference theme is "High impact weather and hydrological hazards: from observation to impact mitigation".


Presentations at IGARSS 2015

Hosted by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2015 (IGARSS 2015) will be held from Sunday July 26th through Friday July 31th, 2015 at the Convention Center in Milan, Italy. The Conference main theme is "Remote Sensing: Understanding the Earth for a Safer World".

Web Applications

GeoNode Developers Summit in Venice

From the 2nd to the 4th of February, users and developers sat together to release the final GeoNode version 2.4. The GeoNode Developers' Summit was split in two sites, one hosted by CNR ISMAR in Venice (Italy) and one hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C.

Web Applications

GeoNode Code Sprint at WFP HQ in Rome

GeoNode core developers and administrators met at the World Food Programme Headquarters in Rome, Italy, from April 15th to 17th for a 3 days Code Sprint.


ITHACA @ 12th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting

ITHACA attended the 12th United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) Plenary Meeting in Vienna, Austria.

Web Applications

GeoNode Roadmapping Summit and Sprint, February 2012

ITHACA was among the partners who met at Harvard University last 6 and 7 February for the GeoNode summit. The summit gathered many of the major GeoNode partners together with the aim to share a development roadmap and commit resources to it.


The XXII Congress of ISPRS - Second Announcement and Call for Papers

The XXII Congress of ISPRS will be held in Melbourne and will run for 8 days, from the 25th August to 1st September 2012. The theme for the Congress is Imaging a Sustainable Future.

Spatial Data Infrastructure

GeoNode setup and extension

The GeoServer and GeoNetwork instances are used to publish ITHACA data as well as Ithaca maps. GeoNode is under development in order to manage cartographic maps using relational database to embed used layers with automatic metadata publication on GeoNetwork. The printing module of GeoNode is under set up in order to have custom layouts as well as different page formats. 

Rapid Mapping

ITHACA staff in Port-au-Prince

After the arrival in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), ITHACA staff was transferred to Port-au-Prince (Haiti) on a UNHAS flight on February, 16th. At Log Base, which is located inside the airport, the WFP officers, Ramiro Lopes da Silva and Carlos Veloso, were contacted.


ITHACA @ 9th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting in Vienna

From November 4th to 7th ITHACA attended the 9th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting in Vienna, Austria.

Rapid Mapping

ITHACA maps on Reuters AlertNet

ITHACA maps are now available on Reuters AlertNet, the humanitarian news network by Reuters Foundation. Maps are linked using the ITHACA RSS Feed and can be found on the AlertNet Map catalogue section.