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Understanding Risk Forum

On January 19 2017 by Catherine Linard
Catherine participated to the 2016 Understanding Risk Forum in Venezia (Italy) on May 16-20, 2016. She was speaker in a session on ‘Building a less risky future: how today’s decisions shape disaster risk in the cities of tomorrow’ organized by GFDRR & Stanford University. Her presentation was entitled ‘Modelling and forecasting urban population patterns for vulnerability assessment’.

JURSE 2017

On January 19 2017 by Catherine Linard
The MAUPP team will be well represented at the Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE 2017) that will take place in Dubai, UAE, on March 6-8, 2017. Within a special session on ‘Urban remote sensing for sub-Saharan Africa’ organized by Michal Shimoni and Eléonore Wolff, three papers from the MAUPP team will be presented: Vanhuysse, S., Grippa, T., Lennert, M., Wolff, E., Idrissa, M “Contribution of nDSM derived from VHR stereo imagery to urban land-cover mapping in Sub-Saharan Africa”. Read more...

Global Land Project third Open Science Meeting

On January 19 2017 by Catherine Linard
Catherine participated to the Global Land Project third Open Science Meeting (GLP-OSM) in Beijing, China, October 24-27, 2016. She organized a session with two WorldPop colleagues on ‘Global High Resolution Population Denominators and Urban Spatial Dynamics’. The session was very well attended and included seven different talks that ranged from the methodological aspects of global population datasets to the quantification and implications of remote-sensing derived measures of land cover, specifically urban systems. Read more...

GEOBIA 2016

On May 07 2016 by Taïs Grippa
The MAUPP project will be present at the GEOBIA 2016 conference for an oral presentation. http://maupp.ulb.ac.be/geobia_2016

From urban mapping to population modelling: current challenges and opportunities

On November 30 2015 by Catherine Linard
Public seminar This seminar is organized by the MAUPP project, and funded by the BELSPO STEREO III Program. ## Practical informations The event will take place on 13th January 2015, between 2 and 6 PM, at the Salle Solvay, Building NO, 5th floor (Campus de la Plaine, ULB - 1050 Brussels). Registration is free, but the number of seats is limited. An access map is available on the ULB website. Read more...

The WorldPop team is getting bigger!

On October 27 2015 by Catherine Linard
Catherine and Yann participated to a WorldPop project meeting in Southampton on October 1st - 2nd, 2015.