June 2011

Issue Date: 
Wed, 06/07/2011
June 2011

In this issue:

 

UN-SPIDER News

  • SPIDER Thematic Partnership for the Pacific Region
  • Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response in Vienna will produce input for report of Secretary General
  • Technical Advisory Mission to Cameroon
  • UN-SPIDER co-organizes PAIGH/USGS Crisis Workshop in Panama
  • Technical Advisory Mission to Nigeria
  • Technical Advisory Mission to Bangladesh
  • UN-SPIDER at the OGC Plenary week
  • Sustainable Future of Outer Space Activities discussed at the Outer Space Committee

 

Community News

  • Sentinel Asia supports Disaster response to floods in Tajikistan
  • International Charter activated for volcano eruption affecting Chile and Argentina
  • RCMRD collaborates with ECHO/UNISDR on Regional Training Workshop
  • ADRC conducted an expert group meeting in response to the Japan Earthquake
  • Nigeria prepares to launch two Earth Observation satellites
  • NASA flights seek to improve view of air pollution from space
  • satellite programs aid emergency crews battling wildfires
  • RapidEye reveals full archive through EyeFind
  • CEOS and ISU use Earth Observation satellites to detect bugs

 

Conferences and Workshops organized or supported by UN-SPIDER

  • UN-SPIDER International Expert Meetings: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response, Vienna, 5-6 July 2011
  • FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management “Best Practices for Risk Reduction and Rapid Response Mapping”, Beijing, 22-25 November 2011
  • Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management 2011 “Working together to protect Pacific communities form the risks posed by natural and climate related hazards”, Auckland, 1-5 August 2011
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