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Algerian Space Agency tracks land use change with Alsat-2A

Diachronic analysis of urban and environmental development of El Kala, Algeria.

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Algeria, the Algerian Space Agency, has recently published the results of bi-phase satellite observations on the towns of El Tarf and El Kala and their

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 30/06/2014 - 09:25
latitude: 
36.7559
longitude: 
8.2213

ASAL: Remote Sensing for locust infestation in Algeria and Mauritania

Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the North-East of Mauritan
Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the region of Illizi (Alge
Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the region of Illizi

Within the framework of its collaboration with the Algerian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) - host

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 28/03/2014 - 08:33
latitude: 
26.5094
longitude: 
8.47327

Official inauguration: UN-SPIDER Algeria Regional Support Office

Map of the 2012 locust infestations in Algeria created by ASAL

On 6 May 2013, Mazlan Othman, director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, together with Mustapha Lahbiri, General Direction of Civilian Protection (DGPC), and Oussedik Azzedine,

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 08/05/2013 - 10:47
latitude: 
36.7529
longitude: 
3.04205

Algeria: Maps of summer 2012 wildfires available

The maps requested via the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters regarding the wildfires that ravaged north Algerian forests during summer 2012, are now available on the

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Thu, 06/09/2012 - 17:08

International Charter activated for Fires in Algeria

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 13 August 2012 to provide satellite imagery for the forest fires that have been ravaging the north of Algeria since June.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 08:49
latitude: 
35.7002
longitude: 
4.54503

ASAL: Space-based information to fight desertification

Africa is especially vulnerable to land degradation, droughts and desertification.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 21/06/2012 - 12:51
latitude: 
36.7529
longitude: 
3.04205

Locust Outbreak in Northern Africa: UN-SPIDER facilitates support

UN-SPIDER is providing support to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in response to the widespread locust outbreak by facilitating access to various satellite imager

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Fri, 13/04/2012 - 17:13

Locust Outbreak in Libya and Algeria

In February 2012, a Desert Locust outbreak suddenly developed in southwest Libya along the border of Algeria and rapidly spread into adjacent areas of southeast Algeria. Gregarizing adults lai

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Name: 
Locust Outbreak
Region: 
Libya and Algeria, Northern Africa
Occurance Date: 
11/04/2012
latitude: 
27.2742
longitude: 
17.666

AlSat-2A: 1 year old

The Alsat-2A satellite built by Astrium for the Algerial Space Agency (ASAL) has now been in orbit for one year.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 15/07/2011 - 15:09
latitude: 
28.0339
longitude: 
1.65963

Catastrophe prevention: Algeria, UN agree on space pictures use

Deputy Minister for Maghreb and African affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, said Thursday (January 28, 2010) in Addis Ababa that an Agreement between Algeria and the United Nations Office has been s

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 29/01/2010 - 11:35
latitude: 
36.7529
longitude: 
3.04205