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Striking records of typhoon Atsani

Records of the typhoon's eye and its structure on August 19 (Image: NASA)

Stunning images of the Atsani typhoon have been captured by CloudSat and Aqua satellites on August 19. The first space artifact passed near its eye and collected information about the inside of the typhoon through its cloud-penetrating radar.

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Fri, 21/08/2015 - 10:49

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LAPAN to monitor drought in Southeast Asian region

LAPAN monitored drought using SPI over the ASEAN region in June 2015 (Image: LAPAN)

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Thu, 06/08/2015 - 16:05

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SUPARCO: Monitoring floods of Punjab rivers from space

Floods in Pakistan observed by ESA's Envisat satellite in 2010 (Image: ESA)

The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) of Pakistan announced that all rivers of Punjab will be monitored by satellites operated by SUPARCO. The aim is to receive updated information of flow of water in rivers and nullahs in order to monitor floods.

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Fri, 26/06/2015 - 08:45

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India shares concept note for SAARC satellite

Satellite view of India (Image: NASA)

India has prepared a concept note of the new SAARC satellite (tentatively called SAARC SAT) to the other members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), in preparation of a special meeting this week. SAARC is an economic and geopolitical organisation of eight countries that are primarily located in South Asia or Indian subcontinent.

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Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:44

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UN-SPIDER supports International Workshop on Supporting Future Earth with Global Geo-information

UN-SPIDER's programme coordinator, Luc St-Pierre, speaking at the international workshop

The UN-SPIDER Beijing Office in cooperation with the National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC), the Chinese National Committee for Future Earth (CNC-FE), the UN Project Management Office (National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation - NASG) and LIESMARS - Wuhan University co-organized the "International Workshop on Supporting Future Earth with Global Geo-information" from 9 to 10 June, Beijing, China.

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Mon, 15/06/2015 - 08:43

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UN-SPIDER and partners conclude EAS and ASEAN workshops

Nearly 50 government representatives and experts from 11 countries, 7 regional and international organizations and 14 research institutes attended the workshop

From 2 to 5 June 2015 UN-SPIDER, the National

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UN-SPIDER and partners conclude EAS and ASEAN workshops

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Fri, 12/06/2015 - 11:22

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Geospatial information system for disaster management in Pacific Island countries

Floods in the Fiji archipelago (Image: AusAID)

A major regional geospatial information system and other innovative risk assessment tools are being developed to assist Pacific Island countries to undertake evidence-based decision making in development planning and finance as was announced during a four-day workshop from 9 to 12 June 2015 in Suva, Fiji with the participation of Pacific region government representatives and development partners.

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Fri, 12/06/2015 - 10:26

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ICIMOD: New app to improve disaster relief

“Disaster Reporting” app is now freely available in Google Play (Image: ICIMOD)

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Wed, 10/06/2015 - 15:11

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ISDR Asia partnership meeting to implement Sendai Framework

Seventeen of the world’s most disaster-prone countries from Asia have been discussing how to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (Image: US Navy)

The first International Strategy for

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Fri, 05/06/2015 - 14:17

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Space agencies from UAE and UK cooperate to develop mapping applications

Satellite image of UAE by DubaiSat-1 (Image: EIAST)

Deimos Space UK and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in the UAE have joined in a year-long project to get more valuable data from their satellites DubaiSat and Deimos.

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Wed, 03/06/2015 - 14:51

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