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UN-SPIDER presents Knowledge Portal at COPUOS STSC

Presenting the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal to participants

On 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER presented its Knowledge Portal (www.un-spider.org) to the delegates of the 51st session of the Scientific and Te

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Thu, 20/02/2014 - 11:59
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UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices: Fifth annual meeting in Vienna

Participants of the 5th UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting, 13 February

UN-SPIDER successfully concluded the fifth annual meeting of its Regional Support Offices in the premises of the United Nations Office at Vienna.

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Fri, 14/02/2014 - 14:35
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Report launch: The Value of Geo-Information for Disaster and Risk Management (VALID)

On 3 September 2013, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER presented a new report which shows the economic, humanitarian and organizational benefits of applying geoinformation to disaster management.

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Tue, 03/09/2013 - 14:49

UN-SPIDER team: Presenting Coen Bussink

Coen was the focal point for illicit crop monitoring at UNODC

We warmly welcomes our new colleague in the UN-SPIDER Vienna Office, Mr. Coen Bussink. Coen joined UN-SPIDER in August and he will be providing technical and scientific support to the Programme.

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Fri, 30/08/2013 - 10:09
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COPUOS: Celebrating 50 Years of Women in Space

UNOOSA celebrated 50 years of Women in Space

Valentina Tereshkova made her historic space flight as the first woman in outer space on 16 June 1963.

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Thu, 13/06/2013 - 09:51
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Floods in Europe

In early June 2013, widespread flooding in central Europe has inundated swathes of Austria, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, killing at least 15 people.

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Floods in Central Europe
Region: 
Central Europe
Occurance Date: 
02/06/2013
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48.5667
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13.4319

Europe: Satellite measures pre-flood record soil moisture

Soil moisture from SMOS

Massive floods have heavily affected regions in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and other European countries over the past days taking at least five human lives and causing damages of a yet undete

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Fri, 07/06/2013 - 15:17
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UN-SPIDER welcomes two new Regional Support Offices

Signing ceremony between UNOOSA and ICIMOD on 12 February 2013.

On the sidelines of the fiftieth session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee of the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, which took place in Vienna, Austria from 11 - 22 February

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Mon, 25/02/2013 - 10:27
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Fiftieth Session of the COPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee concluded

From 11 to 22 February 2013 the Fiftieth annual session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) was held in Vienna, Austria.

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Sat, 23/02/2013 - 12:20
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UN-SPIDER's 4th Annual Meeting of Regional Support Offices

Participants of the 2013 Regional Support Office Meeting

UN-SPIDER inaugurated on 11 February 2013 its 4th Annual meeting of Regional Support Offices (RSOs) on the premises of the United Nations Office in Vienna, Austria.

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Mon, 11/02/2013 - 12:24
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48.2124
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