Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan to use satellite data for seismic monitoring

Caucasus Mountains on the Azerbaijan border, November 9, 2008

The first telecommunication satellite Azerspace-1 will monitor the seismologic situation of Azerbaijan, which is located in a highly seismically active zone.

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Mon, 12/01/2015 - 09:43

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SPOT-7 remote sensing satellite to be managed by Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's Mingachevir Reservoir seen from space

Azerbaijan and the French company Airbus Defence & Space have signed an agreement to transfer the management of SPOT-7 satellite to Azeri specialists.

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Wed, 03/12/2014 - 09:37

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Azerspace: Azerbaijan's first satellite to be launched

Azerbaijan's first satellite Azerspace/Africasat-1a will be launched on 7 February 2013 with the Ariane 5 rocket from the spaceport in French Guiana. The pre-launch checkout is underway, as Satnews reported.

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Wed, 16/01/2013 - 16:35

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Wed, 01/16/2013

Azerbaijan creates a satellite system of earthquake prediction

The Institute of Cybernetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan intends to create a system of forecasting the earthquake sources. Institute’s head Telman Aliyev says that in the last two years it has been established five seismic telemetry stations for forecasting earthquakes.

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Wed, 19/09/2012 - 14:12

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Wed, 09/19/2012

UNOOSA activates International Charter for Earthquake in Iran

Iran Earthquake

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER has activated the International Charter: Space and Major

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 18:22

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Flood in Azerbaijan

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Heavy rains caused flooding in 40 districts surrounding the Kur (Kura), Azerbaijan's main river. 20,000 homes have been flooded, 300 of them ruined, and 2,000 fell into disrepair. 50,000 hectares of cultivated land and pasture are under water.

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Flood in Azerbaijan

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FL-2010-000090-AZE

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Kura River

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11/05/2010

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41

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46

Floods in Azerbaijan

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On 21 September 2009 heavy rainfall caused flooding of hundreds of houses and roads in central parts of Azerbaijan. The Hajigabul district is most affected and some 70 per cent of the territory was flooded. Latest information suggests that more than 5,000 people are affected. More than 2,300 houses have been damaged or destroyed. The Azerbaijan Red Crescent will provide food and non-food items to 300 families amounting to 1,200 persons in Navahi.

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FL-2009-000208-AZE

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Azerbaijan

Occurance Date: 

21/09/2009
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