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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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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 03/12/2014 - 09:37
latitude: 
40.4093
longitude: 
49.8671

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/01/2013 - 16:35
latitude: 
40.435
longitude: 
49.8676

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 19/09/2012 - 14:12

UNOOSA activates International Charter for Earthquake in Iran

Iran Earthquake

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER has activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disaster to provide satellite imagery for the two strong earthquakes that occurred in Iran on 11 August 2012.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 16/08/2012 - 18:22
latitude: 
38.322
longitude: 
46.888

Flood in Azerbaijan

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.

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Name: 
Flood in Azerbaijan
Region: 
Kura River
Occurance Date: 
11/05/2010
latitude: 
40.9202
longitude: 
46.27

Floods in Azerbaijan

On 21 September 2009 heavy rainfall caused flooding of hundreds of houses and roads in central parts of Azerbaijan.

Disaster Information
Region: 
Azerbaijan
Occurance Date: 
21/09/2009