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China and Brazil: Strengthening joint development of high-tech satellites

Satellite image of the Amazon

Chinese and Brazilian officials have announced their intention to deepen their cooperation in satellite development and applications. The space-based collaboration between both nations has already been fruitful in various fields, including remote sensing and

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Tue, 16/12/2014 - 12:00

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IRS satellite data: New agreement between India and Brazil

The Indian RESOURCESAT-2 provides remote sensing data

At the sidelines of the Sixth BRICS Summit, India and Brazil signed an agreement on 16 July 2014 which will facilitate Brazilian earth stations to receive and process data from Indian Remote Sensing satellites (IRS), as Geospatial World reported.

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Fri, 18/07/2014 - 08:34

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Brazil: International Charter activated for flooding in Rio grande do Sul

Aerial view of Rio grande do Sul during a previous flood occurred in 2009

On 4 July 2014, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian

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Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:50

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International Charter activated for flooding in Southern Brazil

Image of Parana River Flood Plane

On 14 June 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 13:41

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Tue, 06/17/2014

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Heavy rain and floods in Brazil: International Charter activated

The flooding is taking place in the state of Rodonia on the border with Bolivia

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 March 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for floods in the northern regions of Brazil.

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:13

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Mon, 03/24/2014

Brazil: Satellite measures record rain floods

Satellite imagery shows extreme rainfall in Brazil

December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil. By December, 27 at least seven cities have set new records for the most rain received during a single month, according to the Brazil’s National Meteorology Institute (INMET). The city of Aimores, in the state of Minas Gerais, received more than 400 percent of the average December rainfall.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:13

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Tue, 01/07/2014

UNOOSA organizes Rio+20 side event

On 20-22 June 2012 world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet to get to the future we want at the Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UNOOSA will be organising the following side-event:

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Thu, 17/05/2012 - 11:54

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Thu, 05/17/2012

Brazil wants Japanese assistance in disaster prevention

Brazil urged Japan to collaborate in the field of

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:12

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Mon, 02/06/2012

Satellites combat degrading lands

As the UN marked World Food Day earlier this week, international representatives convened in Korea to discuss ways to curb the loss of productive land to desertification. Satellites play an important role in the monitoring and assessment of drylands.

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Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:10

Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised

Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA satellites, finds a strong correlation between sea surf

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:52

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