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Copernicus Masters goes to land stability monitoring project

PUNNET maps and monitors land stability

On 23 October, the Copernicus Masters was awarded to the first satellite-based service for extensive and uninterrupted monitoring and mapping of land stability.

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UK Floods: Developers join to create flood-relief apps

ALI image of UK floods

More than 200 developers including from Google, Facebook and Twitter joined on February 16 to work on app improvements to help public responses to the UK floods. The event was hosted by Tech City UK.

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International Charter activated for flooding in England

Heavy rain swept across the UK over the weekend of 22 and 23 December. This resulted in flooding across the country, particularly affecting south-west England and Wales. The activation of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was requested on 21 December 2012 with the Environment Agency (of England and Wales) being the project manager.

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International Charter activated for Flood in England

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 27 November 2012 by the Environment Agency of England and Wales, after widespread floods had hit a number of regions. Among the affected areas are: Somerset levels, Oxford, Tewkesbury, Darlington to York, Nene Washlands, and Nottingham. Approximately 1,800 properties have flooded since last Wednesday, while flood defences have protected more than 54,000 homes. Over 106,000 properties have been sent a flood warning.

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Fri, 30/11/2012 - 09:17

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Fri, 11/30/2012

Heavy rain causes massive floods in the U.K

Heavy rain, which began 3 days ago, has caused important floods in the southern part of the U.K. About 1.000 inhabitants have been evacuated so far. The authorities have put in place a warning system in all Southern England. Altogether 152 overflow alerts have been activated by the Ministry of Environment.

The areas that are particularly at risk are Sommerset, Dorset and Devon.

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Fri, 04/05/2012 - 09:39

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Fri, 05/04/2012

Facility for Climate and Environmental Monitoring from Space

The International Space Innovation Centre (ISIC) has welcomed the recent announcement from the Technology Strategy Board, UK Space Agency (UKSA) and South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) that 400k pounds of the National Space Technology Programme (NSTP) funding will be channelled into projects supported by the CEMS facility at ISIC. The four successful applications for 'Fast Track' CEMS project funding in the NSTP 'Space for Growth' competition were submitted by Magellium, Logica, VEGA Space and NPL. Each project will last for up to nine months.

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