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4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest today for a Safer Tomorrow”

The 4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 19 to 23 May at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG).

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Wed, 06/02/2013 - 14:29
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Early Warning: European Environment Agency publishes lessons learned

New technologies have sometimes had very harmful effects, but in many cases the early warning signs have been suppressed or ignored.

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Thu, 24/01/2013 - 14:02
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European scientists to develop more accurate flood forecasting

In the context of the heavy rains and floods that affected the UK lately, the need for methods how to more accurately predict heavy rainfall over land surface has become evident.

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Wed, 05/12/2012 - 09:21

GMES Publication highlights Importance of Earth Observation

The potential of GMES for crisis management and environmental monitoring is highlighted in a new publication with users demonstrating the importance of Earth observation data to European regions.

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Tue, 16/10/2012 - 08:19

Satellites are measuring the volume of the sea-ice cover

This year, satellites saw the extent of Arctic sea ice hit a record

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Tue, 09/10/2012 - 15:14

Indra and ESA accomplished the determination of definitions

Indra agreed with the European Space Agency (ESA) the definition of the requirements for the system that will manage the Spanish satellite Ingenio.

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Fri, 28/09/2012 - 10:20

Satellite data supports mapping of ground deformation

Archived radar data from the Envisat mission are playing an important role in mapping landslides in Switzerland.

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Thu, 27/09/2012 - 09:56

Satellites trace sea level change

A major reassessment of 18 years of satellite observations has provided a new, more detailed view of sea-level change around the world.

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Tue, 25/09/2012 - 15:25

United Nations Symposium on Space Weather Data Analysis is opened in Graz

The United Nations is holding a Symposium on Data Analysis and Image Processing for Space Applications and Sustainable Development: Space Weather in Graz, Austria, from 18 to 21 September 2012.

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Thu, 20/09/2012 - 15:43

MetOp-B weather satellite is launched

The second Metop satellite was launched yesterday, 17 September 2012 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher,

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Tue, 18/09/2012 - 13:25