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3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management

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Floods cause distress and damage wherever they happen and flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people in Europe. Insurance losses from flooding have increased significantly since 1990 and flood management in Europe is changing with a move from flood protection and defence to comprehensive flood risk management.

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Date: 

16/10/2016 to 21/10/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 06/02/2015

Venue: 

Centre des Congrès

Venue City: 

Lyon

Venue Country: 

  • France

Event Organisers: 

Deltares

Co-organisers: 

HR Wallingford, irstea

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Space for Climate adopted as key theme for 2015 by the French Space Agency

Earth image taken from NASA's Visible Earth. Credit NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image by Reto Stöckli with enhancements by Robert Simmon.

On 15 January 2015, the French Space Agency, CNES, made a public statement on its plan to focus on climate science in 2015, in preparation to the major upcoming climate change conference - the 21st yearly session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) - to be held Paris later

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Thu, 22/01/2015 - 12:08

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Thales Alenia Space to invest in observation satellite production facility for developing countries

The main objective of this seminar is to disseminate knowledge and to share expertise and experiences in geospatial sciences on all aspects of natural resource management. This would be a regional seminar mainly for the participants (students/researchers) from Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and, Jammu & Kashmir. However, participants are welcome from any part of the country.

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Mon, 03/11/2014 - 14:24

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Weather forecasting: Second generation MetOp satellites to be developed

Signature MetOp Second Generation

On 16 October 2014, at ESA's headquarters in Paris, France, a contract was signed by ESA and Airbus Defence and Space for creating the second series of MetOp weather forecasting satellites.

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Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:08

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Floods in France: International Charter activated

Situation Map - Saint-Laurent-le-Minier, Gard, France

Several people have died after torrential rains and subsequent floods in southern France on 17 and 18 September 2014. The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 18 September by Direction Générale de la Sécurité Civile et de la Gestion des Crises (COGIC) in order to obtain satellite-based maps of the flood and its impacts. SERTIT will be the Project Manager for this activation.

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Fri, 19/09/2014 - 09:57

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Galileo SATs 5-6 scheduled for 21 August 2014

Galileo's constellation of navigation satellites

Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system will soon increase: European Space Agency (ESA) announced the coming launch of Galileo SATs 5-6 on 21 August 2014, from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.

These two satellites, becoming operative in autumn, will join the four satellites already orbiting: two were launched in October 2011 and two one year later.

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Mon, 18/08/2014 - 09:48

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Contract signed for Development of Sentinel-1B Satellite

Sentinel-1B satellite contract signed

On 17 July 2014, representatives of ESA and Arianespace met in ESA’s headquarters in Paris to sign a contract to build the Sentinel-1B satellite scheduled. Sentinel-1B is to be launched from the European Space Port in French Guiana in early 2016 to join its sister satellite Sentinal-1A as a dual satellite constellation orbiting Earth 180° apart providing complete coverage of the planet every six days.

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Mon, 21/07/2014 - 12:25

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Mon, 07/21/2014

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UN-SPIDER participates in 2014 Toulouse Space Show

On 2 July 2014, UN-SPIDER's Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, participated in the roundtable “Crisis management and mitigation: anticipating, managing and rebuilding” as part of the 2014 Toulouse Space Show.

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Fri, 04/07/2014 - 16:37

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Fri, 07/04/2014

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CNES and NASA to collaborate on global water and ocean surface survey

Current Satellite to be Launched to monitor Surface Water and Ocean Topography

The French Space Agency CNES and the US Space Agency NASA have come together in an agreement to conduct the first ever detailed global ocean mapping and surface water survey. The two agencies will be working together in all aspects of the life cycle of a water and ocean surface satellite mission from the design of the spacecraft, its launch and operation during the mission and decommissioning.

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Wed, 07/05/2014 - 11:05

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39

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Wed, 05/07/2014

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Paris: Efforts to make the city resilient to floods

Thermal image of Paris

The UN Office for

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Fri, 31/01/2014 - 09:17

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Fri, 01/31/2014

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