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Regional Seminar in Geospatial Technology in Natural Resource Management

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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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Date: 

23/02/2015 to 24/02/2015

Venue City: 

Ludhiana

Venue: 

Punjab Remote Sensing Centre PAU Campus, Ludhiana-141004

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana  

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India and Mexico cooperate on remote sensing

2014-10-23T09:54

On 22 October 2014, India and Mexico formally agreed on a cooperation in areas related to the peaceful use of the outer space, such as remote sensing and satellite communication. The pact was signed in New Delhi during the Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) presided by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena of India and Mexico, respectively.

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Thu, 23/10/2014 - 09:54

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29

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India: Navigation satellite IRNSS-1C launched

India successfully launches third navigation satellite

On 16 October 2014, India successfully sent its third navigation satellite IRNSS-1C into orbit on board of a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The launch was on schedule at 01:32 local time from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

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Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:04

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42

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-71
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India uses space technology to assess Cyclone Hudhud damages

Satellite data to assess cylone Hudhud damage

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has directed the Hyderabad National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) to use GIS, GPS and remote sensing instruments to detect the detrimental effects caused by Cyclone Hudhud in the region.

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Mon, 13/10/2014 - 11:02

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16

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80
Mon, 10/13/2014

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India will launch navigation satellite in October

India's own navigation satellite system will benefit disaster management

The Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO will launch a navigation satellite on 10 October, as the news agency ANI reported. The satellite IRNSS 1C is the third one to be launched in a formation of seven.

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Mon, 29/09/2014 - 16:01

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29

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77
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Floods in Pakistan: International Charter activated

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the floods.

Following heavy floods and landslides in Pakistan's Punjab and Kashmir provinces, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to provide satellite-based

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Mon, 15/09/2014 - 13:44

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31

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74
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India: International Charter activated for flood

MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite observed severe floods in Northern India an Nepal

On 18 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, at the request of NRSC / ISRO in order to provide space-based product.

Heavy rains in the Himalayas have triggered flooding in many parts of India with up to 1500 villages affected, a death toll of over 60 and many more people missing. Major rivers and tributaries in the area have risen to dangerous levels, triggering an unprecedented flood situation.

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Wed, 20/08/2014 - 11:59

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80
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RADARSAT-2: Contract extended for India

One of the first images acquired with Radarsat: Ross Island, Alaska, in 1997.

On 12 August 2014, MDA’s Information Systems group (MDA) signed a contract to continue to provide RADARSAT satellite data to the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of India.

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Wed, 13/08/2014 - 11:21

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17

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78
Wed, 08/13/2014

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India: ISRO plans for higher capability communication satellites

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, one of current India's partners.

K Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), announced on 10 August 2014 that the Organisation plans to acquire the latest satellite platforms and payload technologies to develop and launch n

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Mon, 11/08/2014 - 15:33

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21

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79
Mon, 08/11/2014

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India - Institutional Strengthening Mission

UN-SPIDER supported a training workshop on the topic “Space technology for Disaster risk management and emergency response” at the National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi, from 2 to 4 April 2012. It was the third such training workshop organized jointly by the National Institute of Disaster Management and UN-SPIDER.

Dates: 

Mon, 02/04/2012 to Wed, 04/04/2012

Host Institution: 

India National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)

Mission Team: 

Experts from UN-SPIDER and NIDM

Mission Profile: 

The event provided a platform to the State Disaster Management Authorities and providers of space based information (State Remote Sensing Applications Centres, National Remote Sensing Centres of Indian Space Research Organisation) to discuss latest systems, tools, technologies, products and best practices. The resources persons provided the latest trends in disaster risk reduction and space technology interventions. UN-SPIDER and NIDM have hosted such events since 2010. This was third such workshop in the series based on the recommendations of previous workshops.

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