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India: GIS used in the Flood Mapping Project to prevent damages

India suffers of severe floods

The Indian State is strengthening efforts towards flood mapping using GIS to assess the vulnerability of selected areas and therefore, be able to prepare the necessary

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Wed, 24/07/2013 - 16:10

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Wed, 07/24/2013

India: First navigation satellite launched

IRNSS 1 A Launch

India’s first dedicated navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1A, developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation, was successfully put in

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Tue, 02/07/2013 - 16:27

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Tue, 07/02/2013

International Charter: DLR delivers satellite images for Indian flood assistance

Uttarakhand under water

Following severe flooding in northern India and Nepal, the Indian government activated the 'International Charter Space and Major Disasters' on 19 June 2013 at 10:30.

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Fri, 28/06/2013 - 11:40

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Fri, 06/28/2013

Nepal and India: Impacts of the 2013 Monsoon Floods

Cumulative 3 day TRMM satellite rainfall estimate

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, ICIMOD, published an overview of the events following the heavy monsoon rains this past month in Nepal and India causing heavy flooding. In their brief note, the following questions are addressed: What kind of climatic events led to this

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Thu, 27/06/2013 - 08:21

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Thu, 06/27/2013

Floods in India

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Ganges and Yamuna river seen from space by MODIS/Aqua on 21 June 2013

In June 2013, North India experienced heavy rainfall that triggered devastating floods and landslides in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. The early monsoon rains causing the floods are believed to be the heaviest in 80 years. As of 24 June 2013, more than 600 people are confirmed dead while 80,000 have been rescued.

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Satellite Imagery & Maps: Floods in Northern India

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Floods in India

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20/06/2013
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India: Navigation Centre inaugurated

Gujarat, India seen from space.

On 28 May, 2013, the Indian Space Research Organisation unveiled a new Navigation Centre in Bangalore Rural Disctrict, as The Economic Times reported. The new Centre (INC) will serve the proposed Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), a constellation of seven satellites that will enable users to determine their precise location and time.

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Tue, 04/06/2013 - 09:23

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Tue, 06/04/2013

India: Wireless Flood Early Warning Systems

Testing the flood early warning system

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development) and its partner Aaranyak-India are developing and testing the establishment of flood early warning systems in selected rivers of the project area. The project aims to enhance community

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Thu, 30/05/2013 - 07:37

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Thu, 05/30/2013

India: Launch of indigenous satellite navigation system in June

Architecture of the new Indian satnav system

India will soon establish its own GPS-like satellite navigation system. According to the newspaper Times of India the first of seven satellites of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) will be launched in June 2013. This system will provide India with its own data for location and time in all weather conditions.

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Tue, 23/04/2013 - 10:03

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Tue, 04/23/2013

India: Plans for Highest-Resolution Earth Observation Satellite

Artistic rendering of Cartosat-2

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is planning to build Cartosat-3, a satellite capable to take images of the earth with a resolution of 0.25 metres, as TheHindu reported.

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Wed, 20/03/2013 - 08:06

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Wed, 03/20/2013

CSSTEAP: New training courses on space applications

CSSTEAP offers training courses on Remote Sensing and other satellite applicatio

The UN-affiliated Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP) in India has announced its new training course programme 2013-2014 covering the fields of Remote Sensing and GIS,

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Mon, 25/02/2013 - 09:54

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Mon, 02/25/2013

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