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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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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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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

SARAL-Altika: France and India will launch joint satellite

Launch of Indo-French Satellite

Indo-French space cooperation is all set to soar to new heights with the scheduled launch of a satellite to study changes in the environment soon after the visit of French President Francois Hollande in New Delhi next week.

The SARAL-Altika satellite, a joint project of the space agencies of India and France, will complement the observations of the seas made by current satellites.

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Thu, 14/02/2013 - 07:50

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Thu, 02/14/2013

ArcGIS adds high resolution imagery for India and Africa

ArcGIS announced that an additional batch of the large set (up to 50 million square kilometers) of high-resolution imagery to be added to the World_Imagery map service is fully processed and published to ArcGIS Online. The World Imagery map was recently updated to include expanded coverage of 1m resolution GeoEye IKONOS imagery for parts of India and Africa. This represents the latest update as additional IKONOS imagery is fully p, rocessed and published.

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Fri, 05/10/2012 - 12:02

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Fri, 10/05/2012

The International Charter activated for India and Ecuador

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for a floods and landslides in India and fires in Ecuador.

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Tue, 18/09/2012 - 09:51

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