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Mexico: Coral reef protection with satellite technology

MODIS image a smoke cloud over Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

The Mexican National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Bioiversity (CONABIO) contracted a provider of satellite

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Wed, 15/01/2014 - 11:29

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Moclic: Monitoring Climate Change with geo-referenced Data

Moclic uses geo-referenced climate data

Researchers from the Center of Environmental Geography Research (CIGA) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico designed a software to organize, store and operate geo-referenced data from climate elements: Moclic. The software can calculate bio and agroclimatic indicators, such as humidity, aridity, rain erosion and rainfall concentration thus allowing users to relate them to local crops production figures or disasters.

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Fri, 03/01/2014 - 10:29

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Fri, 01/03/2014

Mexico to launch first state-funded satellite

The Bicentenario satellite, the state-run Mexsat system's first launch into space, is ready for lift-off next month and will begin operating in orbit in late January 2013, the Mexican government announced.

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Thu, 15/11/2012 - 08:56

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Thu, 11/15/2012

3-D Map Study Shows Before-After of 2010 Mexico Quake

Geologists have a new tool to study how earthquakes change the landscape, and it's giving them insight into how earthquake faults behave. In the Feb.

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Mon, 13/02/2012 - 15:43

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Mon, 02/13/2012

Climate change in Google Earth--COP 16

Use Google Earth to learn about adaptation strategies that mitigate the effects of climate change. The Google Earth Outreach team and partners have created this series of tours and videos. Fly over tree canopies in 3D, learn about how climate change affects our planet and examine strategies for reducing emissions through preserving forest ecosystems.

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Thu, 02/12/2010 - 18:52

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UN-SPIDER particpates in VI Space Conference of the Americas

The Sixth Space Conference of the Americas took place from 15 to 19 November in Pachuca City, in the State of Hidalgo in Mexico.

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Tue, 30/11/2010 - 12:28

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Tropical Cyclone in Mexico

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TS Karl: Hundreds of people evacuated in Yucatan due to heavy rains and strong winds, warning in effect for East coast of peninsula.

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Tropical Cyclone in Mexico

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TC-2010-000182-MEX

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Mexico

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15/09/2010

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Flood in Mexico

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After approximately 100 hours of continuous rain, 84 municipalities of the state of Hidalgo are facing floods and landslides. So far 200 people had been evacuated in Hujutla, Tlanchinol and Orizatlan.

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Flood in Mexico

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FL-2010-000150-MEX

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Mexico

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26/07/2010

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24

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-103

Tropical Cyclone in Mexico

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A tropical storm warning is in effect for the coast of Belize, Yucatan (Mexico) and Belize.

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Tropical Cyclone in Mexico

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TC-2010-000123-MEX

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Mexico

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26/06/2010

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24

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-103

Mexico Campus of the Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC)

The agreement for the establishment of the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC) was signed by the governments of Mexico and Brazil in 1997.
The CRECTEALC impart long duration courses on space science and technology education.

More information: http://www.inpe.br/crs/crectealc/

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