Morocco

News

http://www.arianespace.com/mission-update/vega-vv13-success/

Morocco launched a new satellite on 20 November which aims to assist with a range of tasks including the prevention and management of natural disasters, monitoring changes in the environment and desertification, as well as border and coastal... read more

Publishing Date: 22/11/2018

Event

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) entered into force in 1994, aimed at reducing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere. The Conference of the Parties (COP) was designated as the supreme governing body of the Convention.

To date, 195 countries have submitted their instruments of ratification. These countries meet once a year, during two weeks, in order to evaluate the application of the Convention and develop the negotiation process between the Parties in front of new commitments.

By virtue of this Convention, all the Parties have common but differentiated responsibilities. In addition, they take into account the specific nature of their national and... read more

Disaster

Floods caused by heavy rains have killed 05 people, injured 20, and left many thousands homeless in and around Moroccan town of Agadir on 24 December 2009. 1500 families are estimated to have been affected by the worst floods the region has been experiencing since decades. Three of the twelve district of the surrounding Agadir province has been affected by the floods and thousand of hundreds of homes have been inundated.

Source: www.glidenumber.net

Heavy rains in Morocco have claimed 24 lives and forced 2,000 people to be evacuated over the past week, interior ministry officials said Saturday.

Source : Glide number

 

Heavy rains since 2 February have claimed 24 lives and forced 2,000 to be evacuated over the past week. Rivers rose and houses were swept away in landslides, causing over 2,000 homes to be lost.
According to the authorities in Rabat, 2,252 houses have been lost and another 328 damaged, with 80,000 hectares (300 square miles) of agricultural land submerged.

Source : International Charter for "Space and Major disasters"

 

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National Focal Point

Centre Royal de Télédétection Spatiale (CRTS)

Contact Person
Mr Driss El Hadani
Fax: +212 (37) 77 6300
Email: elhadani [at] crts.gov.ma
Web: http://www.crts.gov.ma/
Address: Angle Avenue Sanawbar et Avenue Allal El Fassi,
Quartier Hay Riad Rabat,
Morocco

About CRTS
Created by decree in December 1989, the ASIC has been mandated to promote the exploitation and development of remote sensing applications in Morocco. CRTS coordinates and carries out the national program in remote sensing in collaboration with government departments, private operators and Moroccan universities.

The ASIC is responsible for acquiring, archiving and dissemination of data and... read more

Centre Royal de Télédétection Spatiale (CRTS)

Personne à contacter
Mr Driss El Hadani
Fax: +212 (37) 77 6300
Email: elhadani [at] crts.gov.ma
Web: http://www.crts.gov.ma/
Adresse : Angle Avenue Sanawbar et Avenue Allal El Fassi,
Quartier Hay Riad Rabat,
Maroc

A propos du CRTS

Créé par décret en décembre 1989, l’ASIC est mandaté pour promouvoir l’exploitation et le développement des applications de télédétection au Maroc. Le CRTS coordonne et réalise le programme national en télédétection en collaboration avec des départements gouvernementaux, opérateurs privés et des universités marocaines.

L’ASIC est responsable de l’acquisition, l’archivage et la diffusion des données et des images, d’observation de la Terre, de mise en œuvre de projet et développement des méthodologies en télédétection et systèmes d’informations géographiques et... read more

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