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Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for forest fires in Spain

Grading map to monitor fires in the South of Spain (Image: Copernicus)

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Spanish Civil Protection Authorities on July 9 after two different fires strongly affected the South of Spain since the beginning of July.

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Mon, 13/07/2015 - 14:07

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Construyendo una Canarias más Resiliente: Jornada Técnica Internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres en ciudades

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Uno de los principales objetivos de estas Jornadas es el fortalecimiento de las capacidades a nivel Técnico Municipal para los responsables de la toma de decisiones a nivel local y responsables técnicos de la planificación, desarrollo, gestión de riesgos y coordinación de la respuesta ante potenciales desastres para, conjuntamente, diseñar e implementar planes y programas más efectivos para la reducción de riesgos de desastres, y consecuentemente, para un incremento gradual de la resiliencia en las comunidades que representan.

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14/07/2015 to 16/07/2015

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Tue, 07/07/2015

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Arrecife Gran Hotel, Parque Islas Canarias s/n – Arrecife, Lanzarote

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Arrecife

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  • Spain

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Cabildo de Lanzarote; Consorcio de Seguridad y Emergencias de Lanzarote; Oficina de Naciones Unidas para la Reducción de Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) a través de su Instituto Global para la educación y formación de capacidades (GETI)

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Universidad de La Laguna

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Deimos-2 satellite´s first anniversary

Iberian Peninsula satellite image (Image: ESA)

Deimos-2, Spain’s first Very High Resolution

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Thu, 25/06/2015 - 14:37

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ESA International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems

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The 10-day course will cover all aspects of satellite navigation, up to and including the creation of a satnav-based business.

Hosted by the University of Barcelona at the four-star Hotel Alimara, the Summer School is open to graduate students, PhDs and postdoctoral researchers, as well as young engineers and academics working within industry or agencies, aged 35 or younger.

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31/08/2015 to 10/09/2015

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Barcelona

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The ESA International Summer School is taking place in conjunction with the GNSS Summer School of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, and is organised by Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) in cooperation with Stanford University in the US, the Institut Supérieur de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace in France, Graz University of Technology in Austria and University FAF Munich in Germany. 

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Disaster Risk Reduction III

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11/05/2015 to 14/05/2015

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Mon, 11/05/2015

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Madrid

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  • Spain

Event Organisers: 

Centro de Estudios en Desastres y Emergencias

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Indra and ESA accomplished the determination of definitions

Indra agreed with the European Space Agency (ESA) the definition of the requirements for the system that will manage the Spanish satellite Ingenio. The technological company leads the development, implementation and start-up of the ground segment for the future Spanish ground-based optical observation satellite, which will be ready to enter into service in 2015.

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Fri, 28/09/2012 - 10:20

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MWC: Award for earthquake response

The top award at the Global Mobile Awards, presented in Barcelona yesterday, went to three Japanese operators for their "spirit of collaboration, technological ingenuity and human determination in the face of a

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:43

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This could be a real first for a European nation regarding EO...

Spain is on track to become the first European country to have a dual Earth observation system, radar and optical, for both civilian and military use.

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Tue, 05/07/2011 - 11:23

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Wildfire in Spain

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The fire, which began on 31 July, destroyed around 1,000 hectares of land on La Palma Island and forced some 4,000 evacuations.

Source : Charters for "Space and Major Disasters"

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Wildfire in Spain

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Spain

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05/08/2009

Severe storm in Spain

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14 killed

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Severe storm in Spain

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Spain

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23/01/2009
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