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Humanitarian Open Street Map Team launches Tasking Manager V2

A map of Cameroon with the new version of Tasking Manager

In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager

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Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:44
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Using remotely sensed thermal images for extreme heat events

Different spatial resolution of MODIS compared to Landsat.

Researchers from the Institute for Research on Social Issues and the Center for Urban Health of Indiana and Purdue University at Indianapolis recently published a study showing major advantages in

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Tue, 15/07/2014 - 10:48
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New Urban Data Map to be unveiled at Esri User Conference

The Urban Observatory has mapped 50 cities to better understand city dynamics

A new Urban Data map will be unveiled at the Esri User Conference July 2014 and introduced in February 2015 at the newly renovated Smithsonian Castle in Washington D.C. by the Urban Observatory.

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Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:59
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Gravity data could predict flooding months ahead

Land Saturation data from GRACE

According to new findings from the University of California Irvine the use of satellite data could be used to greatly improve the overflow predictions of a river months before the event occurs whic

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Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:20
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NASA announces successful Launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory

OCO-2

On Wednesday 2 July 2014, NASA reported the successful launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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Thu, 03/07/2014 - 14:48
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NASA: Launch of the new Mid-Atlantic Coastal Resiliency Institute

NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility launch MACRI on 9 June 2014

On 9 June 2014 NASA launched their new Mid-Atlantic Coastal Resiliency Institute (MACRI) at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

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Tue, 10/06/2014 - 12:25
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37.9403
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Dragon V2: New spacecraft could revolutionize Space exploration

SpaceX

The California-based company SpaceX has recently presented its Dragon V2 spacecraft.

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Mon, 02/06/2014 - 14:08

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14th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting held in New York

The 14th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting was held in New York

The United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) held its 14th Plenary Meeting in New Y

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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 10:26
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UN-Space: 34th UN Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities

The meeting included an open session for Member States and stakeholders

On 13 and 14 May 2014, United Nations agencies convened in New York for the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space).

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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 10:10
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United States: Half of the country experiencing drought

Scientists from the US created this map of dought areas

In early May 2014, the United States National Drought Center, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the Un

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Mon, 19/05/2014 - 09:27
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