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New Way to Map Drought and Water Use

Every month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Center for Climate Prediction has a drought briefing by teleconference to identify the latest drought areas in North

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Wed, 08/02/2012 - 16:24

Red Cross Unveils New State-Of-The-Art Disaster Operations Center

The American Red Cross San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter unveils a new state-of-the-art Chapter Disaster Operations Center in an effort to enhance our community’s disaster response capabili

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:41
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'First Light' Taken by NASA's Newest CERES Instrument

The doors are open on NASA's Suomi NPP satellite and the newest version of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is scanning Earth for the first time, helping to assur

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:22
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37.0299
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World Bank and Google Announce Map Maker Collaboration

The World Bank and Google announced an agreement aimed at improving the ability of developing countries to access a web-based community mapping tool and data to help better monitor public services,

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Tue, 24/01/2012 - 15:56
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New Satellite Technology a Possible ‘Game Changer’ for Communications

As the interoperability discussion continues, so does the frustration of many who have worked on this issue for decades but haven’t seen their goals realized.

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Tue, 17/01/2012 - 16:10
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38.8951
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High Resolution OrbView - 3 Images Now Available from USGS

OrbView-3 satellite images collected around the world between 2003 and 2007 by Orbital Imaging Corporation (now GeoEye) at up to one-meter resolution can now be downloaded at no cost through USGS E

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 15:35
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38.9586
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-77.357

Ocean health, disaster impacts monitored from above by satellite remote sensing

New remote sensing technologies with applications such as predicting problems with ocean fish stocks and assessing natural disasters were reported at conferences sponsored recently in Prague by SPI

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 14:44
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48.7596
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Using NASA Earth Observations to Evaluate the Relationship Between Land Use/Land Cover and Tornadogenesis in Alabama

The April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak was the second-deadliest in U.S. history, and the deadliest since the Doppler Radar system has been used to warn communities.

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Thu, 10/11/2011 - 09:07
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32.3182
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-86.9023

Lake Sakakawea and Lake Mead Water Resources and Disasters

Current regional and global scale hydrological models, such as the Coupled Routing and Excess STorage (CREST) model, do not take into account the release and storage of water by man-made dams.

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Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:26
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47.7966
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-102.332

Asteroid Impact on Earth: Experts Review Global Response and Mitigation Steps

A workshop has brought together leading representatives from space agencies and international experts to discuss key issues related to global response and cooperation in the event of a Near Earth O

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Wed, 31/08/2011 - 17:53
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34.1478
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