According to a recent study published by the re-insurance company Swiss Re, the total economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters were USD 140 billion in 2013.
NASA and other space agencies are preparing for the third annual International Space Apps Challenge on 12 and 13 April 2014.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced in a recent press release
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces the formation of a new OGC Technical Committee Standards Working Group (SWG) in order to propose terms for a standard to enable interoperability throu
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has issued its 8th
We are happy to announce that on 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER officially launched the Spanish-language version of its Knowledge Portal: www.un-s
On 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER presented its Knowledge Portal (www.un-spider.org) to the delegates of the 51st session of the Scientific and Te
It is UN-SPIDER’s mandate to enable all countries to access and use space-based information for disaster management and disaster risk reduction.
A potential new ESA satellite could use the fluorescence in plants to track health and productivity of vegetation worldwide.
NASA is preparing to launch five Earth Science missions in 2014 in order to enhance the monitoring of the planet.
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