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New version of GRASS GIS available now

GRASS GIS Software (Image: GRASS Development Team)

The GRASS GIS Development team has announced the release of the new major version GRASS GIS 7.0.0.

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NASA releases first global rainfall and snowfall map

Global precipitation map (Image: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)

NASA’s Global

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Mon, 02/03/2015 - 14:13

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United Nations University and German Aerospace Center strengthen collaboration

DLR and the United Nations University agreed on closer cooperation

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the United Nations University (UNU) have agreed to continue to strengthen their cooperation. Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the DLR Executive Board, and Jakob Rhyner, Vice Rector of UNU in Europe and Director of UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) in Bonn, signed an agreement to this effect on 23 February 2015.

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New satellite can capture entire dayside Earth

Earth from Space (Image:NASA)

The first satellite capable of watching the entire diurnal side of Earth continuously, DSCOVR, was launched into space earlier this month.

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Mon, 23/02/2015 - 14:14

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ESA: Biomass satellite to be launched in 2020

Biomass (Image: ESA)

Last week, Member States of the European Space Agency ESA decided a new biomass

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Mon, 23/02/2015 - 12:30

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Systematic observation for Climate Change Adaptation: Joint GCOS-IPCC-UNFCCC workshop

Representatives of Member States, UNFCCC bodies, GCOS, IPCC and various UN agencies discussed systematic observations

From 10 to 12 February 2015, international experts and representatives of Member States gathered in Bonn, Germany, for a workshop on systematic observations for climate change adaptation.

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Esri launches open data website

ArcGIS Open Data provides access to open datasets around the world

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provider Esri announced the launch of their new website ArcGIS Open Data providing access to open datasets around the world including direct access to thousands of open government datasets. 

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Tue, 10/02/2015 - 12:15

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ALOS-2/CIRC data is now open to the public

The ALOS data is accessible via the CIRC observation data search

After the calibration and validation of ALOS-2/CIRC, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA confirmed that the data quality of ALOS-2/CIRC is adequate. All ALOS-2/CIRC data is therefore now available to the public.

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Mon, 09/02/2015 - 15:59

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Online database for storm surge preparedness

Coastal altimetry is at the heart of the project

A new, freely-accessible online database of storm surge data will help coastguards, meteorological organisations and scientific communities predict future storm surge patterns.

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Mon, 09/02/2015 - 12:40

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6th meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices concluded

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Office gathered for its 6th annual meeting in Vienna on 5 and 6 February.

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices (RSOs) met in Vienna on 5 and 6 February 2015 for the 6th annual meeting of the network.

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