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UN-SPIDER and APSCO: Further cooperation in 2014

UN-SPIDER Beijing Head of Office Shirish Ravan and APSCO Secretary-General

UN-SPIDER visited the office of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) in Beijing, China on 13 March 2014 to discuss further joint activities in 2014.

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Thu, 20/03/2014 - 08:13
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Ninth Post Graduate Diploma Course in Space and Atmospheric Science (SAS 9)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 01/03/2014
Venue City: 
Ahmedabad
Basic Information
Date: 
01/08/2014 - 30/04/2015
Venue: 
Physical Research Laboratory
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed towards the scientists, teachers, professionals and specialists of the Asia Pacific region, working in the field of space science and allied fields, who wish to improve their skills in the field of Space and Atmospheric Science, and thereby improve their usefulness to their parent Institutes/Organizations.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Additional Information: 

PG Diploma is issued on successful completion of nine month course and M. Tech degree is issued after completion of phase 2 of the program by submitting a thesis on further research

The Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP) was established in India in November 1995 with its headquarters in Dehradun and is the Centre of Excellence.

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South Korea: International Charter activated for severe snowfall

True color image of heavy snowfall in South Korea

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated today, following the request from the National Institute for Disaster Prevention of South Korea.

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Mon, 10/02/2014 - 14:51
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35.9078
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127.767

Asian Disaster Reduction Center publishes Natural Disasters Data Book 2012

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center, one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has published the Natural Disasters Data Book 2012.

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Fri, 20/12/2013 - 14:47

UNESCAP: Workshop on geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management concluded

Fires in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam seen from space

From 20 to 22 February, ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) held a regional workshop on geo-referenced disaster risk management information systems for So

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Tue, 26/02/2013 - 08:39
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13.7522
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100.494

Thailand: Bushfire surveillance campaign launched

Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has ordered northern provincial authorities to use satellite surveillance to monitor bushfires and cut down on haze pollution.

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Mon, 04/02/2013 - 13:51
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15.87
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100.993

UN: Asia-Pacific suffering 80 percent of global losses due to disasters

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report (APDR) 2012 found that, from 1970 to 2010, the average number of people at risk from yearly flooding in Asia-Pacific more than doubled from 29.5 million to 63.8 mi

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Tue, 23/10/2012 - 14:43

Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) Regional Support Office

Short Title: 
ADRC

The Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) and the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) signed the cooperation agreement on establishment of the ADRC UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offi

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34.6977
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UN-SPIDER present in the 19th General Assembly of the International Civil Defence Organization

The International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) conducted its 19th General Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, on 1 – 2 November 2010. Congregating 50 Member States mainly fr

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Wed, 01/12/2010 - 10:27
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46.2058
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