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IRS satellite data: New agreement between India and Brazil

The Indian RESOURCESAT-2 provides remote sensing data

At the sidelines of the Sixth BRICS Summit, India and Brazil signed an agreement on 16 July 2014 which will facilitate Brazilian earth stations to rece

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 18/07/2014 - 08:34
latitude: 
-3.73186
longitude: 
-38.5267

Brazil: International Charter activated for flooding in Rio grande do Sul

Aerial view of Rio grande do Sul during a previous flood occurred in 2009

On 4 July 2014, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian Disaster Risk Management National Centre (CENAD) in order to provide satellite-bas

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Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:50
latitude: 
-30.0346
longitude: 
-51.2177

International Charter activated for flooding in Southern Brazil

Image of Parana River Flood Plane

On 14 June 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian Disaster Risk Management National Centre (CENAD) in response to flooding and lands

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 13:41
latitude: 
-25.2521
longitude: 
-52.0215

Brazil: Satellite measures record rain floods

Satellite imagery shows extreme rainfall in Brazil

December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:13
latitude: 
-19.3591
longitude: 
-40.2319

Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event - JURSE 2013

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 31/01/2013
Venue City: 
Sao Paulo
Basic Information
Date: 
21/04/2013 - 23/04/2013
Venue: 
Maksoud Plaza Hotel
Venue Country: 
Brazil
Event Organisers: 

Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

Language of event: 
English

The biannual international 'Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event' (JURSE) reaches for the first time South America, demonstrating the world-wide reach of this scientific field, dedicated to explore cut

latitude: 
-23.5634
longitude: 
-46.6508

Remote Sensing: NASA and USGS present Pecora Award

NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) presented the 2012 William T.

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 15:18

Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised

Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moder

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:52
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

In multi-county disaster simulation: ‘Damage … is widespread’

Brazil — As the state’s largest natural disaster exercise unfolded Tuesday, the response tested the capabilities of emergency responders throughout the Wabash Valley.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:21
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253