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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.

Publishing Information
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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Publishing Date: 
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