Canada

Sharing data to improve soil research in Canada

Spaced based data about the consistency of soil can help farmers make better decisions (Image: USDA-NRCS)

NASA is working together with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and its real-time In-situ Soil Monitoring for Agriculture network (RISMA) to improve and prepare information about the consistency of soil.

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Wed, 06/05/2015 - 09:58

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56

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Wed, 05/06/2015

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NASA satellites captures wildfires in USA and Canada

The image captured by MODIS shows dozens of wildfires in Canada

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured dozens of wildfires in Canada and the northwestern United States. Actively burning areas, detected by the thermal bands on MODIS, are outlined in red. Forests appear dark green.

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Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:29

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50

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IGARSS 2014 - 35th Symposium on Remote Sensing

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Topics will include

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13/07/2014 to 18/07/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 13/07/2014

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THE QUÉBEC CITY CONVENTION CENTRE

Venue City: 

Quebec City

Event Organisers: 

IEEE, GRSS, Canadian Remote Sensing Society, CSA-ASC, NASA,

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Radarsat: Canadian Space Agency contracts construction of three new satellites

The Canadian Space Agency has given out a seven-year contract for the construction of three new Radarsat satellites to be launched in 2018 and for the oversight of initial operations. The major component of surveillance will be covering Canadian territory and neighbouring property, notably monitoring of land and water in the Arctic. The $706-million contract was won by MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), one of Canada's radar leaders.

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Fri, 11/01/2013 - 08:32

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46

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Fri, 01/11/2013

Open Source Hands-on GIS workshop for Disaster Management using QGIS and GRASS

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The Waterloo Institute for

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44

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-80

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08/10/2013

Venue City: 

Mississauga

Venue: 

Dewey College

Event Organisers: 

Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM) and Dewey College in Mississauga

Co-organisers: 

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), the International Cartographic Association (ICA), International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) and the International Association of Geo-information & Communication Technology (AGeoICT)

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Canadian Space Agency supports Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot

The Canadian Space Agency, in close cooperation with the Committee on

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Wed, 17/10/2012 - 08:37

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Wed, 10/17/2012

RADARSAT-2 Data helps manage Canadian Richelieu River Flood

Within the framework of the international Committee on Satellite Earth Observation (CEOS), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is collaborating with NASA on various projects helping to prevent, manage and respond to natural disasters.

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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 09:04

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Mon, 10/15/2012

Wildfire Airborne Strategic Mapping Operations

In the first test of its capabilities for forest wildfire mapping, ITRES' new Thermal Airborne Broadband Imager (TABI-1800) is being used to assist Alberta Sustainable Resource Development (SRD, Canada) with fighting active wildfires in the province's North.

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Tue, 21/06/2011 - 10:44

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56

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