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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.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:29
latitude: 
50.014
longitude: 
-118.892

IGARSS 2014 - 35th Symposium on Remote Sensing

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 13/07/2014
Venue City: 
Quebec City
Basic Information
Date: 
13/07/2014 - 18/07/2014
Venue: 
THE QUÉBEC CITY CONVENTION CENTRE
Venue Country: 
Quebec
Event Organisers: 

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

Language of event: 
English

Topics will include Earth observation for Arctic research, Earth observation for renewable energy, energy budgets and modeling, future satellite programs, global environmental change, international

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46.8033
longitude: 
-71.2428

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 08:32
latitude: 
45.5221
longitude: 
-73.3951

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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Mississauga
Basic Information
Date: 
08/10/2013
Venue: 
Dewey College
Venue Country: 
Canada
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)

Language of event: 
English

The Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM) and Dewey College in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada jointly organize one day workshop during the

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43.589
longitude: 
-79.6441

Canadian Space Agency supports Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot

The Canadian Space Agency, in close cooperation with the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS), continues to be a major contributor to the Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot (CSDP), whic

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 17/10/2012 - 08:37

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

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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 09:04

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, Ca

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 21/06/2011 - 10:44
latitude: 
56.1304
longitude: 
-106.347

Radarsat-2

Name of Satellite: Radarsat-2