Caribbean

Knowledge Portal is now available in Spanish

We are happy to announce that on 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER officially launched the Spanish-language version of its Knowledge Portal: www.un-spider.org/es.

English

Short title: 

Now in Spanish: UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 15:15

Country/Region: 

Tue, 02/25/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Study: High risk for Earthquake and Tsunami in Caribbean

The shaking hazard from the scenario earthquake is limited to Guadeloupe.

USGS and French researchers studying the plate boundary in the Lesser Antilles region—the area where 20 of the 26 Caribbean islands are located—estimate that enough unreleased strain may have accumulated offshore of Guadeloupe to potentially create a magnitude 8.0-8.4 earthquake, as USGS announced on its website. The paper was recently published in the

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 26/12/2013 - 08:33

latitude: 

16

longitude: 

-62
Thu, 12/26/2013

University of West Indies conducts geo-training

At the St. Augustine campus of the University of West Indies, host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, more than 40 Caribbean data managers, IT specialists and software developers concluded this weekend a one-week advanced training in "GeoNode".

English

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 28/02/2013 - 11:49

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

11

longitude: 

-61
Mon, 02/25/2013

Canadian Space Agency supports Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot

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

English

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 08:37

Country/Region: 

Wed, 10/17/2012

RSO CATHALAC develops forest cover map of Belize

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) has just developed the first version of a 2012 forest cover map of Belize. This research was carried out in collaboration with the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries, and Sustainable Development of the Government of Belize, Lancaster University of the UK and the Environmental Research Institute of the University of Belize.

English

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 09/08/2012 - 07:48

Country/Region: 

Thu, 08/09/2012

Caribbean: Flood Risk Reduction System Developed

The member states of the Caribbean

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:45
Thu, 07/19/2012

100th edition of the SDI-Newsletter Latin America/Caribbean

With the July 2012 issue of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) newsletter for Latin America and the Caribbean (SDI-LAC), it reaches its 100 edition!

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 08:29
Thu, 07/12/2012

March 2011

SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC: Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in America

UN-SPIDER participated in the Second Session of the Regional Platform for

English

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:37

Country/Region: 

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

July 2008

Issue Date: 

Thu, 31/07/2008
English

                                                     UN-SPIDER July 2008 Updates

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER News

Portfolio: 

Pages

Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.