Data Sets

Data Application of the Month

Data application of the month: Mapping land cover

GLC-SHARE: Global land cover map based on data from multiple sources launched in 2014

What are land cover maps used for?

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Data application of the month: Land Cover
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Space application of the month: Measuring soil moisture

Soil moisture seasonality

What is soil moisture data used for?

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Space application of the month: Soil moisture
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Dataset of the month: USGS's Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS)

HDDS Explorer (USGS)

In case of a disaster, immediate access to relevant information can save lifes.

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September 2014 dataset of the month: HDDS
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United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management "Best Practices for Risk Reduction and Rapid Response Mapping"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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latitude: 

40

longitude: 

116

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22/11/2011 to 25/11/2011

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Beijing

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Zhongmin Plaza, 7, Baiguang Road, Xicheng District

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China

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1

GIST Data Sets Vietnam

GIST is currently processing the 44 200K Russian topographic sheets covering the area affected by Typhoon Ketsana and will publish them next week.

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GIST Data Sets Philippines

Last update: 13/11/2013

further data sources for Philippines (Haiyan): Open here

GIST is currently processing the 44 200K Russian topographic sheets covering the area of the Philippines affected by Typhoon Ketsana and will publish them next week.

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