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IGAC researches application of satellite imagery for flooded areas

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, conducted a case study to identify flooded areas in Colombia during the maximum rainfall pe

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 07:54

Satellite systems company paves way for defence developments

Supplier of innovative small and medium-sized satellite systems SunSpace says its Sumbandila satellite has paved the way for further research and development into the requirements of a future, loca

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 16:27
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Visualising disaster with Team Thailand

Poramate Minsiri, an internet pioneer in applying technology to disaster relief, is setting up interactive maps for monitoring natural disasters.

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Thu, 01/12/2011 - 14:56
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Lake Sakakawea and Lake Mead Water Resources and Disasters

Current regional and global scale hydrological models, such as the Coupled Routing and Excess STorage (CREST) model, do not take into account the release and storage of water by man-made dams.

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Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:26
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The Earth in 3D - German radar satellite TanDEM-X Launched Successfully

Germany's second Earth observation satellite, TanDEM-X, was launched successfully on 21 June 2010 at 04:14 Central European Summer Time (CEST, at 08:14 local time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in K

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Mon, 28/06/2010 - 10:24