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The Philippines: Government to complete flood hazard mapping in 2016

satellite image of floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Philippines wants to finish up the mapping process of all flood prone zones in the country by 2016.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16
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12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

IGAC: Development of a Spectral Library

Internal Working Group of Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy of CIAF-IGAC (2013/201

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Geographic Institute Ag

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Wed, 26/03/2014 - 14:00
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4.5872
longitude: 
-74.1198

NASA is launching its third global Space App challenge

Blue marble

NASA and other space agencies are preparing for the third annual International Space Apps Challenge on 12 and 13 April 2014.

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Tue, 25/03/2014 - 11:29

The Philippines: New disaster operations centre launched

Satellite image of typhoon hitting the Philippines

The Information and Communications Technology Office of the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST), together with the technology provider IBM launched the Intelligent Operations Cen

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Tue, 25/03/2014 - 09:47
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14.676
longitude: 
121.044

UN-SPIDER and APSCO: Further cooperation in 2014

UN-SPIDER Beijing Head of Office Shirish Ravan and APSCO Secretary-General

UN-SPIDER visited the office of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) in Beijing, China on 13 March 2014 to discuss further joint activities in 2014.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 20/03/2014 - 08:13
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39.904
longitude: 
116.408

The 34th EARSeL Symposium 2014

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 15/04/2014
Venue City: 
Warsaw
Basic Information
Date: 
16/06/2014 - 20/06/2014
Venue: 
Old Library Main Campus Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
Venue Country: 
Poland
Event Organisers: 

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies

Co-organisers: 

Department of Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics of Polish Geographical Society

Institute of Geodesy and Cartography

Space Research Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences

Language of event: 
English
Logo of the Symposium

EARSeL is a scientific network of European rem

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52.2297
longitude: 
21.0122

World Conference on Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Toronto
Basic Information
Date: 
15/06/2014 - 18/06/2014
Venue: 
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Business Continuity Institute Canada Chapter

DRI Canada

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange Toronto Chapter

International Association of Emergency Managers 

Ontario Association of Emergency Managers

Language of event: 
English

The World Conference on Disaster Management is an international event on disaster and emergency management taking place from 15 to 18 June 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

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43.6438
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-79.3868

High level panel discusses useful data for disaster risks

Earth image taken by NASA satellite

The participants in the high-level panel “Perspectives on the Value of 

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Tue, 21/01/2014 - 13:15
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46.1984
longitude: 
6.1423

ESA: Sentinel 1a to be launched in April

Sentinel 1 from the European Unions Copernicus Program

BBC reported last week that the launch of the multibillion Euro satellites programme Sentinel is set to launch in the beginning of April.

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Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:30
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50.8503
longitude: 
4.35171

World Economic Forum publishes Global Risks Report 2014

World Economic Forum released the Global Risks 2014 Report

The World Economic Forum released its Global Risks 2014 Report.

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Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:12