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Japan: ASNARO Earth Observation satellite launched

Launch of the rocket with the five Earth observation satellites on board

On 6 November 2014, five Japanese satellites were sent into orbit from the Dombarovsky launch site, in Russia.

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Mon, 10/11/2014 - 10:10

ESA: Successful launch of the first mission of EU Copernicus Programme

ESA has successfully launched the first satellite for the Copernicus program – Sentinel 1.

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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 06:48
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50.8503
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4.35171

Weather forecasts can save thousands of lives

Tropical Cyclone Funso

In a recent article in Nature, Peter J.

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Fri, 04/01/2013 - 10:19
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33.749
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Floods Slowly Recede around Bangkok

By late November 2011, floods were receding around Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok, but only slowly.

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Tue, 29/11/2011 - 14:52
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13.7234
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100.476

New NPP Satellite to Improve Land, Ocean, Ozone Observations

A new type of Earth-observing satellite has been launched into orbit.

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Thu, 03/11/2011 - 13:45

China: Prepared for the Worst - Measures are taken to enhance disaster relief

According to a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) and the National Disaster Reduction Commission (NDRC) on October 10, natural disasters left 1,074 people dead or missin

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Thu, 27/10/2011 - 18:58

Satellites improve disaster monitoring efficiency in China

Two small disaster monitoring satellites, launched in 2008, have allowed China to more rapidly monitor natural disasters with greater range, said the National Commission for Disaster Reduction T

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Mon, 12/09/2011 - 11:34

Monitoring and prediction of natural disasters in Kyrgyzstan

Teshebaeva Kanayim and Bolot Moldobekov

Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences (CAIAG)

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Micro-satellites for Emergency Monitoring and Response

A new 400kg mini-satellite with small-size high resolution radar onboard will appear on orbit in 2013 which will open new possibilities for operational detailed imagery of emergency situations.

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Tue, 15/03/2011 - 11:18

Application of earth-observation satellites to disaster monitoring

The small satellite constellation for environment and disaster monitoring and forecasting (SSCEDMF) is an important component of China's earth-observation satellite system.

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Fri, 17/09/2010 - 12:21
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39.9047
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