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Second Chinese Disaster Relief Satellite has been launched

Satellite image of Pearl River delta in China

China has successfully launched its second Disaster Relief Satellite, Yaogan Weixing-24, on Thursday 20 November, at 15:12 local time.

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Fri, 28/11/2014 - 10:58
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39.923
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116.316

Google buys satellite image provider Skybox

Google wants to buy Skybox

Google is buying Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash.

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Wed, 11/06/2014 - 13:54
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37.4249
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-122.095

China's advanced satellite operating soundly

China's first high-resolution remote sensing satellite ZY-1-02C has carried out orbit tests, and images delivered from it reach international levels, China Center for Resources Satellite Data and A

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 11:01
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39.9042
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116.407

UN Dispatch Disaster Relief 2.0: The Future of Information Sharing in Humanitarian Emergencies

The report Disaster Relief 2.0: The Future of Information Sharing in Humanitarian Emergencies analyzes how the humanitarian community and the emerging volunteer and technical communities worked tog

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Tue, 12/04/2011 - 16:17

Earth movements from Japan earthquake seen from space

Satellite images have been essential for helping relief efforts in Japan following the massive quake that struck on 11 March.

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Wed, 30/03/2011 - 14:17
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36.2048
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138.253

UN in pact with satellite firms to restore communications after disaster

The United Nations telecommunications agency today announced that it has reached agreement with two international satellite organizations to expedite the restoration of vital telecommunications ser

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Wed, 30/03/2011 - 11:05

Turning Satellite Images Into Disaster-Relief Efforts

Several academic institutions are teaming up in an effort organized by the U.S. Geological Survey to help turn satellite imagery into actionable data in Japan.

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Wed, 30/03/2011 - 10:59

Academics Join Relief Efforts Around the World as Crisis Mappers

Jen Ziemke can't feed the needy in Libya. But, like many academics, the political scientist in Cleveland can pitch in on relief efforts with a different skill: map making.

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:25

Information technology opens new routes for emergency disaster relief – UN report

The vital role of new information technology in responding rapidly to sudden onset emergencies is highlighted in a new United Nations study released today, identifying best practice and lessons lea

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:13
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18.9712
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Geospatial Solutions Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Grapevine (Dallas), Texas
Basic Information
Date: 
10/04/2011 - 13/04/2011
Venue: 
Gaylord Texan™ Hotel & Convention Center
Venue Country: 
United States
Event Organisers: 

 Geospatial information & technology association (GITA )

Language of event: 
English

At this year’s Geospatial Solutions Conference will be explored the integration of existing infrastructures using geospatial technology in order to maximize efficiencies and extend the l

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32.803
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