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DLR Radar Satellites trace Settlement Patterns

The vertical structures of building reflect the satellite radar signals

Scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) recently developed a satellite-based map of human settlements, with a precision currently unparalleled by other global surveys.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:33
latitude: 
48.0863
longitude: 
11.2797

UN-SPIDER participates in IWG-SEM meeting

The Working Group discusses international harmonization

UN-SPIDER, together with representatives of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the European Commission (EC), SERTIT, ITHACA and the US Geological Survey (USGS), participated in a meeting of the Int

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 11:53
latitude: 
48.0583
longitude: 
11.2371

Floods in Romania monitored by Copernicus EMS

Flood Delineation Map of Bragadiru, Romania on 20 April 2014

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO)

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Fri, 02/05/2014 - 10:07
latitude: 
44.4325
longitude: 
26.1039

Satellites show effects of long-term drought on the Congo rainforest

The studies analyzed the "greenness" of the Congo rainforest

A new analysis of data derived from various satellite sensors shows that Congo's rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has suffered from long-term drought over the past t

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 29/04/2014 - 10:04
latitude: 
1.44175
longitude: 
15.2124

Copernicus Master: Earth Observation Competition launched

The first image captured by Copernicus satellite Sentinel-1A showing Brussels

The European Earth observation programme Copernicus has launched the Copernicus Masters competition.

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Tue, 22/04/2014 - 14:14

Akademik Shokalskiy: Satellites helped free trapped vessel in the Antarctic

Image by the satellite TerraSAR-X showing two vessels trapped in the Antarctic

The Russian research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy was trapped for over a week in the Antarctic ice.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 13/01/2014 - 11:20
latitude: 
-82.8628
longitude: 
-135

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Annual Report of International Charter Space and Major Disasters published

Flood map for N'Djamena, Chad

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has launched its

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 25/10/2013 - 10:40
latitude: 
48.8482
longitude: 
2.30443

ISS: Developing a multi-user system for Earth Sensing

MUSES will be the first commercial Earth-sensing platform on ISS.

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and its partner Teledyne Brown Engineering signed an agreement on 1 October 2013 to develop an instrument for the Multi-User System for Earth Sensing (MUSES), whic

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 09/10/2013 - 11:21
latitude: 
50.852
longitude: 
7.12176

EU-FP7 Alert4All Project Final Demonstration

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Oberpfaffenhofen
Basic Information
Date: 
15/10/2013
Venue: 
German Aerospace Center Oberpfaffenhofen
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Language of event: 
English

The Alert4All project, in short A4A, stands to significantly improve the effectiveness of alert communications systems in the EU, enhancing operations, enabling cooperation and fostering best pract

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48.0849
longitude: 
11.2789