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Integrated drought management workshop for Turkey

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Ankara
Basic Information
Date: 
04/03/2014 - 06/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Turkey
Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Language of event: 
English

Integrated Drought Management Workshop for Turkey [Ankara, AGM/CLPA/CLW]

latitude: 
39.9208
longitude: 
32.8541

Spirit Training for National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
24/02/2014 - 28/02/2014
Venue Country: 
Kenya
Event Organisers: 

National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

JRC

BOKU

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Target Audience: 
NDMA internal
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Use of SPIRITS for drought monitoring and early warnin

SPIRITS (JRC)

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Image processing
Accessibility: 
Install only
Requirements: 

SPIRITS requires a Java virtual machine (JVM) to run. End user licence agreement: http://spirits.jrc.ec.europa.eu/files/EULA_spirits.pdf

Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ENVI
File types: 
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File types: 
hdr
File types: 
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File types: 
img
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Drought

United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on Space-based Information for Flood and Drought Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bonn
Basic Information
Date: 
05/06/2014 - 06/06/2014
Venue: 
UN Campus Bonn
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Co-organisers: 

German Aerospace Center (DLR ), German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Secure World Foundation (SWF)

Language of event: 
English

This year’s United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction will focus on the use of space

latitude: 
50.7184
longitude: 
7.12743

Recommended Practices: Using Space Technologies for Disaster and Risk Management

4th Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices on 11 February 2013
Example of a Flood Map

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/02/2014 - 09:00
latitude: 
48.2348
longitude: 
16.4169

US National Drought Mitigation Center

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management ra

latitude: 
40.8288
longitude: 
-96.6717

MEA: multi-product data exploitation system with global data coverage since 1978

The Multi-sensor Evolution Analysis (MEA) platform supports Earth Observation communities in loading, visualizing and analysing multi-dimensional

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 19/11/2013 - 11:31
latitude: 
1.84092
longitude: 
42.8158

UNOOSA Director visits Regional Support Office in I.R. Iran

Mazlan Othman, Director of UNOOSA

On 17 October 2013, UNOOSA's Director, Mazlan Othman, visited UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in the Islamic Republic of Iran, hosted by the Iran Space Agency (ISA).

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 04/11/2013 - 10:08
latitude: 
4.59806
longitude: 
-74.0758

China: UN-SPIDER Capacity Building for Flood and Drought Mapping

26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.
26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.

From 27-31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:34
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

USA: Landsat 8 captures impacts of drought in New Mexico

On July 24, 2013 the total water in storage constitutes only 3% of the reservoir

On July 8, 2013, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) aboard Landsat 8 captured impressive images of Elephant Butte Reservoir, when was only filled to 3% of its capacity, highlighting the impact that

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 29/07/2013 - 09:11
latitude: 
34.5199
longitude: 
-105.87