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Central American Expert Meeting on the use of space-based information in early warning systems

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 31/03/2014
Venue City: 
San Salvador, El Salvador
Basic Information
Date: 
31/03/2014 - 01/04/2014
Venue: 
Holiday Inn Hotel, San Salvador, El Salvador
Venue Country: 
El Salvador
Event Organisers: 

ONU-SPIDER, CEPREDENAC y FUNDACION SECURE WORLD

Language of event: 
English

Reconociendo el papel que tienen las aplicaciones satelitales en los sistemas de alerta temprana, el programa ONU-SPIDER de la Oficina para Asuntos del Espacio Ultraterrestre de las Nacio

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India: Building a tsunami early warning system

Multitemporal composite of radar satellite imagery

India is building a tsunami early warning system in the South China Sea, which is likely to be operational in the next 10 months, as The Economic Times reported.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 17/10/2013 - 10:42
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Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems: Final report now available

Over fifty space technology and disaster and risk management experts

The report for the UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on the use of space-based information for Early Warning Systems

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 12/08/2013 - 16:37
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Space-based information for Early Warning System: UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting in Bonn

Participants of the UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems

On 26 June 2013, the UN-SPIDER Programme wrapped up a two-day expert meeting focusing on space-based applications in Early Warning Systems.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 26/06/2013 - 12:57
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50.7187
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7.12704

Tsunami early warning systems in Indonesia pass the test

On 11 April 2012 a 8.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at 8.38 UTC, 437 km southwest of Banda Aceh in Indonesia and 33 km beneath the ocean floor, prompting a tsunami watch to be immediately issued f

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:18

Early warning systems offer best hope for disaster prevention

The earthquake and tsunami that struck the north-eastern coast of Japan on 11 March, was a tragedy for the thousands of people who lost their lives and livelihoods.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 09/05/2011 - 18:07

Satellites may improve flood warnings

Scientists are trialling the use of satellites to improve early warning systems but local weather watchers warn they won't prevent a repeat of the devastating floods that claimed lives last month.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/03/2011 - 11:13