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UN-SPIDER participates in Group on Earth Observations Plenary held in Geneva

Members of the multinational Group on Earth Observations (GEO) met in Geneva, Switzerland on 13 and 14 November 2014 for their eleventh plenary meeting. The session was chaired by South Africa.

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Sri Lanka: UN-SPIDER workshop on Earth Observations and Floods

Participants of the workshop

As a follow up to the 

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Taking the Pulse of the Planet: GEO-XI Plenary

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 10/11/2014
Venue City: 
Geneva
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Date: 
12/11/2014 - 14/11/2014
Venue: 
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 7bis, avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneva Switzerland
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

Group on Earth Observation (GEO)

Language of event: 
English

Under the theme, "Taking the Pulse of the Planet”, 275 members of the GEO community, from more than 45 countries, will chart the next steps in creating and implementing a Global Earth Ob

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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

Airbus Defence and Space adds DMCii data to its portfolio

Image of Egypt acquired by UK-DMC2

Airbus Defence and Space announced that the data and application services of DMC International Imaging Ltd.

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Mon, 10/11/2014 - 08:50
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New database on climatic conditions launched

ESOK is an entry point to millions of climate-related records

The National Center for High-performance Computing (NCHC) in Taiwan, Province of China, launched a new database on climatic conditions.

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Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:30
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EU launches INCREO project: Earth Observation for civil protection and disaster management

Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation

The Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation (INCREO) project brings together earth observation data gathered through EU's Copernicus programme and makes it available for emergency servi

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Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:40

China plans to build comprehensive earth observation system

China's Great Wall seen from Space

China has plans to build a comprehensive earth observation system integrating the use of air-borne, space-based as well as ground-based technologies in the next ten years, the website Economic Time

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Mon, 06/10/2014 - 09:59

WorldView-3: First images available

Sample image of Madrid, Spain, captured by DigitalGlobe's high resolution satell

On 13 August 2014, the technology provider DigitalGlobe launched its new WorldView-3 satellite, an Earth Observation satellite with 27 super-spectral bands.

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Wed, 27/08/2014 - 14:14

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAVA)

On October 1, 2003, the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), the National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan (NAL) and the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) were merged

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