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Korean delegation visited the UN-SPIDER Bonn Office

Delegation of the Ministry of Public Safety and Security visits UN-SPIDER Bonn O

On Friday 12 December 2014, a delegation from the Emergency Preparedness Resource Division of the Ministry of Public Safety and Security of the Republic of Korea visited the UN-SPIDER Office in Bon

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Tue, 16/12/2014 - 11:02
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50.7374
longitude: 
7.09821

ESA and the Asian Development Bank to employ Earth observation data for sustainable development

Earth observation image for agriculture and rural development applications

In October 2014 a new cooperative project between ESA and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), called Earth Observation for a Transforming Asia Pacific (EOTAP), was launched.

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Mon, 15/12/2014 - 14:12

Apply now: United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation on 26-28 May 2015

 

ESA: Laser link offers high-speed delivery of Earth Observation data

Berlin from Sentinel-1A via laser

ESA has successfully linked up the Sentinel-1A and Alphasat satellites by laser. The satellites were linked up from a distance of almost 36 000 km between them.

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Fri, 05/12/2014 - 08:00
latitude: 
48.8481
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2.30457

IWG-SEM autumn meeting 2014 (Munich and web-based)

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Date: 
25/11/2014 - 26/11/2014
Venue: 
DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany
Venue Country: 
Germany
Language of event: 
English

Participating Organizations: DLR, EC-DG ENTR, ITHACA, AIT/Jaxa, EC-JRC, SERTIT, OOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS, World Bank

 

Data Application of the Month

Satellite-derived data which is relevant for disaster risk reduction and emergency response is available in a large variety of ways and is being offered by many different providers.

United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation – Global solutions for the challenges of sustainable development in societies at risk

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bonn
Basic Information
Date: 
26/05/2015 - 28/05/2015
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)

Language of event: 
English

 

 

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50.7184
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7.12743

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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Tue, 25/11/2014 - 09:27
latitude: 
46.2267
longitude: 
6.14029

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

Participants of the workshop

As a follow up to the 

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 25/11/2014 - 08:29
latitude: 
6.92708
longitude: 
79.8612

Taking the Pulse of the Planet: GEO-XI Plenary

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 10/11/2014
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
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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46.2262
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6.14252