Environment

Peru: First National Forest Monitoring Maps released

Deforestation in Peru detected by Landsat 8 in August 2013.

Peru hosts about 75 percent of the western Amazon jungle. Deforestation is therefore a critical topic for the country. Now, a major milestone in conserving and managing the western Amazon has been reached by mapping more than 95 percent of Peruvian forests using archived satellite imagery.

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Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:17

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Wed, 03/05/2014

Open data: UK Environment Agency releases flood data to public

The UK Environment Agency decide to release flood-related data

The UK has been heavily affected by floods for months with peaks in February affecting thousands of people and companies.

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Tue, 04/03/2014 - 09:44

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Tue, 03/04/2014

World weather open science conference

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This ground-breaking conference will bring together the entire weather science and user communities for the first time to review the state-of-the-art and map out the scientific frontiers for the next decade and more. We encourage you to come to the conference in Montreal to take part and contribute to what promises to be a once in a generation event.

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46

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16/08/2014 to 21/08/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 22/05/2014

Venue: 

Palais des congrès de Montréal

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Montreal

Event Organisers: 

Environment Canada (EC), Canada - gov

International Council for Science (ICSU)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

 

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6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and

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The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management

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Date: 

01/09/2014 to 10/09/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 19/07/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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The European Environment Agency (EEA)

The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union, with the task to provide sound, independent information on the environment. EEA is a major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public. Currently, the EEA has 33 member countries.

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NASA/NOAA: Next Generation Weather Satellite will provide earlier Warnings

NASA and NOAA are working on a new satellite system which will be launched in late 2015 for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R). GOES-R, part of a scientific collaboration between NASA and NOAA, will be the next generation of geostationary weather satellites.

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Mon, 04/03/2013 - 11:38

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Sun, 03/03/2013

ESA: Mapping global vegetation with a miniature satellite

ESA’s Proba-V, despite being only a little larger than a washing machine, will provide in the near future provide sharp views of Earth’s plant life every two days.

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Tue, 12/02/2013 - 10:54
Tue, 02/12/2013

4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest today for a Safer Tomorrow”

The 4th Global Platform for

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Wed, 06/02/2013 - 14:29

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Wed, 02/06/2013

4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest today for a Safer Tomorrow”

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The Fourth Session of the Global Platform for

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46

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6

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19/05/2013 to 23/05/2013

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Geneva

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International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR.

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First International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the ‘First International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment’ invites you to join them in Paphos-Cyprus April 8-10, 2013 to network with leading experts in the field of Remote Sensing and Geo-information.

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35

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08/04/2013 to 10/04/2013

Venue City: 

Paphos

Venue: 

Cyprus University of Technology

Event Organisers: 

Cyprus University of Technology, CRS

Co-organisers: 

European Space Agency (ESA)

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