environmental monitoring

UNOOSA / GEO Expert Meeting in Geneva

Expert Meeting on the Benefits of Space-based Applications for Environmental Monitoring and Humanitarian Affairs

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) are organizing an Expert meeting on the Benefits of Space-based Applications for Environmental Monitoring and Humanitarian Affairs for Geneva-based UN and other International Organizations.

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Earth observation satellite to be developed by NASA and ISRO

Satellite image of India’s Hugli River, one of the many branches of the Ganges (Image: NASA)

NASA and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have joint hands to build an

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RCMRD: Stakeholder Workshop on the Use of MODIS Data for Early Warning

Group photo of the workshop's participants (Image: RCMRD)

On Thursday June 4th a one-day workshop on the “Use of Modis Data for Early Warning,

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Franco-Haitian convention on satellite-based environmental monitoring signed

Satellite image of Haiti and the Greater Antilles

On 17 November 2014, the Convention on Satellite-based Environmental Monitoring in Haiti (SEAS-Haiti) was signed by representatives of France and of Haiti.

At the agreement's core is the implementation of a technological platform for sustainable environmental management in Haiti and the Caribbean, using satellite imagery for research, training, innovation and sustainable development.

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Singapore: Developing first Earth Observation satellite

Satellite image of the Earth

Singapore is getting ready to launch its TeLEOS-1 Earth Observation satellite. TeLEOS-1 will be the first Singapore-made commercial satellite. The launch is planned for the end of 2014 on board of the Indian Space Research Organization’s Polar satellite launch vehicle.

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Mon, 10/02/2014 - 07:26

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ESA: Next Earth Observation Satellite selected

The Biomass satellite

"Biomass" will be ESA's next Earth Explorer satellite mission, as ESA has announced in a recent press release:

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Thu, 09/05/2013 - 07:14

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NOAA launches bi-annual newsletter "The Downlink"

First edition of NOAA's newsletter "The Downlink"

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a newsletter "The Downlink". The Downlink will provide international and interagency experts working with

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Mon, 06/05/2013 - 11:11

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New Instrument on ISS to provide Imagery to Developing Nations

In January 2013, a new Earth-observing instrument was installed on the International Space Station (ISS): ISERV Pathfinder. The instrument consists of a commercial camera, a telescope, and a pointing system, all positioned to look through the Earth-facing window of ISS’s Destiny module.

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Mon, 04/03/2013 - 10:33

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Hyperspectral data plays important role in environmental monitoring

In cooperation with Galileo Group, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Hungary, the Karoly Robert University College, participated in an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) flight operations and hyperspectral data collections for a NASA sponsored project to m

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China's advanced satellite operating soundly

China's first high-resolution remote sensing satellite ZY-1-02C has carried out orbit tests, and images delivered from it reach international levels, China Center for Resources Satellite

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