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International Charter activated for forest fire in Chile

Satellite picture of fire in Valparaiso (Image: NASA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 14 March 2015 for a forest fire in Valparaiso and Vina del Mar, Chile. The mechanism was activated by the National 

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CONAE provides maps to fight fires in the Andes

Spotlights Heat Map based on MODIS images for February 2015

The Argentinian National Space Activities Commission (CONAE), host to a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, is providing heat spotlight maps based on satellite images that show the environmental conditions of the Andean-Patagonian native forests, which is crucial information to mitigate the fires in the province of Chubut, Argentina.

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Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:31

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Germany to launch microsatellite to detect forest fires

Microsatellites TET-1 and BIROS

In October 2015, Germany will launch the Berlin Infrared Optical System (BIROS), a microsatellite capable of monitoring forest fires from Space. The microsatellite was partly developed by the Institute of Optical Sensor Systems in Berlin of the German Aerospace Agency (DLR). BIROS will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India.

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6th International Wildland Fire Conference (IWFC-2015)

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The Korea Forest Service will join forces with Gangwon province to hold the 6th International Wildland Fire Conference in Oct, 2015, in Pyeongchang, Korea, in an effort to exchange views on wildland fire related international issues.

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12/10/2015 to 16/10/2015

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Pyeongchang

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Alpensia Resort Complex

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Korea Forest Service (KFS), Gangwon Province

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The Global Early Warning System for Wildland Fires (Global EWS)

Global distribution of fire occurrences over a 10-day period by the beginning of the week

The fire danger indicators currently presented on the Global

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Indonesia: GIS used for real-time fire response information sharing

Indonesian firefighters are now using GIS to share real-time information

Firefighters and field officers in Bekasi, Indonesia, can now collect first hand data and share real-time information by using the newly deployed GIS data capture application.

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Thu, 22/05/2014 - 17:41

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Ghana National Fire and Rescue Service

The Ghana National Fire and Rescue Service (GNFRS) is an agency under the Ghanaian Ministry of the Interior, constituting Ghana's nationwide fire service. It was established as the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) by the GNFS Act of 1997 (Act 537) with a broad objective of

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IGAC: First International Seminar on Remote Sensing

The Master's programme in Remote Sensing of the Catholic University of Manizales of Colombia and UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, will organize their first international seminar on remote sensing from 8 to 10 May 2014 on the premises of the Catholic University of Manizales.

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Fri, 25/04/2014 - 11:28

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Chile: International Charter activated because of forest fires

Satellite image of the fires around port city in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 11:18

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Bush fires in Australia: NASA satellite captures hot spots

large bush fires burning in southwestern Victoria on February 18, 2013

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image showing large bush fires burning in southwestern Victoria on February 18, 2013. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires. Winds blew a long plume of smoke south toward the Bass Strait.

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Fri, 22/02/2013 - 09:34

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