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Four new Chinese satellites to contribute for disaster prevention

Launch of Jilin-1 four satellites at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China’s Gansu Province. Photo Credit: Xinhua/Zhao Peng

Four satellites were launched for harvest assessment, geological

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Satellite imagery to compare extreme rainfalls events from the last year in Sri Lanka

Accumulated rainfall September 2014 and 2015; and Rainfall events from 21 – 30 Sept

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) released some imagery from the satellite rainfall estimates for the current flood disasters in Sri Lanka.

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Himawari 8 satellite to improve forecast accuracy

Weather satellite image of a tornado, captured by NASA (Tornadic Weather System)

The Bureau of Meteorology informed that the new satellite, called Himawari 8, will provide updated images every ten minutes.

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New research for satellite-based earthquake prediction

A new technique could help forecasting and mitigating earthquakes (Image: Agencia Brasil)

The remote sensing laboratory at the Ariel University, Israel, is working in a new technology that could forecast earthquakes through satellite data.

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Forecasting wildfire behaviour with WIFIRE

A map showing locations that experienced wildfires greater than 250 acres, from

A new instrument to fight the exponential increase of wildfires, WIFIRE, is currently being prepared in California, USA.

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First image from the latest European weather satellite

Yesterday the Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) delivered its first image of the Earth. SEVIRI is an instrument on MSG-3, Europe’s latest weather satellite and third in a series of four satellites introduced in 2002.

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Burkinabe General Directorate for Agriculture Statistics and Prevision (HPFB)

The General Directorate of Agricultural Statistics and Forecast Branch (HPFB) is a central structure of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries. One of its missions is to collect, process, analyse and disseminate statistics in the field of agriculture to better exploit the already existing statistics differentiated by gender. 

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Spaceborne Precipitation Radar Ships from Japan to U.S.

Japanese scientists and engineers have completed construction on a new instrument designed to take 3-D measurements of the shapes, sizes and other physical characteristics of both raindrops and snowflakes. The instrument will be shipped from Japan to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., to be integrated into an upcoming NASA Earth science satellite.

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