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Forest Fires

Nepal: Remote Sensing Forest Fire Detection

NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of smoke and fires (2012)

In early April 2013, an operational remote sensing forest fire detection and monitoring system for Nepal was officially launched in Kathmandu, Nepal, as the Himalayan reported.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 15/05/2013 - 16:15
latitude: 
27.7
longitude: 
85.3333

International Charter activated for Fires in Algeria

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 13 August 2012 to provide satellite imagery for the forest fires that have been ravaging the north of Algeria since June.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 08:49
latitude: 
35.7002
longitude: 
4.54503

Climate change may lead to more violent thunderstorms

Researchers are working to identify exactly how a changing climate will impact specific elements of weather, such as clouds, rainfall, and lightning.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 09:14