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Satellite navigation: New office for Africa-Europe cooperation

The EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) aims to improve the use of satellite navigation in Africa, particularly with regards to air transportation (Image: NASA)

The SAFIR (Satellite navigation services for African Region) project has opened the EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO). EGNOS is the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service.

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Trimble India: New instrument for earthquake and volcano early warning

Trimble India's new instrument can help prepare for volcanic eruptions

The private company Trimble India developed a new instrument for improved earthquake early warning and volcano monitoring.

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India will launch navigation satellite in October

India's own navigation satellite system will benefit disaster management

The Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO will launch a navigation satellite on 10 October, as the news agency ANI reported. The satellite IRNSS 1C is the third one to be launched in a formation of seven.

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China and Russia to cooperate on navigation satellite systems

Artist's rendering of navigation satellites orbiting Earth.

On 30 June 2014, China and Russia have signed an agreement on the cooperation with regards to navigation satellite systems, as globalpost reported. The memorandum of understanding was signed by the China Satellite Navigation Office and Russian Federal Space Agency on the sidelines of the on-going China-Russia expo in Harbin, China.

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New study: Predicting Earthquakes with GNSS data

Destruction caused by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan in 2011

A new study conducted by experts of the Japan Earthquake Science Exploration Agency (JESEA) shows that Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals can effectively be used as a means of earthquake prediction using the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake as a case study.

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14th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting held in New York

The 14th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting was held in New York

The United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) held its 14th Plenary Meeting in New York from 14 to 16 May 2014, co-chaired by UNOOSA and UNDSS (Department for Safety and Security). The event was organized back-to-back with the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space).

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Russia and India move forward with their navigation systems

Russia and India Advance thier Global Navigation Systems

On 24 March 2014 the Glonass-M navigation satellite was sent into orbit via a Russian Soyuz rocket launched from Russia’s Plesetsk space center.

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Ukraine: EU ratifies agreement on satellite navigation cooperation

Visualisation of the European GNSS Evolution Programme

On 8 October 2013, the European Parliament ratified an agreement on jointly developing a civil global navigation satellite system (GNSS) with Ukraine, as the Ukraine News Agency Interfax announced.

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ISGNSS 2013: International Symposium on Global Satellite Navigation Systems

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The theme of ISGNSS 2013 is "Connecting Continents through GNSS where Europe and Asia Meet." It will be held from October 22 through 25 at the Congress Center in Yildiz Technical University of Istanbul. The first conference in this series was held in 1999 in Japan. The ISGNSS International Program Committee is headed by Prof. Sang Jeong Lee of Korea's Chungnam National University.

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United Nations/Croatia Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems

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A five-day workshop on global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) technology and its applications in Baška, Croatia, from 21 to 25 April 2013 is being organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA) in cooperation with the Faculty of Maritime Studies of the University of

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