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El Salvador: UN-SPIDER and partners conduct Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems

Participants of the Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems in El Salvador

On 31 March and 1 April 2014, UN-SPIDER, the Central American Coordination Centre for Natural Disaster Prevention (CEPREDENAC) and Secure World Foundation joined forces to conduct an expert meeting

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Tue, 01/04/2014 - 09:44
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-15.4082
longitude: 
28.2872

GPS: New technique to improve weather models

hurricane Sandy from Space

A new technique for using GPS data developed by a team of researchers led by geophysicist Jennifer Haase from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego could enhance hurricanes and st

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Wed, 19/03/2014 - 10:31
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32.7153
longitude: 
-117.157

NOAA improves weather satellite

Seven months after launch, data is now flowing from a new generation of instruments onboard the Suomi NPP satellite, a joint NASA/NOAA mission being used in NOAA’s global numerical weather fo

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Wed, 04/07/2012 - 09:06

Univ. of Miami's CSTARS Captures History

Following 16 years of Earth observations, the European Space Agency's (ESA) ERS-2 satellite was decommissioned and removed from its continuous orbit around the Earth on July 4, 2011.

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:49
latitude: 
25.7174
longitude: 
-80.2781

Earth Observation Based Assessment of Area Changes Related to Hurricane Events

Barrier islands are elongated sand-based coastal landforms that are separated by open water from the main land.This study briefly discussed herein builds upon a previous DEVELOP project completed i

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Tue, 08/03/2011 - 15:43
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-92.2969
longitude: 
62.7813