hurricanes

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

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Tue, 01/04/2014 - 09:44

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-15

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Tue, 04/01/2014

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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 storms predictability.

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Wed, 19/03/2014 - 10:31

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Wed, 03/19/2014

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 forecast system.

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Wed, 04/07/2012 - 09:06

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Wed, 07/04/2012

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

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26

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-80

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 in the fall of 2009. The previous study utilized Landsat and ASTER imagery to create 21 land cover maps of Dauphin Island between the years of 1983 and 2009.

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Tue, 08/03/2011 - 15:43

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-92

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63
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