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The biannual international 'Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event' (JURSE) reaches for the first time South America, demonstrating the world-wide reach of this scientific field, dedicated to explore cutting-edge themes in urban remote sensing with respect to the Information Technology and Geoscience. JURSE 2013 is designed to be a forum of excellence where a selected group of researchers, practitioners, and students will present and discuss their latest findings and results.
Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA satellites, finds a strong correlation between sea surf
UN-SPIDER successfully conducted its Technical Advisory Mission to Ecuador between 29 Sept and 08 October of this year. The mission was conducted with the support of experts from INPE of Brazil, and CONAE of Argentina, and with two staff members from UN-SPIDER.