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Sentinel-1 mission makes use of InSAR to track land deformation

Sentinel 1-A images

ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite ws launched on 3 April carrying an advanced radar instrument system able to generate images of the Earth’s surface regardless of weather or time of day.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 29/08/2014 - 15:21
latitude: 
50.7374
longitude: 
7.09821

ESA Satellites keep an eye on Dutch dikes

In the Netherlands, local authorities are looking to satellite observations as a promising option for dike monitoring and to protect against dike failures.

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Wed, 24/10/2012 - 11:01

New data shows El Mayor–Cucapah earthquake was simple on surface, complicated at depth

Like scars that remain on the skin long after a wound has healed, earthquake fault lines can be traced on Earth's surface long after their initial rupture.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 11/08/2011 - 17:34
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34.1383
longitude: 
-118.124

8th Beijing International Workshop on Geographical Information Systems

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Fuzhou
Basic Information
Date: 
29/06/2011 - 01/07/2011
Event Organisers: 

  • Spatial Information Research Center of Fujian, Fuzhou University,China
  • State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, the Chinese Academy of Science,China
  • Commission on Modeling Geographical Systems, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Geographical Information Science, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Quantitative Geography, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Commission on Cartography and Geographical Information System, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Key laboratory of Spatial Data Mining & Information Sharing, Ministry of Education of China
  • College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University,China
  • College of Environment and Resources, Fuzhou University,China

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Language of event: 
English

BJ-IWGIS 2011 is the eighth forum of this successful series and will take place for the first time outside Beijing. Its main goal is to become a prestigious and high quality international con

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26.0745
longitude: 
119.296

Earth movements from Japan earthquake seen from space

Satellite images have been essential for helping relief efforts in Japan following the massive quake that struck on 11 March.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 30/03/2011 - 14:17
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253