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Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Tokyo
Basic Information
Date: 
14/01/2015 - 16/01/2015
Venue: 
Ito Hall, The University of Tokyo
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

Science Council of Japan

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)

Ito International Research Center Conference, University of Tokyo

Language of event: 
English

Towards a new science and technology to consolidate disaster risk reduction and sustainable development

latitude: 
35.7127
longitude: 
139.762

EarthCARE Workshop 2014

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 13/06/2014
Venue City: 
Odaiba
Basic Information
Date: 
17/09/2014 - 19/09/2014
Venue: 
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation "Miraikan" (Odaiba, Tokyo) 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

JAXA, ESA, NICT.

Language of event: 
English

The workshop shall provide a forum for the science communities interested in EarthCARE or in the observation of cloud, aerosol and radiation from space or ground, as well as for the climate modelli

latitude: 
35.6175
longitude: 
139.78

5th Digital Earth Summit

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 09/08/2014
Venue City: 
Nagoya
Basic Information
Date: 
09/11/2014 - 11/11/2014
Venue: 
WINC Aichi, Nagoya, JAPAN
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

CHUBU University, ISDE.

Co-organisers: 

Digital Earth Community of Japan

Language of event: 
English

From publically available satellite images such as LANDSAT to the creation of digital globes, the tools researchers and students use to visualize the Earth have changed dramatically over the last s

latitude: 
35.1814
longitude: 
136.906

Japan: Full scale disaster management system with Quasi-Zenith Satellites

The orbit of the Quasi-Zenith Satellite above Japan

The Japanese national newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun reported on 22 July 2014 that a full-scale operation of Quasi-Zenith satellites is projected to start in 2018, after that a first one, Michibiki, was

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:31
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

Tracking Supertyphoon Neoguri from Space

Super typhoon Neoguri seen from space.

In early July 2014, Super typhoon Neoguri has been heavily affecting Japan. Neoguri developed from tropical storm into a super typhoon over the first week of July.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 09/07/2014 - 17:33
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

Japan: First Images of Daichi-2 released

Aerial view of Nishinoshima island, part of the Ogasawara Islands.

On 24 May 2014, Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched their Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 "Daichi-2" (ALOS-2) from the Tanegashima Space Center.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2014 - 14:48
latitude: 
27.2462
longitude: 
140.876

Japan: 2011 Earthquake affected Gravity

GOCE gravity results compared to a model

ESA’s GOCE satellite revealed earlier this month that the great Japanese Earthquake from 2011 caused a tiny change in the local gravity.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 16/12/2013 - 12:50
latitude: 
38.297
longitude: 
142.372

The GPM satellite has arrived at its launch site in Japan

Satellite has arrived at its Japanese launch site

The GPM satellite, created to to measure the type and intensity of precipitation, has arrived at its launch site in Japan after a flight from NASA's Goddard Space flight Center in Maryland.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/12/2013 - 11:14
latitude: 
30.593
longitude: 
130.991

Japan: International Charter activated for floods

Satellite sees Japan

Due to unprecedented rainfall in Japan, the Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) has activated the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" on 29 July 2013, in order to deal wit

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 30/07/2013 - 08:16
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

Japan: The world's first satellite communications helicopter

Sakurajima Volcano in Kyushu, Japan, seen from space

This will significantly enhance the crisis response and coordination activities of Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA): the AS365 N3 helicopter.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 10:06
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253