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First set of data from the Global Precipitation Measurement mission published

Artist's depiction of NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission

The first set of data from the NASA/JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission is now available to the public.

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Fri, 27/06/2014 - 11:06

Japan: JAXA successfully launched new mapping satellite Daichi-2

The launch of ALOS-2 on 24 May was broadcast live via Youtube

On 24 May 2014, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA successfully launched their new mapping satellite Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 “DAICHI-2” (ALOS-2).

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Mon, 26/05/2014 - 08:09
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30.3748
longitude: 
130.959

Japan: Preparing for launch of ALOS-2

ALOS-2 be capable of observing day and night

Japan's next generation Earth Observation satellite ALOS-2 will be launched from Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center on 24 May 2014.

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Thu, 20/03/2014 - 08:31
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30.4141
longitude: 
130.901

Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) status update

NASA and JAXA launched their joint GPM mission

The GPM Core Observatory is continuing its pre-programmed course and is communicating with the GPM Mission Operations Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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Fri, 28/02/2014 - 11:19

Weather Forecasting: USA and Japan to launch Precipitation Satellite in February

Artist concept of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite.

The American and the Japanese Space Agencies, NASA and JAXA, will jointly launch a new Earth Observation satellite in February, as was announced on 26 December 2013.

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Fri, 27/12/2013 - 09:41
latitude: 
30.4141
longitude: 
130.901

Flooding patters: Seeing wetlands in South Sudan from space

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (Jaxa) supplied remote sensing data to the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) to elaborate an up-to-date map of the Sudd, one of the larg

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Wed, 06/02/2013 - 12:34
latitude: 
7.79808
longitude: 
30.7617

ADRC: Booklet on space-based information for Tsunami Assessment

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian Disaster Reduction Centre), is in the process of producing the booklet "Considerations for effective use of space-based inform

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17

NASA's TRMM Satellite Sees Deadly Tornadic Thunderstorms in Southeastern U.S.

Tornadoes are expected to accompany severe storms in the springtime in the U.S., but this time of year they also usually happen.

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Mon, 21/11/2011 - 12:25
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33.303
longitude: 
-81.5515

Ocean Temperatures Can Predict Amazon Fire Season Severity

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Fri, 11/11/2011 - 10:07
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38.9968
longitude: 
-76.8487

Remote sensing based tech being introduced to forecast floods

An advanced level remote sensing based climate and flood warning technology is being introduced to upgrade flood management of Pakistan.

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Fri, 12/08/2011 - 16:51
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33.7182
longitude: 
73.0605