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National Hurricane Center: Decisive tools for storm surge preparedness

Forecast map of wind for Hurricane Arthur

Some days before Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina coast on 4 July 2014, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) posted a forecast map on their web site, enhancing preparedness for the storm surge

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/07/2014 - 13:16
latitude: 
25.7549
longitude: 
-80.3836

India: Creating a digital map of Kerala's coast

Aerial view of Indian coasts, acquired on 5 October 2009.

Kerala Port Department, India, announced that a digital map of its entire coastline will be created before 2015.

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Thu, 26/06/2014 - 10:21
latitude: 
9.92696
longitude: 
76.2591

Google buys satellite image provider Skybox

Google wants to buy Skybox

Google is buying Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 11/06/2014 - 13:54
latitude: 
37.4249
longitude: 
-122.095

Colombia: Estimating and mapping landslides and floods

Location of the Phase II, Eastern Zone Jurisdiction CORANTIOQUIA – COLOMBIA.

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia (IGAC) has entered the second phase of the project "Estimating and Mapping threats by Landslide and flood events with the use of geospatial

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 28/08/2013 - 09:02
latitude: 
4.63914
longitude: 
-74.08

Togolese Department of the National Cartography and the Cadastre (DCNC)

DCNC is the responsible national mapping authority in Togo.

Contact: Mr Kofi Dakey

Direction Générale de la Cartographie (DGC)

Myanmar Department of Geological Survey & Mineral Exploration Ministry of Mines

The Department of Geological Survey & Mineral Exploration Ministry of Mines is a Division of the Ministry of Mines of Burma and carries out research in geological and mineral resources.

Dominican Military Cartographic Institute (ICM)

RSO CATHALAC develops forest cover map of Belize

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for th

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Thu, 09/08/2012 - 07:48

Geoscience Australia facilitates disaster-risk management skills

Geoscience Australia is engaging in capacity building for disaster-risk management in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Mon, 06/08/2012 - 14:07

Maps for Disaster Management to be released by December

The Sri Lankan Disaster Management Centre (DMC) will release the latest hazard maps in December.

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Fri, 03/08/2012 - 11:02