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International Charter activated for an oil spill off the coast of Viet Nam

Satellite picture of Vietnam (Image: Wikipedia)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for an oil spill off the coast of Viet Nam. The mechanism was activated by the Asian

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Thu, 12/03/2015 - 11:39

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BSEE and NOAA offer Arctic oil spill response mapping tool

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States offer an Environmental

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Tue, 28/08/2012 - 11:29
Tue, 08/28/2012

Small But Agile Proba-1 Reaches 10 Years in Orbit

A good photographer needs agility. So it is with ESA microsatellite Proba-1, which turns in space to capture terrestrial targets. Celebrating its tenth birthday this week, Proba-1's unique images are used by hundreds of scientific teams worldwide.

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Tue, 25/10/2011 - 10:53

Monitoring the Gulf Coast Oil Spill - UPDATED 05/05/2010

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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Thu, 29/04/2010 - 11:02

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UAE anticipates lift-off for first satellite

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch its first earth-observation satellite this month (July) with the aim of aiding numerous development goals. EIAST plans to use the satellite to boost research in four areas: fog forecasting, sandstorm prediction, monitoring water in the Gulf and improving the clarity of received satellite pictures. It also hopes that DubaiSat-1 will help detect and monitor pollution such as oil spills (Lifted from SciDev Net).

 

 

 

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Fri, 24/07/2009 - 16:23

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