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Satellite data help assess historic volcanic eruption in Cabo Verde

Image of Cabo Verde collected for NASA's Global Volcanism Program 12 June 2009

The German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ is currently conducting research to better assess the evolution of the largest and most damaging eruption on the archipelago of the Cabo Verde Islands of the last 60 years, which started on 23 November 2014.

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Malaysia: New Flood Mitigation Research Centre

Satellite image of Malaysia captured on 05/05/2006

On 16 January 2014, the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced the establishment of a new Centre of Excellence for Research on

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Using remotely sensed thermal images for extreme heat events

Different spatial resolution of MODIS compared to Landsat.

Researchers from the Institute for Research on Social Issues and the Center for Urban Health of Indiana and Purdue University at Indianapolis recently published a study showing major advantages in using remote sensing assets for extreme heat vulnerability studies.

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NASA: Launch of the new Mid-Atlantic Coastal Resiliency Institute

NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility launch MACRI on 9 June 2014

On 9 June 2014 NASA launched their new Mid-Atlantic Coastal Resiliency Institute (MACRI) at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

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The University of New Hampshire, Coastal Response Research Center (CRRC)

The Coastal

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International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

The mission of the IRI is to enhance society’s capability to understand, anticipate and manage the impacts of climate in order to improve human welfare and the environment, especially in developing countries. The IRI conducts this mission through strategic and applied research, education, capacity building, and by providing forecasts and information products with an emphasis on practical and verifiable utility and partnership.

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Qatar plans a digital archive for GIS data

Image from ISS of Doha

Qatar University’s Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) Unit at Environmental Studies Centre has started the preparations for launching a digital archive for its collection of satellite imagery, aerial p

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France will release archived SPOT data to public

Satellite imagery from SPOT satellites free available

The French government has announced to release free of charge satellite images from its Spot optical

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Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)

Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1980.

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Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems/ George Mason University (CSISS-GMU)

The Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) is an interdisciplinary research center chartered by the provost and affiliated with the College of Science at George Mason University. CSISS currently operates Laboratory for Advanced Information Technology and Standards (LAITS).

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