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Hurricane Sandy: Polar-orbiting satellites were key in pinpointing landfall

According to a new study by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), the NOAA forecasts of Hurricane Sandy’s track could have been hundreds of miles off without informa

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Fri, 14/12/2012 - 08:17

SMERST 2013: Social Media and Semantic Technologies in Emergency Response

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15/04/2013 - 16/04/2013
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick
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United Kingdom
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University of Warwick

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This conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in Emergency Response and Humanitarian Disasters who are interested in Social Media and/or Semantic Technologies.


How Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellites tracked Sandy

ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission showed its versatility by capturing unique measurements of Hurricane Sandy, that hit the Caribbean and northeastern US in late October 20

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Wed, 14/11/2012 - 10:36

International Charter activated for Hurricane Sandy

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in the context of Hurricane Sandy - the largest Atlantic tropical storm system on record.

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Tue, 13/11/2012 - 11:27