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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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Mon, 19/01/2015 - 11:31

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Surface Water and Ocean Topography satellite to be launched in 2020

NASA/Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales TOPEX/Poseidon oceanography satellite

The French Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) is developing the oceanography satellite SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography), that will incorporate unprecedented technological innovations to observe the ocean surface and underlying physical processes.

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Wed, 14/01/2015 - 10:07

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Japanese government to develop disposable disaster response satellite

Tsunami Damage near Ishinomaki, Japan March 15, 2011

The Japanese government is currently planning the development of an operationally responsive small observation satellite to be launched in case of a

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Tue, 13/01/2015 - 15:43

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36

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138
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Azerbaijan to use satellite data for seismic monitoring

Caucasus Mountains on the Azerbaijan border, November 9, 2008

The first telecommunication satellite Azerspace-1 will monitor the seismologic situation of Azerbaijan, which is located in a highly seismically active zone.

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Mon, 12/01/2015 - 09:43

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40

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UNESCO-IOC: Sharing Sea Level Data for Tsunami Warnings via Satellites

Sea Level Station installed by IOC in December 2013 in Jacmel, Haiti

It is well known: no single country can develop a basin-wide tsunami warning system. Therefore, the United Nations plays a major role in coordinating regional tsunami warning systems, and in ensuring that national capacities are strengthened to prepare for and cope with tsunamis.

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China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite launched

200th Long March rocket launches CBERS-4

The fifth cooperative mission between China and Brazil, CBERS (China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite), was launched at 03:26 UTC on Sunday 7 December 2014.

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Tue, 09/12/2014 - 11:37

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38

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IWG-SEM autumn meeting 2014 (Munich and web-based)

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Participating Organizations: DLR, EC-DG ENTR, ITHACA, AIT/Jaxa, EC-JRC, SERTIT, OOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS, World Bank

 

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25/12/2014

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Thu, 04/12/2014

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DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany

Franco-Haitian convention on satellite-based environmental monitoring signed

Satellite image of Haiti and the Greater Antilles

On 17 November 2014, the Convention on Satellite-based Environmental Monitoring in Haiti (SEAS-Haiti) was signed by representatives of France and of Haiti.

At the agreement's core is the implementation of a technological platform for sustainable environmental management in Haiti and the Caribbean, using satellite imagery for research, training, innovation and sustainable development.

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Thu, 20/11/2014 - 09:16

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19

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-72
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USGS: Launch of 3D Elevation Program

Image showing the accurate flood information provided by 3DEP's maps

The US Geological Survey (USGS), along with other government agencies and the private sector, recently launched the 3D

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Thu, 28/08/2014 - 14:11

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37

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-122
Thu, 08/28/2014

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IWG-SEM spring meeting 2014 (Munich)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Participating Organizations: SERTIT, ITHACA, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS, DLR-ZKI, EC-DG ENTR, DLR-ZKI

 

Date: 

20/05/2014 to 21/05/2014

Venue: 

DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany

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