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DigitalGlobe: Community to help map damage in Vanuatu through Tomnod

Tomnod calls for crowdsourcing volunteers to help map Vanuatu (Image: Tomnod)

DigitalGlobe's Tomnod programme is asking its crowdsourcing volunteers to map the damage caused by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.

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Wed, 25/03/2015 - 12:18

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Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery

Artist's image of the Landsat-8 over Earth (Image: NASA)

Customers of Amazon Web Services will have free access to over 85,000 satellite images provided by Landsat 8. This offer will set the stage for new types of geographically-oriented cloud applications.

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Mon, 23/03/2015 - 08:35

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Mon, 03/23/2015

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World Natural Disasters (Flood & Earthquake) Prevention Conference 2015

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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14

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19/05/2015 to 20/05/2015

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Shangri-La Hotel

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Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand

Event Organisers: 

Red Carpet Events Pte Ltd

Co-organisers: 

Events Actually Singapore

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Satellite imagery can support searches for lost aircrafts and ships

Land monitoring satellites could support the search for lost planes and ships (Image: NASA)

A new concept for detecting lost aircrafts and ships lost in the oceans has been introduced by a team of researchers of the Leicester University in cooperation with the New Zealand Defence Technology Agency and Surrey-based DMC International.

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Wed, 04/02/2015 - 10:28

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Wed, 02/04/2015

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Satellite imagery and human geography data to be used to combat Ebola

Map showing Ebola outbreak in Freetown, Sierra Leone

The United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has recently released a series of satellite imagery and human geography data sets in order to contribute to combat the Ebola crisis in western Africa. The images are Image City Map™ products, derived from DigitalGlobe data sets.

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Mon, 12/01/2015 - 09:51

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39

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Mon, 01/12/2015

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ESA announces the beginning of Sentinel-1A operational life

Flood delineation map provided by Sentinel-1A

The European Copernicus Programme's first satellite Sentinel-1A has officially entered the operational phase on 6 October. Sentinel data are available to all users.

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Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:59

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50

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Fri, 10/10/2014

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Dataset of the month: USGS's Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS)

HDDS Explorer (USGS)

In case of a disaster, immediate access to relevant information can save lifes.

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September 2014 dataset of the month: HDDS
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Viet Nam to boost use of satellite technology for agriculture

Vegitation Map of Mekong Delta

Viet Nam’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Le Quoc Doanh, announced last week plans for Viet Nam to use remote sensing technology in order to boost crop production in the Red River and Mekong River Deltas and to expand the project to include the monitoring of water and forest resources.  

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Mon, 04/08/2014 - 12:50

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14

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Mon, 08/04/2014

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Google Earth Engine (Google)

Satellite images show high agricultural productivity in the US

Satellite images to track vegetation

Satellite sensor data show that the crops in the Midwest region of the United States have highest photosynthetic activity, compared to other agricultural regions.

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 15:16

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43

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-89
Thu, 04/10/2014

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