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USA: New website with data on climate change effects and floods

Map of rainfalls during Sandy

The White House is currently working with NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and different technology companies to create a webs

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Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:16
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Indonesia: Sumatra is covered with haze from ongoing fires

satellite image of fires in Indonesia

Since February, many fires have broken out on the Sumatra peninsula in Indonesia,

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 14:19
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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 Earth Observation data archive as part of the country’s contribution to the Global Earth O

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Thu, 06/03/2014 - 10:49
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USAID Administrator visits ICIMOD

Satellite image of the Himalayan region

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Wed, 26/02/2014 - 12:38
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Indonesia: Aqua and Terra satellites locate nearly 530 fire hotspots in Sumatra

Satellite images help detect fires in Indonesia

NASA’s satellites detected over 500 hotspots of forest, plantation and peatland fires across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:10
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Satellite technology to help fight Deforestation

Satellite image of deforestation in Brazil

The World Resources Institute, with Google and 40 other global partners, launched a website last week that helps monitor forests,

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Mon, 24/02/2014 - 12:42

NASA publishes satellite images of wildfires in Australia

The bushfire in Grampians National Park burned 43,000 hectares (106,000 acres)

This image of intense bushfires in and around Grampians National Park in western Victoria, Australia, was captured from Space on 17 January by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MOD

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Wed, 22/01/2014 - 15:00
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Satellite images show the Great Lakes in Canada covered with ice

NASA's satellite Aqua captured this MODIS natural color image of lake Erie
MODIS infrared image of Lake Erie in Canada showing the ice cover

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired these images on January 9, 2014.

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Thu, 16/01/2014 - 11:09
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42.0669
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Satellite images show the vulnerability of the Arab region to climate change

Landsat satellite shows the vanishing wetlands in the Arab Region

"The Arab Region: Atlas of Our Changing Environment" recently released by the United Nations Environ

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Mon, 13/01/2014 - 14:45
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Using space technology to monitor flooding in Thailand

Severe flooding affected large stretches of Thailand’s Chao Phraya River

The South Asia region is especially prone to flooding. Annually, flooding takes hundred of lives and causes damages in tens of billions US dollars.

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Fri, 06/12/2013 - 14:00
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