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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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Thu, 04/10/2014

Regional Consultation Workshop on MODIS Products and Services for Regional Environmental Applications and Automated Forest Cover Monitoring for Hot Spots using LANDSAT data

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The knowledge on natural resources accounting to support subsistence livelihoods and environmental conservation is a critical and perennial need in theHindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region.

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10/04/2014 to 11/04/2014

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Kathmandu

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ICIMOD Headquarters

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ICIMOD

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ESA: Successful launch of the first mission of EU Copernicus Programme

ESA has successfully launched the first satellite for the Copernicus program – Sentinel 1. The 2.3 tonne satellite lifted off on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 21:02 GMT.

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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 06:48

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Fri, 04/04/2014

European Hyperspectral Seminar

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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European Hyperspectral Seminar is a 2.5 day seminar designed for engineers, scientists, and other remote sensing professionals who wish to become familiar with hyperspectral remote sensing technology.  You'll learn the basic physics of spectroscopy, the types of spectral sensors currently used by government and indust

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Training Requirements: 

A basic level of remote sensing knowledge is necessary to take advantage of what this seminar has to offer.

Date: 

12/05/2014 to 14/05/2014

Venue: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Venue City: 

Gilching

Event Organisers: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

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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 website and database with information on how climate change affects public health and infrastructure in the United States.

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Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:16

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Thu, 03/27/2014

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, as UN-SPIDER reported; many of them were deliberately set in order to clean the land. Although this is illegal, it is still a common practice in the region. NASA’s satellites Terra and Aqua monitor these fires from Space.

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 14:19

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Mon, 03/10/2014

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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Thu, 06/03/2014 - 10:49

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Thu, 03/06/2014

USAID Administrator visits ICIMOD

Satellite image of the Himalayan region

Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), visited UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal – the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) - to discuss the role of science and technology in monitoring the environment and in supporting the development of the region.

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Wed, 26/02/2014 - 12:38

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Wed, 02/26/2014

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. In Riau Province alone, the authorities located over 380 hotspots through satellite imagery from NASA's Terra and Aqua missions.

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Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:10

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101
Tue, 02/25/2014

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, Global Forest Watch.

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Mon, 24/02/2014 - 12:42
Mon, 02/24/2014

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