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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 (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite.

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Wed, 22/01/2014 - 15:00

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Wed, 01/22/2014

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

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Thu, 16/01/2014 - 11:09

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Thu, 01/16/2014

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

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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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Fri, 12/06/2013

Dominican Republic - National Training course

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The training course in Santo Domingo was co-organized by the National Emergency Commission in its role as coordinator of the National Council for

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13/05/2013 to 17/05/2013

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Remote Sensing in the Context of Floods

Trainers: 

UN-SPIDER, CATHALAC and IGAC

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Members of the Interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (EIGEO-GR)

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Following the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) conducted in January 2010 as well as the consequent Institutional Strenghtening Mission (ISM) in November 2011, the interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (Equipo de Información Geo-Espacial para Gestión de Riesgos - EIGEO-GR) was established in the Dominican Republic. It incorporates nearly 15 government ministries, agencies and university centers. EIGEO-GR is headed by a representative of the National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias).

The one-week training for EIGEO-GR members in Santo Domingo focused on the use of space-based information in case of floods. It comprised lectures as well as hands-on training using different data types and software packages.

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Sixth International Conference:Earth From Space:The Most Effective Solutions

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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6th International Conference: EARTH FROM SPACE: The Most Effective Solutions

 6th International Conference "Earth from Space" - the Most Effective Solutions" is a  wide platform for discussing the ways of space information development. Special attention will be drawn to the issues of access to satellite imagery data and near real-time satellite based monitoring services by the civil society in Russia and in the world.

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01/10/2013 to 03/10/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 15/09/2013

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Moscow

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Vatutinki Complex, Moscow

Event Organisers: 

ScanEx Research and Development Center (ScanEx R&D Center)
Transparent World NGO
Center for information Technologies Development (CJSC)

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Cloudless Atlas: Building a perfect map of the world

Italy cloudless - seen from space

The mapping startup MapBox is a platform that offers users to make custom maps based on open data like OpenStreetMap - free of charge for the standard and paid for premium options. With Cloudless Atlas, on 14 May 2013, they announced the release of "the World's Most Beautiful Map".

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Wed, 15/05/2013 - 09:47
Wed, 05/15/2013

Pakistan: Building flash flood resilience in mountainous regions

As flash floods hit Pakistan in February and caused damage over a wide area which also killed 29 people in various area in Peshawar, ICIMOD, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development and host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, tries to help communities in understand and adapt to the impact of human development and climate change.

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Mon, 11/03/2013 - 08:59

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Mon, 03/11/2013

CryoSat Third User Workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Image CryoSat

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51

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14

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12/03/2013 to 14/03/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 18/02/2013

Venue City: 

Dresden

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TU Dresden

Event Organisers: 

European Space Agency

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4th EARSeL Workshop on Education and Training

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

Remote sensing of the earth covers many topics that are significant for natural science disciplines in school and university curricula.

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41

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04/06/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 08/04/2013

Venue City: 

Matera, Italy

Venue: 

University of Basilicata, Matera, Italy

Event Organisers: 

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

Co-organisers: 

University of Basilicata

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