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GIO EMS: New European GMES mapping service publishes user guide

GMES, the European Earth Monitoring programme, has published a user guide to its new, free of charge emergency mapping service, the GMES Initial Operations Emergency Management Service (GIO EMS-Map

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Thu, 23/08/2012 - 09:50

UNOOSA activates International Charter for Earthquake in Iran

Iran Earthquake

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER has activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disaster to provide satellite imagery for the two strong earthquakes that occurred in Iran on 11 August 2012.

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 18:22
latitude: 
38.322
longitude: 
46.888

Geoscience Australia makes Landsat imagery freely available

Geoscience Australia (GA) will soon publish free satellite images in near real time.

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Tue, 24/07/2012 - 11:55

DigitalGlobe buys GeoEye

DigitalGlobe Inc has struck a deal to buy GeoEye Inc for $453 million, creating the world's largest provider of commercial satellite imagery.

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Tue, 24/07/2012 - 11:46

GeoEye-2: GeoEye's next generation

GeoEye's next-generation imaging system, GeoEye-2 has been delivered to its operator in California, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.

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Wed, 11/04/2012 - 08:27

Timely Upgrade of Weather Information Systems

The United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with funding support from the U.S.

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Tue, 21/02/2012 - 16:29
latitude: 
-17.7134
longitude: 
178.065

Philippines: Geo-hazard maps go public

The Philippine government has made geo-hazard maps, which outline areas prone to natural disasters, publicly available in a bid to reduce vulnerability at community level.

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:03
latitude: 
14.5995
longitude: 
120.984

Faster satellite data for more GMES users

Broader and improved access to satellite data is boosting the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme.

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Thu, 13/10/2011 - 15:04

The use of satellite imagery to multi-event and event-specific flood hazard mapping

In recent years flood management has shifted from protection against floods to managing the risks of floods (European Flood risk directive).

RIT researchers help map tsunami and earthquake damage in Japan

Japan needs maps.

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:32
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253