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
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.
Geoscience Australia (GA) will soon publish free satellite images in near real time.
DigitalGlobe Inc has struck a deal to buy GeoEye Inc for $453 million, creating the world's largest provider of commercial satellite imagery.
GeoEye's next-generation imaging system, GeoEye-2 has been delivered to its operator in California, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
The United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with funding support from the U.S.
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.
Broader and improved access to satellite data is boosting the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme.
In recent years flood management has shifted from protection against floods to managing the risks of floods (European Flood risk directive).
Japan needs maps.
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