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Tracking Supertyphoon Neoguri from Space

Super typhoon Neoguri seen from space.

In early July 2014, Super Typhoon Neoguri has been heavily affecting Japan. Neoguri developed from tropical storm into a super typhoon over the first week of July.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 09/07/2014 - 17:33
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

DLR Radar Satellites trace Settlement Patterns

The vertical structures of building reflect the satellite radar signals

Scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) recently developed a satellite-based map of human settlements, with a precision currently unparalleled by other global surveys.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:33
latitude: 
48.0863
longitude: 
11.2797

Predicting droughts with data from ESA's SMOS satellite

satellite images help to predict drought and crop yield

The European Space Agency’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission was orginally designed to deliver information on water cycles.

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Fri, 23/05/2014 - 12:23

Dubai Sat-2 is operational

satellite image of Dubai

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) of the United Arab Emirates announced that their DubaiSat-2 Earth Observation satellite is in orbit and fully operational.

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Fri, 25/04/2014 - 10:33
latitude: 
25.0477
longitude: 
55.1817

Solomon Islands: International Charter and Sentinel Asia provide maps and imagery for flood response

satellite image of flood affected areas in the Solomon islands

The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 5 April by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UN ESCAP and UN OCHA in the Solomon Islands due to heavy rainfall which caused flash flood

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 09/04/2014 - 10:56
latitude: 
-9.43038
longitude: 
159.948

ASAL: Remote Sensing for locust infestation in Algeria and Mauritania

Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the North-East of Mauritan
Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the region of Illizi (Alge
Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the region of Illizi

Within the framework of its collaboration with the Algerian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) - host

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 28/03/2014 - 08:33
latitude: 
26.5094
longitude: 
8.47327

UCLA geographers create a new way to measure river flows

New measurements method t suppliement flood warning systems

A team of geographers at University of California have developed a new approach to measure river flows from outer space.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:57
latitude: 
34.0522
longitude: 
-118.244

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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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 10:49
latitude: 
48.8566
longitude: 
2.35222

Image Analysis for Natural Disaster Response

Basic Information
Date: 
04/03/2014
Event Organisers: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Additional Information: 

The dates for the webinar differ for the different languages.

The Webinar in English will be held 14:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 4 March 2014; there is also special application website.

The Webinar in German will be held 11:00 (GMT) on Thursday 6 March 2014; there is also special application website.

The Webinar in Italian will be held 15:00 (GMT) on Thursday 6 March 2014; there is also special application webseite.

The Webinar in French will be held 11:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 4 March 2014; there is also special application website.

The webinar is designed to help you understand how ENVI image analysis software can be used to:

Space-based information applied to tackle wildfires

2013 fire season in Portugal will be remembered as one of the worst since 1940

Wildfires remain a serious problem, presenting often-dramatic impacts that can only be minimized through a smart combination of technology, political decision and willingness to accept changes.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 22/11/2013 - 09:48
latitude: 
41.4041
longitude: 
-7.00928