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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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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

Training: Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 19/08/2013
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
02/09/2013 - 06/09/2013
Venue: 
Sportsview Hotel, Kasarani
Venue Country: 
Kenya
Event Organisers: 

Indepth Research Services (IRES)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is targeted at participants who require knowledge and skills on the use of GIS and RS in their organization for disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction, Early Warning.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

The training is designed for participants with reasonable reading and understanding skills in English. It is an advantage, but not a prerequisite, that the participants have prior knowledge in Diasaster Risk Management and a basic working knowledge in GIS and Remote Sensing technologies. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

Training Tuition: 
930.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

Accommodation is arranged upon request but not included in the tuition fee.

Human population growth and rapid urbanization coupled with climate change are causing increased vulnerability of communities exposed to hazardous events all over the world.

latitude: 
-1.22784
longitude: 
36.9057

Big data: Satellite Image delivered in only 11 Minutes

Screenshot of the satellite image delivered in only 11 minutes.

DMCii (DMC International Imaging Ltd) and long-term partner Spacemetric, have successfully delivered an image from satellite to end-user in just 11 minutes, as part of a demonstration at the Europe

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 12/06/2013 - 12:42
latitude: 
41.8929
longitude: 
12.4825

ESA launches Earth Observation app event

10 app developers will be invited to the ESA App Camp

Following the success of last year’s first ever App Camp organised by ESA, 20 app developers from all over Europe will be invited once again to ESA’s ESRIN centre in Frascati, Italy, on

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Fri, 15/02/2013 - 08:04
latitude: 
41.8085
longitude: 
12.6761

GeoEye partners up with Fugro

GeoEye satellite image showing the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

The satellite imagery provider GeoEye announced an agreement with Fugro for online imagery dissemination through Fugro World, Fugro's global portal for delivery of data and solutions.

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Thu, 13/09/2012 - 08:00