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Earth Observation of night time lights for flood risk management

River Nile and its Delta hosting two of the biggest cities in Egypt

Flood is one of the most common geohazards, which also costs most devastation to society.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 19/03/2014 - 15:10
latitude: 
44.4949
longitude: 
11.3426

Indonesia: Sumatra is covered with haze from ongoing fires

satellite image of fires in Indonesia

Since February, many fires have broken out on the Sumatra peninsula in Indonesia,

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 14:19
latitude: 
-0.589724
longitude: 
101.343

Monitoring Killer Mice From Space

The risk of deadly hantavirus outbreaks in people can be predicted months ahead of time by using satellite images to monitor surges in vegetation that boost mouse populations, a University of Utah

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 21/02/2011 - 12:49
latitude: 
-111.094
longitude: 
39.321

SERVIR

The SERVIR mechanism is a joint venture between NASA and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that integrates satellite observations, ground-based data and forec

Satellites Help Measure Earth's Water

Scientists say they've used satellite data to measure for the first time the amount of water that rises and falls in the Amazon River floodplain each year.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 09/08/2010 - 11:08
latitude: 
39.9612
longitude: 
-82.9988

Satellite Observations Help Assess Future Earthquake Risk in Haiti

According to the new data, the earthquake rupture did not reach the surface which is unusual for an earthquake this size.

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Wed, 10/02/2010 - 14:43
latitude: 
18.457
longitude: 
-72.533