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GRACE satellite shows groundwater loss in US

Map of the groundwater deficit based on GRACE data

In a new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, several maps combining data from the satellites of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 25/07/2014 - 18:00
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39.2343
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-107.415

IGARSS 2014 - 35th Symposium on Remote Sensing

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 13/07/2014
Venue City: 
Quebec City
Basic Information
Date: 
13/07/2014 - 18/07/2014
Venue: 
THE QUÉBEC CITY CONVENTION CENTRE
Venue Country: 
Quebec
Event Organisers: 

IEEE, GRSS, Canadian Remote Sensing Society, CSA-ASC, NASA,

Language of event: 
English

Topics will include Earth observation for Arctic research, Earth observation for renewable energy, energy budgets and modeling, future satellite programs, global environmental change, international

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46.8033
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-71.2428

47th annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 06/08/2014
Venue City: 
San Francisco
Basic Information
Date: 
15/12/2014 - 19/12/2014
Venue: 
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA 94103
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

AGU (American Geophysical Union),

Co-organisers: 

Florida Institute of Technology, NASA Langley Research Center, Georgia Tech, Winthrop University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Delaware, USDA, University of California Santa Cruz, University of Montana, City College of New York.

Language of event: 
English

The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders from around the

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37.7749
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-122.419

UN/Mexico Symposium on Basic Space Technology: "Making Space Technology Accessible and Affordable"

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 10/07/2014
Venue City: 
Ensenada, Baja California
Basic Information
Date: 
20/10/2014 - 23/10/2014
Venue: 
Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)
Venue Country: 
Mexico
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA),

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE),

Mexican Space Agency

Co-organisers: 

United Nations General Assembly

Language of event: 
English

The mission of the UN/Mexico Symposium is to enhance access to space application tools for sustainable development through building capacity in basic space technology.

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31.8667
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-116.596

European Space Agency (ESA)

Satellites help scientists and first responders to track fires around the globe

Satellites help scientists and first responders to track fires around the globe

For more than a decade Earth-observing satellites have been scanning the surface of our planet searching for fires while scientists combine their space-based data to predict crucial fire behavior a

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 12/08/2013 - 16:22
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39.5501
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-105.782

UNOOSA holds workshop on Space Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits

On 12 to 16 November 2012, UNOOSA organized the Workshop "Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits" in Santiago de Chile, Chile.

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Wed, 28/11/2012 - 10:22

UNOOSA holds Nano-Satellite Symposium in Japan

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in cooperation with the University of Tokyo held the United Nations/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium in Nagoya, Japan, from 10 to 13 October

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Mon, 29/10/2012 - 08:01

Don’t fail to prepare: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

Highly Specialized Seminars "Eugene P. Wigner": Earthquakes Early Warning from Space

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Erice
Basic Information
Date: 
21/10/2012 - 24/10/2012
Venue: 
Centro "Ettore Majorana", Erice
Venue Country: 
Italy
Event Organisers: 

University of Perugia

Co-organisers: 

Italian Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Research Sicilian Regional Government

Language of event: 
English

Persons wishing to attend the Seminar are requested to write to: