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Turkey: New Geoportal launched

The city of Izmir, Turkey, as observed by RASAT in 2011

Turkey has launched Gezgin Geoportal, an online portal making available detailed imagery of the country from the Turkish RASAT satellite, as the Publishing Information

Publishing Date: 
Thu, 21/08/2014 - 11:37
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39.9208
longitude: 
32.8541

Turkey set to launch national satellite programme

Ankara, Turkey as seen from the ISS

Following the successful launch of the 4B Satellite earlier in the year, Turkey is set to open a satellite manufacturing and testing center later this month at the Akinci Air Force Base in Ankara.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 05/08/2014 - 15:49
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39.9208
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32.8541

Türksat

Türksat is the only communications satellite operator in Turkey.

Integrated drought management workshop for Turkey

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Ankara
Basic Information
Date: 
04/03/2014 - 06/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Turkey
Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Language of event: 
English

Integrated Drought Management Workshop for Turkey [Ankara, AGM/CLPA/CLW]

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39.9208
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32.8541

Turkey to launch Earth Observation Satellite

The launch of Turkey's Earth Observation Satellite Göktürk-2 is scheduled for 19 December 2012, 18:13 Turkey time.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 12/12/2012 - 16:05

Turkey - Expert Mission

Dates: 
Mon, 13/09/2010 - Sat, 18/09/2010
Advisory Mission Facts
Institutions visited: 
Main Hazards: 
Drought
Main Hazards: 
Earthquake
Mission details
<p>Taking advantage of the United Nations/ Turkey/ European Space Agency Workshop on &ldquo;Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits&rdquo; which was conducted in Istanbul, UN-SPIDER carried out an Expert Mission to Ankara to discuss additional activities and efforts including the potential establishment of a Regional Support Office (RSO) by Turksat and the conduction of a UN-SPIDER regional workshop for Western Asia.</p>
Host Institution: 
Turksat
Mission Expert: 
Yusuf S. Hascicek, UN-SPIDER.
Mission Profile: 
<p>The mission included several meetings with high ranking officers from Turksat to discuss issues related to the potential RSO, with the Rector of Akdeniz University and with the Director General of Antalya TecknoPark regarding the organization of a Western-Asia Cooperation Meeting together with Akdeniz University.
Mission Outcome: 
<p>The mission allowed UN-SPIDER to strengthen its links with Turksat, with Akdeniz University and with Antalya TecknoPark. The mission also allowed UN-SPIDER to continue discussions on the proposal for Turksat to establish a Regional Support Office and for Turksat and Akdeniz University to co-organize with UN-SPIDER the tentative Western-Asia Cooperation Meeting.</p>

Turkey

Turkish State Meteorological Service (TSMS)

Contact Person
Mr Fatih Demir
Tel: +90312 302 26 19
Email: fdemir@dmi.gov.tr

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39.9721
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32.8613

United Nations/Turkey/European Space Agency Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits

Basic Information
Date: 
14/09/2010 - 17/09/2010

United Nations/Turkey/European Space Agency

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41.0124
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28.9759