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UNESCO-IOC: Sharing Sea Level Data for Tsunami Warnings via Satellites

Sea Level Station installed by IOC in December 2013 in Jacmel, Haiti

It is well known: no single country can develop a basin-wide tsunami warning system. Therefore, the United Nations plays a major role in coordinating regional tsunami warning systems, and in ensuring that national capacities are strengthened to prepare for and cope with tsunamis.

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UN-SPIDER and the UNESCO-IOC TRATE Project

Under the umbrella of the TRATE project, Dr. Juan Carlos Villagran de Leon of the UN-SPIDER Bonn Office has been contributing with other experts to update UNESCO-IOC guidelines on “Tsunami Risk Assessment and Mitigation for the Indian Ocean”. These guidelines had been elaborated and published in 2009.

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5th Digital Earth Summit

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From publically available satellite images such as LANDSAT to the creation of digital globes, the tools researchers and students use to visualize the Earth have changed dramatically over the last several decades. Working to further this shift is the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE).

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09/11/2014 to 11/11/2014

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Sat, 09/08/2014

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WINC Aichi, Nagoya, JAPAN

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Nagoya

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CHUBU University, ISDE.

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Digital Earth Community of Japan

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/14: Space Technologies in the United Nations

Global Space Applications Conference

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This Conference will provide an excellent introduction cutting-edge satellite-based applications. The panel represents the global satellite-based services stakeholders community - presentatives of the major space agencies,industry, governments, academia and NGOs. The programm enables in depth discussion of experiences, ideas, roadmaps and future opportunities for usage of satellite-based applications.

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02/06/2014 to 04/06/2014

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Paris

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UNESCO Headquarters

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UNESCO, International Astronautical Federation

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UNESCO, International Astronautical Federation

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Remote sensing based tech being introduced to forecast floods

An advanced level remote sensing based climate and flood warning technology is being introduced to upgrade flood management of Pakistan. The project will help build the capacity of Pakistan Meteorological Department and other agencies responsible for flood forecasting, early warning and management at the national, provincial and district levels, a senior official said here on Friday.

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New UNESCO project aims to improve early warning for floods in Pakistan

As part of its efforts to help Pakistan tackle natural disasters, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and partners have launched a project to upgrade the

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UN-SPIDER at ENHANS International Workshop “Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa”

The Extreme Natural Hazards And Societal Implications (ENHANS) International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and

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Fri, 04/02/2011 - 12:31

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The International Workshop on "Application of GIS and Rs in Water Resources Management"

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GIS applications allow users to create interactive queries, analyze spatial information, edit

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19/12/2010 to 22/12/2010

ENHANS International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa, Pretoria, 17-20 January 2011

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The Pretoria Workshop will analyse major topics related to extreme natural events and

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17/01/2011 to 20/01/2011

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Pretoria

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