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USA and UAE Space Agency announce bilateral space cooperation

UAE from Space (Image: NASA)

From 16 to 20 March 2015, officials from several departments and agencies of the United States of America and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency met in Washington D.C. to review a broad list of potential areas of space cooperation.

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Tue, 24/03/2015 - 08:33

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US: New portal featuring open data for disaster response and recovery

Hurricane Irene reaching New York City on 28 August 2011

Acknowledging that technology can play a key role in enhancing

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Mon, 05/01/2015 - 09:28

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USGS: Launch of 3D Elevation Program

Image showing the accurate flood information provided by 3DEP's maps

The US Geological Survey (USGS), along with other government agencies and the private sector, recently launched the 3D

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Thu, 28/08/2014 - 14:11

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New app connects local disaster response resources with open data

DAAD Application allows to share resources and request assistance.

The US company Appallicious released on 29 July 2014 the Disaster Assessment and Assistance Dashboard (DAAD), a new cloud-based app that can organize real-time

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Thu, 31/07/2014 - 11:47

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Landsat 8: Increased acquisition rates with up to 700 scenes per day

Granite outcrops in Yosemite National Park captured by Landsat 8 on April 2014

The United States Earth Observation satellite Landsat 8 has recently seen a high increase in acquisition rates. On average, 700 scenes per day have been acquired (compared to 550 images per day before June 2014). 

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Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:01

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NASA satellites captures wildfires in USA and Canada

The image captured by MODIS shows dozens of wildfires in Canada

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured dozens of wildfires in Canada and the northwestern United States. Actively burning areas, detected by the thermal bands on MODIS, are outlined in red. Forests appear dark green.

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Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:29

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Report: Natural hazards in the USA in 2013

Satellite picture of the wild fire and Yosemite National Park.

A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most significant disasters that struck the United States in 2013 and an analysis of the potential risks and changes in natural hazards that are expected in 2014 with regards to

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Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:35

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US National Drought Mitigation Center

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal

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GNSS: UK drops efforts to patent satellite signals

The United States and United Kingdom announced on January 17, 2013 that the British government would end efforts to obtain patent or intellectual property (IP) rights related to GPS, as InsideGNSS reported.

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Fri, 01/18/2013

NASA satellites show "hot towers" of Hurricane Isaac

Two hours before Hurricane Isaac made landfall on 28 August 2012, a satellite orbiting hundreds of miles above the storm used a radar instrument to map its inner structure. The instrument on the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) observed two extremely tall complexes of thunderheads called hot towers in the eyewall, a sign that the storm was strengthening.

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Mon, 17/09/2012 - 11:10

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