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UCLA geographers create a new way to measure river flows

New measurements method t suppliement flood warning systems

A team of geographers at University of California have developed a new approach to measure river flows from outer space.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:57
latitude: 
34.0522
longitude: 
-118.244

From ground to growth: Can Africa's hidden water resource help secure future agricultural growth and food security

Basic Information
Date: 
21/03/2014
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Overseas Development Institute

Language of event: 
English

Twelve months ago a paper on Africa’s water resources made t

Water, food, energy, climate: Smart solutions for 2050

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
London
Basic Information
Date: 
31/03/2014
Venue: 
Royal Institution of Great Britain
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Intelligence Squared

Language of event: 
English

The world’s population is exploding at a rate of 80 million

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51.5085
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-0.125487

Adaptation frontiers: conference on European climate change adaptation research and practice

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Lisbon
Basic Information
Date: 
10/03/2014 - 12/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Portugal
Event Organisers: 

Climate Impacts Research and Response Coordination for a Larger Europe, University of Lisbon (CIRCLE 2)

Language of event: 
English

The objective of this final CIRCLE conference is

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38.7223
longitude: 
-9.13934

Fifth Africa Water Week

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Dakar
Basic Information
Date: 
26/05/2014 - 30/05/2014
Venue Country: 
Senegal
Event Organisers: 

African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW)

African Union (AU)

 

Main host:

Senegal - Government, Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation

Language of event: 
English

Convened by AMCOW, Africa Water Week is the biggest platform for r

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14.7645
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-17.366

Crowdsourcing: Mapping water depth from vessels

Satellite image of UK and Ireland

Teamsurv, an innovative project funded from the UK European Satellite Navigation Competition as well as from the European Community's Seventh Framework Program

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:37
latitude: 
50.1901
longitude: 
-0.395508

Second Meeting of the Global Network of Basins working on Climate Change Adaptation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 03/02/2014
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
13/02/2014 - 14/02/2014
Venue: 
Palais des Nations
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Switzerland

Federal Environment Agency (BAFU), Switzerland

International Network of Basin Organizations

Language of event: 
English
UNECE world water day logo

The second meeting of the global network of basins working on climate change adaptation, which is organized in the framework of the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Water

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46.1984
longitude: 
6.1423

6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 19/07/2014
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
01/09/2014 - 10/09/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and disaster risk reduct

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13.7279
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100.524

ArcSWAT (Texas A&M University)

Software type: 
Extension
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Latest release (year): 
2012
Is extension for: 
ArcGIS
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
HDF
File types: 
shp
File types: 
txt
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Flood
Hazard: 
Mass Movement

Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources

Sudan government has embarked on a process at the national level to develop a policy and strategic plan to give clarity and direction, and ascribes accountability for water, sanitation and hygiene