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China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite launched

200th Long March rocket launches CBERS-4

The fifth cooperative mission between China and Brazil, CBERS (China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite), was launched at 03:26 UTC on Sunday 7 December 2014.

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Tue, 09/12/2014 - 11:37

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Tue, 12/09/2014

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IRS satellite data: New agreement between India and Brazil

The Indian RESOURCESAT-2 provides remote sensing data

At the sidelines of the Sixth BRICS Summit, India and Brazil signed an agreement on 16 July 2014 which will facilitate Brazilian earth stations to receive and process data from Indian Remote Sensing satellites (IRS), as Geospatial World reported.

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Fri, 18/07/2014 - 08:34

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Fri, 07/18/2014

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Brazil: International Charter activated for flooding in Rio grande do Sul

Aerial view of Rio grande do Sul during a previous flood occurred in 2009

On 4 July 2014, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian

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Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:50

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Tue, 07/08/2014

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International Charter activated for flooding in Southern Brazil

Image of Parana River Flood Plane

On 14 June 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 13:41

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Tue, 06/17/2014

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Brazil: Satellite measures record rain floods

Satellite imagery shows extreme rainfall in Brazil

December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil. By December, 27 at least seven cities have set new records for the most rain received during a single month, according to the Brazil’s National Meteorology Institute (INMET). The city of Aimores, in the state of Minas Gerais, received more than 400 percent of the average December rainfall.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:13

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Tue, 01/07/2014

Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event - JURSE 2013

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The biannual international 'Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event' (JURSE) reaches for the first time South America, demonstrating the world-wide reach of this scientific field, dedicated to explore cutting-edge themes in urban remote sensing with respect to the Information Technology and Geoscience. JURSE 2013 is designed to be a forum of excellence where a selected group of researchers, practitioners, and students will present and discuss their latest findings and results.

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21/04/2013 to 23/04/2013

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Thu, 31/01/2013

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Maksoud Plaza Hotel

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Sao Paulo

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Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

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Remote Sensing: NASA and USGS present Pecora Award

NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) presented the 2012 William T. Pecora awards for achievement in earth remote sensing to Gilberto Camara of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research and Leung Tsang of the University of Washington in Seattle.

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 15:18
Fri, 12/07/2012

Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised

Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA satellites, finds a strong correlation between sea surf

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:52

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In multi-county disaster simulation: ‘Damage … is widespread’

Brazil — As the state’s largest natural

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Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:21

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