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UN-SPIDER Updates March 2018

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Fri, 13/04/2018
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UN-SPIDER Updates February 2018

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Wed, 14/03/2018
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UN-SPIDER February 2018 Updates

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New tool for global severe index allows climate community to assess meteorological drought by terrestrial water storage

A new technique has been developed to help mitigate the effects of drought. The satellite-based drought severity index (DSI) has been created using terrestrial water storage changes from the Gravity

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Wed, 11/04/2018 - 13:53

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New geospatial dataset helps assess early signs of drought risks worldwide

Soil erosion due to droughts

The near real-time assessment of drought risks is crucial to enhance food security in vulnerable regions around the world. SERVIR, a joint venture of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), now provides a worldwide dataset for the Evaporative Stress Index (ESI), to analyse and visualize vegetation stress on a weekly basis and at a

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Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:39

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Step by step: Drought monitoring using the Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) in Python

On this page, we provide a Python version of the step-by-step procedure for drought mapping using the Vegetation Condition Index (VCI). The Jupyter Notebook (.ipynb) below can be downloaded by clicking on the menu icon (three horizontal lines below) and selecting "Download Notebook".

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Step by step: Drought monitoring using the Standard Vegetation Index (SVI) in Python

On this page, we provide a Python version of the step-by-step procedure for drought mapping using the Standard Vegetation Index (SVI). The Jupyter Notebook (.ipynb) below can be downloaded by clicking on the menu icon (three horizontal lines below) and selecting "Download Notebook".

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Sri Lanka - National Training Course

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UN-SPIDER Updates September 2017

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Mon, 16/10/2017
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EvVIDENz workshop, 21-22 September 2017

The project on Earth Observation Based Information Products for Drought Risk Reduction at the National Level (EvIDENz) conducted a workshop from 21 to 22 September at the United Nations Campus in Bonn to present its mid-term results. The event brought together project partners, scientists, policy-makers, practitioners and representatives of governmental institutions.

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