geodetic

2019 Living Planet Symposium

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Attracting thousands of scientists and data users, ESA’s Living Planet Symposia are amongst the biggest Earth observation conferences in the world.

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Date: 

13/05/2019 to 17/05/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 30/04/2019

Venue: 

MiCo - Milano Congressi

Venue City: 

Milan

Venue Country: 

  • Italy

Event Organisers: 

European Space Agency. 

Co-organisers: 

Italian Space Agency. 

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GPS sensors used to aid the forecasting of monsoon flash floods

Highway 78 in San Diego State flooded by monsoon rains in 2013. Image: NASA

The forecasting of torrential monsoon downpours has become more accurate due to improved GPS and geodetic sensors. The system, developed by meteorologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Forecast Offices in the United States of America has been in use since 2012.

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Tue, 15/05/2018 - 14:55
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