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6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The conference will build on opportunities through science and technology to address current issues and reduce risks for future generations.

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29

longitude: 

77

Date: 

28/10/2015 to 30/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 15/08/2015

Venue: 

SCOPE Convention Centre, 7 Lodhi Road New Delhi, 110003

Venue City: 

New Delhi

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology

International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM)

Co-organisers: 

International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria 

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Japan

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2nd International Conference on Remore Sensing Applications in Tropical and Subtropical Areas

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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To bridge the gap between great successes of remote sensing technology and challenging applications in tropical and subtropical region, this conference aims at providing facilitation and communication between experts from multidisciplinary domains so that they are able to discuss key issues about how to make full use of remote sensing technology to promote its comprehensive and effective applications in this region with a focus on the developing world.

latitude: 

22

longitude: 

114

Date: 

08/12/2015 to 10/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 30/09/2015

Venue: 

nstitute of Space and Earth Information Science. The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Venue City: 

Hong Kong

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

 

 Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Co-organisers: 

National Remote Sensing Center for China

Chinese National Committee for Remote Sensing

Hong Kong Society for Remote Sensing, Hong Kong

Language of event: 

1

RCMRD: Stakeholder Workshop on the Use of MODIS Data for Early Warning

Group photo of the workshop's participants (Image: RCMRD)

On Thursday June 4th a one-day workshop on the “Use of Modis

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Wed, 10/06/2015 - 11:34

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Scientist-volunteers map landslides from Nepal earthquakes

Volunteers are mapping earthquake-inducted landslides in Nepal (Image: NASA)

A team of international volunteers is combing through satellite imagery of the earthquake-affected areas in Nepal to identify additional hazards like earthquake-induced landslides.

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Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:02

Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

A new UN-SPIDER newsletter is now available. The latest issue focuses on the use of Earth observation for the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. 2015 is a milestone year for the United Nations.

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Thu, 04/06/2015 - 08:34

United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation opened

UNOOSA director Simonetta Di Pippo highlighted the role of satellite data in disaster risk reduction and sustainable development.

The United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation: Global Solutions for the Challenges of Sustainable Development in Societies at Risk was opening today in Bonn, Germany.

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Tue, 26/05/2015 - 09:38

WCDRR: CANEUS public forum on sharing Space data

UNOOSA's director and two UN-SPIDER experts gave presentations during the CANEUS public forum

On 17 March 2015, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER contributed to a side event at the Third United Nations World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), organized by the CANEUS (Canada-Europe-US-Asia-Africa) International Organization.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 10:03

WCDRR: A global partnership on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

One of the key outcomes of the working session was the announcement of a global partnership comprised of UNOOSA and 15 partners.

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER successfully co-organized a working session on

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 14:52

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/15: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

Issue Date: 

Wed, 04/03/2015
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New UN-SPIDER Newsletter: Space Technologies for DRR

OpenQuake Platform launched to facilitate access to earthquake data

On 21 January 2015, the GEM Foundation published a web-based platform that enables access to a wide variety of sources on earthquakes.

The OpenQuake platform is the product an open source collaboration by over 300 experts across the world and it will enhance risk assessment and information-sharing with a broad community.

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 11:36

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