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10th Annual Coordination Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices

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The Earth and Planetary Image Facility (EPIF) is a multi-disciplinary research laboratory located at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Its research focuses mainly on the use of remote sensing for a variety of applications and on advancing the development of currently available remote sensing methods. Students in the Facility come from a variety of academic backgrounds, including geography, electro-optics, geology, electrical engineering, bio-medical engineering, computer sciences, and agriculture.

The Facility is affiliated to the NASA Regional Planetary Image Facilities programme and hosts an active archive of maps and remotely sensed images from the solar system.

Cutting edge technologies are used and developed in the research programme. Three years ago, the university launched the reasearch nano-satellite BGU-SAT and established ground satellite receiving station.

Earth and Planetary Image Facility Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel Dr. Shimrit Maman Director tiroshs@bgu.ac.il

UNOOSA and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev agree to establish UN-SPIDER RSO in Israel

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a Regional Support Office (RSO) of UNOOSA's programme 'United Nations Platform for Space-Based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)'.

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Mon, 12/10/2020 - 16:30

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IWMI wins award for innovative space-based drought monitoring work

IWMI staff receiving the GeoSpatial World Excellence Award 2020. Image: IWMI.

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI), a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, has won an award for its innovative work using

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Sun, 27/09/2020 - 14:51

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UN-SPIDER Updates June 2019

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We're glad to share with you the June 2019 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates.

We would like to make use of this occasion to inform you about two upcoming UN-SPIDER conferences:

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9th annual meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices opens in Vienna

Representatives of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices and observer organizations..
UNOOSA Director Simonetta di Pippo opens the 9th annual RSO meeting.

Representatives from the network of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices (RSO) convene in Vienna for the 9th Annual RSO Coordination Meeting from 18 to 19 June. Held at the United Nations Offices in Vienna, the meeting provides the 23 RSOs the opportunity to propose concrete ways in which they, respectively, could further collaborate with UN-SPIDER and also with other RSOs.

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Tue, 18/06/2019 - 11:18

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UN-SPIDER conducts Technical Advisory Mission follow-up in Viet Nam

Participants of the UN-SPIDER TAM follow up mission in Viet Nam. Image: UN-SPIDER

UN-SPIDER is working with the Viet Nam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA) and the Disaster Management Policy and Technology Center (DMPTC) to promote the use of space-based information in disaster management.

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The 8th Annual Meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices Commences in Vienna

UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting

UN-SPIDER is currently conducting its 8th annual Regional Support Offices (RSOs) meeting at the United Nations Offices in Vienna (UNOV). The meeting, which runs from 6-8 June, brings together representatives from participating RSOs and additional supporters of the programme.

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Tue, 06/06/2017 - 13:15

Indonesia RSO UNSPIDER activities in September 2015

The Indonesia Regional Support Office of UNSPIDER performed the following activities in September 2015:

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Tue, 13/10/2015 - 22:51

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Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) / National Observatory Athens (NOA)

The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) is one of the three institutes of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the oldest research institution in Greece.

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