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JAXA produces Collection of Good Practice in Disaster Emergency Observation

Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 "DAICHI-2" (ALOS-2). Image: JAXA

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Authority (JAXA) has released a collection of good practices in disaster emergency observation using data captured by the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 "DAICHI-2" (ALOS-2) from 2014 to 2017. The publication showcases the contributions of space technology to disaster risk reduction and demonstrates Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) observation principles, presenting them in actual observations using SAR for different types of disasters.

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Wed, 08/08/2018 - 15:50

November 2011 Updates

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Wed, 21/12/2011
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UN-SPIDER News

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October 2011

June 2011

May 2011

Asian Disaster Risk Reduction Partnerships

The World Bank (WB) and the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) strengthening cooperation and partnerships in the region for disaster risk reduction. The goal is to enhance capacity-building and knowledge-sharing in disaster prevention, mitigation and response across East Asia and the Pacific.

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Mon, 11/04/2011 - 12:32

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February 2011

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Fri, 04/03/2011
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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

JAXA is pursuing great possibilities in various aerospace fields and is striving to succeed with various research and development missions in order to contribute to the peace and happiness of humankind. It is active in several areas, including the Earth observation programme (active missions ALOS, GOSAT). One of the JAXA's satellites is specialized on providing data for Sentinel Asia. This information flow is visualized on the following picture:
 

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January 2011

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Mon, 07/02/2011
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UN-SPIDER News

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7th Sentinel Asia System (SAS) Operation Training

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The purpose of the 7th Sentinel Asia System (SAS) Operation Training is to enable a large number of people involved in disaster management to learn how to utilise the Sentinel Asia Step2 System as well as how to visualise and interpret satellite data obtained through the Sentinel Asia.

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28/02/2011 to 04/03/2011

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Kathmandu

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