UN-SPIDER Newsletter January 2011

Issue Date: 

Fri, 28/01/2011

In this issue:



  • UN-SPIDER office in Beijing opened
  • University of West Indies hosts new Regional Support Office

Technical Advisory Support:

  • Technical Advisory Mission to Guatemala
  • Seminars in Malawi and Madagascar


  • DLR about the International Charter Space and Major Disasters and about enhancing global cooperation in satellite-based emergency mapping



From Preparation to Response: Coastal Decision Support during the Caribbean Hurricane Season 2010 with RADARSAT-2

By Aube et al., posted on December 28th, 2010 in earthzine, Disasters, Earth Observation, Featured Article

Guy Aubé, Dirk Werle, Stu Frye, Nicole Alleyne, J-F Saulnier, Guy Séguin, Mathieu Benoît, Claire Gosselin and Andy Welch

Developing Disaster Management Capacity with Earth Observation

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 25/01/2011 - 12:52

Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

October 2010

Issue Date: 

Thu, 04/11/2010




New UN-SPIDER RSO established at the Disaster Risk Reduction Centre of the University of the West Indies

On 8 October 2010 the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the UN Office of Outer Space Affairs signed the cooperation agreement that established the tenth UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO). UWI is the first university to host an RSO and to contribute its experience and capabilities to the UN-SPIDER programme by doing so.

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 19/10/2010 - 12:10
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