Antarctica

IGAC: Preparing for the 2015 International Geomatic Week

International Geomatic Week 2015 will particularly focus on "Geospatial information for building peace"

IGAC, the Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, as part of the celebration of its 80 year anniversary, is presenting the sixth edition of the International Geomatics Week. This time the event will take place between 10 and 14 August of 2015 at the Wyndham Hotel Bogota, Colombia.

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Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:01

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Canadian Space Agency publishes Antarctic Mosaic

The RADARSAT-2 Antarctica Mosaics and Tiles are now freely available

The Canadian Space Agency CSA in partnership with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. MDA, and the Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (CCIN) at UWaterloo, have made public a mosaic of over 3,150 images collected by the RADARSAT-2 satellite.

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Tue, 19/08/2014 - 15:44

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Akademik Shokalskiy: Satellites helped free trapped vessel in the Antarctic

Image by the satellite TerraSAR-X showing two vessels trapped in the Antarctic

The Russian research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy was trapped for over a week in the Antarctic ice. High-resolution radar

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Mon, 13/01/2014 - 11:20

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Mon, 01/13/2014

Remote Sensing helps locate the Coldest Spot on Earth

Remote Sensing image showsing the coldest place on Earth

NASA's Landsat 8

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 11:21

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Antarctic: TerraSAR-X sees crack in Pine Island Glacier

PIG is the longest and fastest-flowing glacier in the western Antarctic

The DLR-operated TerraSAR-X

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Fri, 12/07/2013 - 11:04

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Fri, 07/12/2013

Sea Level Rise: NASA satellites help reveal glaciers' role

Antarctica seen from space

In a news release from 16 May 2013, NASA points out how two of its

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Fri, 17/05/2013 - 11:54

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Fri, 05/17/2013

Ozone Hole: Satellites show smallest size in ten years

Satellites show that the recent ozone hole over Antarctica was the smallest seen in the past decade. Long-term observations also reveal that Earth’s ozone has been strengthening following international agreements to protect this vital layer of the atmosphere.

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Mon, 11/02/2013 - 11:49

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