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China launched two Beidou satellites

China launched two more satellites for its Beidou (Compass) global navigation and positioning network on Wednesday, 19 September 2012. The satellites, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan, were lifted into space by a Long March-3B carrier rocket and have entered the scheduled orbit.

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Mon, 24/09/2012 - 08:46

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China SatNav Conference calls for papers

The fourth China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC 2013) has launched a call for papers to be presented at the conference taking place on May 15–17, 2013 in Wuhan, China. The theme of CSNC 2013 is: "BeiDou Application - Opportunities and Challenges". It will incorporate a wide range of activities, such as academic exchange, high-end forum, exhibition as well as science popularization. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 31 October 2012, the full papers are due on 20 December 2012.

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Fri, 14/09/2012 - 08:00

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UN-SPIDER partners support coordination for earthquake in China

Multiple earthquakes, with the strongest two measuring 5.7 and 5.6 on the Richter scale, struck the mountainous rural regions of Yunnan and Guizhou, in the Yiliang and Weining counties in southwest China on Friday 7 September 2012, killing at least 80 people and injuring more than 160 others. As a result of the earthquakes in this mountainous area, landslides have also been experienced. The most serious damage was in Yiliang county, where the majority of the fatalities occurred. An estimated 100,000 people have been evacuated and approximately 20,000 houses were destroyed.

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Earthquake in China

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Multiple earthquakes, with the strongest two measuring 5.7 and 5.6 on the Richter scale, struck the mountainous rural regions of Yunnan and Guizhou, in the Yiliang and Weining counties in southwest China on Friday 7 September 2012, killing at least 80 people and injuring more than 160 others. As a result of the earthquakes in this mountainous area, landslides have also been experienced. The most serious damage was in Yiliang county, where the majority of the fatalities occurred. An estimated 100,000 people have been evacuated and approximately 20,000 houses were destroyed.

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UN-SPIDER Conference on Risk Assessment in Beijing open for applications

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for

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Conference announcement: Risk Assessment in the Context of Global Climate Change

Jointly with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, UN-SPIDER is organising the international conference "Risk Assessment in the Context of Global Climate Change". The Conference will take place on 7-9 November 2012 at Zhongmin Plaza, Beijing.

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 09:50
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UN-SPIDER supports International Workshop on Drought

The workshop “Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change”, held from 4 to 5 June 2012, was hosted by Beijing Normal University in collaboration with the National Drought

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International Charter activated for floods in China

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 12 May 2012 by the China National Committee for

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SOA gains control of China's oceanic surveying satellite

Control of China's oceanic surveying satellite Haiyang-2 was handed over Friday to the State Oceanic Administration (SOA), by its manufacturer and launcher China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:37

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China's advanced satellite operating soundly

China's first high-resolution remote sensing satellite ZY-1-02C has carried out orbit tests, and images delivered from it reach international levels, China Center for Resources Satellite

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