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Argo floats – Monitoring the Ocean

Argo 10-day ocean observation cycle (Image: Argo).
The Array for Real-time Geostrophic Oceanography (ARGO) is an international collaboration effort that has been established to collect
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This year El Niño under the three strongest reported in 65 years

This year El Niño is the strongest since 15 years (Image: NASA).
During a news conference in Geneva on 16 November 2015, the Secretary-General of the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Mr. Michel Jarraud, commented that the “Severe droughts and devastating flooding being experienced throughout the tropics and sub-tropical zones bear the hallmarks of this
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Tue, 17/11/2015 - 14:52

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UN-SPIDER hosts autumn IWG-SEM meeting 2015

Representatives of the autumn IWG-SEM meeting 2015 participated in-person as via web (Image:Fabio Giulio Tonolo/ITHACA).
On 9 and 10 November 2015, UN-SPIDER hosted the autumn meeting of the International Working Group on Satellite-based
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UN-SPIDER hosts autumn IWG-SEM meeting 2015

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Tue, 10/11/2015 - 16:11

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Space for Climate Exhibition at the Champs-Elysées in Paris

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube (Image: ESA).

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube presenting information on the contribution of space for studying

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Tue, 27/10/2015 - 14:09

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for the Philippines, Croatia and Italy

Cyclone Koppu over the Philippines (Image: NASA).

In the last days the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Philippines affected by the tropical

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Wed, 21/10/2015 - 11:54

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Launch of the 2015 World Disasters Report at the United Nations Office at Vienna

The World Disasters Report 2015 will be a key publication for the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit 2016 (Source: UNIS).

On October 5 2015 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the Austrian Red Cross, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Norwegian Embassy launched the 2015 World Disasters Report in Vienna. 

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Fri, 23/10/2015 - 12:56

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Satellite operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation

Stephen O’Brien says that satellite communications are the only technology immune to natural disasters (Image: UN Geneva).

On 14 October at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation in Geneva, the

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Satellite operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation

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Fri, 16/10/2015 - 12:11

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TerraSAR-X satellite will continue providing data for Copernicus Data Warehouse

TerraSAR-X satellite monitoring Europe (Image: ESA)

Airbus Defence and Space and ESA have signed an agreement that enables Copernicus Data Warehouse to continue receiving TerraSAR-X satellite information until the end of 2020.

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Thu, 30/07/2015 - 15:43

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EuroGeographics to provide geospatial data to Eurostat

Satellite image of Europe (Image: NASA)

EuroGeographics has signed a four-year agreement with the European Commission to provide geospatial information to the European Union’s statistical office, Eurostat. Thus, the company gives access to the European Commission’s staff to information through its geographical information service, GISCO.

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Wed, 29/07/2015 - 09:59

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EEA and ESA strengths cooperation on Earth Observation and environmental monitoring

French Riviera processed through infrared spectral channel, one of the first images captured by Sentinel-2A satellite (Image: ESA)

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on July 15 between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Environmental Agency (EEA) in order to share scientific expertise and technical data in the fields of

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Thu, 23/07/2015 - 11:56

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