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Hungary: Regional Support Office supports response to Danube floods

The read arrows show the location of the possible leakage discovered by RSO staf

In early June this year, Hungary, along with Austria and Germany, was facing the largest-ever flood of the Danube.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 01/07/2013 - 16:37
latitude: 
47.4979
longitude: 
19.0402

Floods in Europe

In early June 2013, widespread flooding in central Europe has inundated swathes of Austria, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, killing at least 15 people.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods in Central Europe
Region: 
Central Europe
Occurance Date: 
02/06/2013
latitude: 
48.5667
longitude: 
13.4319

Károly Róbert University College establishes new Remote Sensing Laboratory

A scientific workshop about finishing the project “Establishment of an environmental monitoring and remote sensing laboratory at Károly Róbert University College” was held

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 07/01/2013 - 08:04
latitude: 
47.7886
longitude: 
19.9356

Hyperspectral data plays important role in environmental monitoring

In cooperation with Galileo Group, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Hungary, the

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 18/12/2012 - 08:25
latitude: 
47.7886
longitude: 
19.9356

Regional Support Office Károly Róbert College wins national competition

UN-SPIDER’s Hungarian RSO, the Károly Róbert College, was the winner of the Hungarian national competition „Digital Hungarian Maps 2011”.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 07/05/2012 - 09:36

Karoly Robert University of Hungary joins UN-SPIDER as an RSO

On 7 February 2012, during the Forty-ninth session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), UN-SPIDER and the Karoly Robert Univer

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 09:43
latitude: 
47.1625
longitude: 
19.5033

The use of satellite imagery to multi-event and event-specific flood hazard mapping

In recent years flood management has shifted from protection against floods to managing the risks of floods (European Flood risk directive).

Tech. Disaster in Hungary

Hungary declared a state of emergency in three counties after a torrent of toxic red sludge from an alumina plant tore through nearby villages, killing four people and injuring 120.

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Name: 
Tech. Disaster in Hungary
Region: 
Hungary
Occurance Date: 
05/10/2010
latitude: 
47.0843
longitude: 
17.475

Flash Floods in Hungary

Flash floods triggered by days of heavy rain have killed at least four people, forced mass evacuations and cut off power to thousands in central Europe.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flash Floods
Region: 
Northern Hungary
Occurance Date: 
17/05/2010
latitude: 
48.0781
longitude: 
20.8301