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Southeast Asia: Global Forest Watch Fires released

154  forest and land fires across Riau province on 20 July.

GFW-Fires is a new dynamic online platform for forest monitoring and fire alert system covering Southeast Asia by providing near-real time information and high-resolution satellite images.

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Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:20
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-6.20876
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106.846

Indonesia: GIS used for real-time fire response information sharing

Indonesian firefighters are now using GIS to share real-time information

Firefighters and field officers in Bekasi, Indonesia, can now collect first hand data and share real-time information by using the newly deployed GIS data capture application.

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Thu, 22/05/2014 - 17:41
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-6.24903
longitude: 
106.997

UN-SPIDER and LAPAN successfully conclude ASEAN workshop

UN-SPIDER and its Regional Support Office in Indonesia, LAPAN, jointly cond

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 14:23
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-7.79707
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110.371

Indonesia: Launch of advanced disaster monitoring system

Fires in Sumatra, Indonesia in March 2014 seen from Space.

Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system in order to enhance its emergency response capacities.

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Tue, 01/04/2014 - 12:09
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-6.20876
longitude: 
106.846

Sinabung Volcano: Detecting pyroclastic flow from space

The eruptions of Mount Sinabung are less violent now, but they are not over.

In January 2014, Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island has exploded intensively and repeatedly, forcing thousands of residents to vacate their houses.

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:48
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7.55038
longitude: 
103.484

Indonesia: Sumatra is covered with haze from ongoing fires

satellite image of fires in Indonesia

Since February, many fires have broken out on the Sumatra peninsula in Indonesia,

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 14:19
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-0.589724
longitude: 
101.343

Indonesia: Aqua and Terra satellites locate nearly 530 fire hotspots in Sumatra

Satellite images help detect fires in Indonesia

NASA’s satellites detected over 500 hotspots of forest, plantation and peatland fires across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:10
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-0.589724
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101.343

Indonesia: International Charter activated due to volcano eruption

Satellite image of volcano eruption

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated in Indonesia on 13 February by one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices,

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Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:17
latitude: 
-7.935
longitude: 
112.314

Indonesia: Satellite sees ash plume from Sinabung

natural-color image of an ash plume from Sinabung on January 16, 2014

The Sinabung volcano was seen as non-active, with no historical records of eruptions, until 2010.

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Thu, 23/01/2014 - 14:51
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43.1063
longitude: 
6.35422

Indonesia: Indigenous groups use community GPS mapping

NASA's MODIS on Terra satellite shows changes in coastal line of Sumatra Island

In line with Indonesia's One Map Initiative (OMI) launched in 2012, indigenou

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Fri, 10/01/2014 - 13:03
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-0.589724
longitude: 
101.343