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WCDRR Working Session: Early Warning

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Over the last decades there has been an increase in weather-related disasters, changes in societal structures, and advancements in weather prediction technologies. The session will examine in particular experiences in early warning. The integration of geospatial technology as part of risk communication has been a key to success to early warning systems and risk information application by governments, businesses and individuals.

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14/03/2015

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Sendai

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Sendai International Centre, Main Hall

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  • Japan

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Governments: Japan (Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), other National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), Germany – tentative

Major Groups: IFRC

UN: WMO, UNESCO, UNDP, UNESCAP, UNOOSA, ITU, UNITAR

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Geospatial Information Authority (GSI)

The Geospatial Information (GSI) Authority of Japan is jointly working with International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM) on application of Geospatial Technology in Urban Disaster Management in Japan.

Website: http://www.gsi.go.jp/ENGLISH/

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ALOS-2/CIRC data is now open to the public

The ALOS data is accessible via the CIRC observation data search

After the calibration and validation of ALOS-2/CIRC, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA confirmed that the data quality of ALOS-2/CIRC is adequate. All ALOS-2/CIRC data is therefore now available to the public.

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Mon, 09/02/2015 - 15:59

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ADRC: Regional Support Office activities in 2015

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) has been a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) since 2009.

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Thu, 29/01/2015 - 11:09

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Japanese government to develop disposable disaster response satellite

Tsunami Damage near Ishinomaki, Japan March 15, 2011

The Japanese government is currently planning the development of an operationally responsive small observation satellite to be launched in case of a disaster or military emergencies.

The creation of this disposable satellite is part of the draft Basic Plan on Space Policy, released by the Japanese government's Committee on National Space Policy.

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Tue, 13/01/2015 - 15:43

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The Group on Earth Observations and the System of Systems in Asia; the Next 10 years

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OGC and GEO announce joint session on GEOSS in Asia: The Next 10 years November 13, 2014 - Join the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and invited speakers at a special joint session scheduled for December 1st, 1100-1800 (JST), in Tokyo, Japan.

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01/12/2014

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Akiharaba Convention Hall (5th Floor), Tokyo, Room 5C-2

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Tokyo

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  • Japan

Event Organisers: 

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

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Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

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UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), scheduled to take place in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan.

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Preparations for WCDRR: PrepCom2 concluded

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Mon, 17/11/2014 - 12:04

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Japan: ASNARO Earth Observation satellite launched

Launch of the rocket with the five Earth observation satellites on board

On 6 November 2014, five Japanese satellites were sent into orbit from the Dombarovsky launch site, in Russia.

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Mon, 10/11/2014 - 10:10
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Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

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Towards a new science and technology to consolidate disaster risk reduction and sustainable development

This meeting, which takes place prior to the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (3rdWCDRR), will bring together decision makers and leading scientists to discuss how science and technology can contribute to disaster risk reduction and foster sustainable development.

Discussions will be based on the following three viewpoints:

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14/01/2014 to 16/01/2014

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Tokyo

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Ito Hall, The University of Tokyo

Venue Country: 

  • Japan

Event Organisers: 

Science Council of Japan United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Ito International Research Center Conference, University of Tokyo

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JAXA: End of mission for PR rainfall observation radar on TRMM

TRMM Precipitation Radar image of tropical cyclone

The operation of the Precipitation Radar (PR) on board the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite was completed on 7 October 2014, as the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JAXA announced.

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Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:02

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