Archived radar data from the Envisat mission are playing an important role in mapping landslides in Switzerland. The mission’s vast archives continue to prove useful for mapping ground deformation. Landslides are a natural
Three key research centers and a consortium of Internet companies said on Thursday they would work together on a European cloud computing platform to handle the continent's rapidly growing demand for computer capacity.
An international information system designed to improve and expand the exchange of data on weather, climate and water will help boost food security around the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
The United Arab Emirates, represented by Tarek Al Awadhi, Head of the Spectrum & International Affairs Section at the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRI), was selected as a chair of the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) which opened in Geneva today. This is the first time the UAE has chaired the conference since joining in 1972.
The SPIDER Global Thematic Partnership (SPIDER GTP) which was launched in 2009 was again present in the 3rd Session of the Global Platform, which was organized and conducted by the United Nations International Strategy for
The International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) conducted its 19th General Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, on 1 – 2 November 2010. Congregating 50 Member States mainly from Africa and Asia, and 16 countries as Observers, the General Assembly offers an opportunity for Member States to exchange impressions regarding advances in activities related to civil protection and to explore synergies to increase the capacity of its Member States and other countries in the area of civil defence.