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NASA’s new satellite will improve weather observation

GOES-R. Courtesy of NASA

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R), recently launched by NASA, is the first in a sequence of highly advanced geostationary weather satellite to serve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Fuller Fire in Arizona, United-States

Image courtesy of NASA by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.

On the 16th of July 2016, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua

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Sand Fire in California leaves Burn Scar

Image courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Caption by Mike Carlowicz.

On the 22nd of July 2016 a fire occurred in southern California, United States. The Moderate

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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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Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) - Columbia University

The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) is a center within the Earth Institute at Columbia University (Link). CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences, and specializes in on-line

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The value of Landsat earth observation images

Landsat Earth observation images enables knowledge on land and resources (Image: USGS).
In 2008, Landsat Earth observation images became available to all users free of charge. Since then, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) portal has provided roughly 30 million Landsat Earth observation images for users to download.
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El Niño 2015 Conference: Shared Experiences - 20 Years of Climate Services and Framing the Next Steps in the Research and Development for Climate Resilience

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Monell Auditorium, Columbia University at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Campus, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, United States

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New York

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  • United States of America

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International Research Institute for Climate and Society
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Review: the partnership of EROS and the UN

Remote sensing imagery, like here showing the earthquake and landslides in Nepal 2015, provide important information (Image: USGS).

The Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, one of the facilities of the Unites States Geological Survey (USGS) of the United States, was established in the early 1970s as the center to manage remotely sensed

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Wed, 04/11/2015 - 13:39

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Workshop on the Applications of Geospatial Technologies to Disaster and Emergency Preparedness and Response

International workshop on the use of geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing in emergency management and response practices

From 07-10 October 20015 the United Nations Platform for

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Professional UAV Training for Humanitarian & Development Practitioners

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The Humanitarian UAV Network (UAViators) is proud to partner with Unmanned Experts (UMEX) to offer another hands-on dedicated course on UAV missions for humanitarian and development professionals. The mission of UAViators is to promote the safe, coordinated and effective use of UAVs in a wide range of humanitarian and development settings. Offering and co-teaching hands-on training courses in partnership with leading UAV experts is integral to furthering this mission.

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25/10/2015 to 27/10/2015

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Mon, 07/09/2015

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Washington DC

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The Humanitarian UAV Network (UAViators) and the Unmanned Experts (UMEX

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