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How Geodesign can help Recovery and Disaster Risk Management after Hurricane Sandy

After hurricane Sandy hit New York and New Jersey in late October 2012, recovery and

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Tue, 29/01/2013 - 12:43

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GPS: Improving performance with small satellite approach

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has selected Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) to investigate cost reduction and augmentation of the current Global Positioning System (GPS) constellation through the application of the small satellite approach.

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Wed, 23/01/2013 - 08:16

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GOES-13 returned to operations

The GOES-13 spacecraft returned to full operations on Thursday, October 18, 2012. The satellite had been taken out of service due to technical problems in late September. The trouble stemmed from a motor vibration, which caused a lubricant buildup that obstructed the spinning motion of the filter wheel in the sounder.

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Fri, 19/10/2012 - 10:45

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Fri, 10/19/2012

NASA captures storm Leslie and hurricane Michael

Satellite images from two NASA satellites were combined to create a full picture of Tropical Storm Leslie and Hurricane Michael spinning in the Atlantic Ocean. Imagery from Aqua and Terra satellites showed Leslie now past Bermuda and Michael in the north central Atlantic, and Leslie is much larger than the smaller, more powerful Michael.

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Tue, 11/09/2012 - 15:35

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Tue, 09/11/2012

FEMA provides online course catalogue on emergency management

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:41

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Mon, 09/03/2012

Google sponsors CrisisMappers Fellowships 2012

Every year, the CrisisMappers Fellowship Program supports a number of individuals to participate in the annual conference of the CrisisMappers Network. This year, Google has offered to sponsor Fellowships for the 2012 CrisisMappers Conference, taking place in Washington, United States, on 11-14 October. CrisisMapper Fellows receive a free return flight, free registration, free participation in the Pre-Conference Training Sessions and are provided with mentorship before, during and after the conference.

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Fri, 31/08/2012 - 09:39

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Fri, 08/31/2012

NASA celebrates 40 years of Earth Observation

NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. EDT, Monday, July 23, to highlight the accomplishments of the world's longest-running Earth-observing satellite program - Landsat. The briefing will be held at the Newseum at 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, and feature extensive imagery of our changing planet and local U.S. landscapes.

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Wed, 18/07/2012 - 12:21

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Wed, 07/18/2012

GPS data could speed up tsunami warnings

Faster tsunami warnings could be issued by using Global Positioning System (GPS) data alongside existing earthquake detection technology, scientists have found.

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Wed, 14/12/2011 - 16:33

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NASA's NPP Satellite Successfully Completes Thermal Vac Testing

GREENBELT, Md. -- The NASA National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) climate and weather satellite has successfully passed all environmental testing with the recent completion of thermal vacuum testing at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp's production and test facility in Boulder, Colo.

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Thu, 26/05/2011 - 14:52

Tracking forest threats

Alerts from an early warning system developed in part by DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory could help protect forests across the U.S. from the threats of insects, disease and wildfire.

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Tue, 08/03/2011 - 15:39

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