The Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced plans to make the Department of the Interior the permanent manager of the Landsat series of Earth observation satellites.
On 15 March 2011, a new World Earthquake Intensity Map on an equal-population map was created.
By spatially extensive events, ground-based mapping is too slow, typically hindered by disaster-related site access difficulties, or too dangerous as in the case of potential radioactive contaminat
Many countries in the world are vulnerable to teletsunamis, or trans-ocean tsunamis.
Natural phenomena such as earthquakes, mud floods, landslides, volcanic eruption or industrial accidents may cause huge disasters.
Civil protection authorities need guidance in order to establish comprehensive emergency plans for tsunami-prone communities.
Astrium GEO-Information Services is the sole distributor of the Formosat-2 satellite’s imagery.
Thirty-three countries will participate next week in the Caribbean region’s first full-scale tsunami warning exercise as part of United Nations-backed efforts to test and strengthen the regio
Days before the devastating earthquake and tsunamis hit Japan, the United Nations and GVF, U, the non-profit association of the global satellite industry, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to fa
Scientists are trialling the use of satellites to improve early warning systems but local weather watchers warn they won't prevent a repeat of the devastating floods that claimed lives last month.
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